Mionetto USA is proud to announce the third annual 'Pink Cork for the Cause,' in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October. The innovative charitable program, which began in 2015, aims to drive awareness and support research. The program launches September 1 and is in effect until October 31, featuring pink corks hidden in promotional bo...

Join Cristina Fontanelli and her friends for this first-annual Italian Culture Night fundraiser at the historic landmark private club, the National Arts Club, Gramercy Park NYC, taking place during October which is designated by the Government as Italian Culture Month. 27 Oct 2017 6:00 PM. Tickets hereYou will enjoy a pasta station, salads, dessert...

A survey by Italy's national association of notaries, which monitors charity donations in Italy, found that 32 million people donated to a cause in the last year. Italians may be struggling financially but their generosity appears unaffected by a decade of financial crisis. Especially if it involves giving money beyond their lifetime. At least 14 p...

Hurricane Irma was the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded outside the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It has forced the evacuation of 6.3 million Floridians, has left nearly 6 million homes and businesses without power, and has caused billions of dollars in damages—many of those affected are our own OSDIA brothers and sisters. “...

Many wonderful things take place at Italian Fest – sometimes behind the scenes.  This year, the Matt Melucci Italian Studies Fund Committee at SIUE, working with the Italian American Club of Southwestern Illinois, invites you to contribute to their special cause – helping to finance Italian language student study in Italy.  Your contribution to the...

The Italian Catholic Federation’s Our Lady Mother of the Church Branch #439 will host its sixth annual dinner dance on Oct. 8 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. The event will raise funds to benefit Maria Vouga and her family, and honor Rocco and Rosanna DeFrenza. (847-341-1847)  Maria was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disorder a...

The 2017 Festa Italiana in Syracuse has a new event: a meatball-eating contest. The organizers have invited several local media members to participate, according to Ginnie Lostumbo. Morning radio hosts for 93Q Ted Long and Amy Robbins will emcee and judge, Lostumbo said. The contest will be at 12:30 p.m. on the first day of the festival, which runs...

Dear Members and Friends, we hope everyone has been able to continue recovering and remain safe and sound in the aftermath of Harvey. We'd like to thank everyone who reached out to let us know how you were doing and checked in on us to make sure all staff members and the Milford House was safe. Now it's our turn to do what we can for all those who...

Youngstown's favorite Italian American boxer and lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is organizing a match between amateur boxers in Youngstown and Pittsburgh against the motherland Italy. The event "Youngstown Versus Italy" will be at the Covelli Centre October 5 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Organizers said that proceeds will benefit...

For six years, Phil Pata watched as Alzheimer’s disease slowly took his wife away from him. Looking forward to a day when families won’t have to deal with that pain anymore, Pata and his fellow Bellaire Sons of Italy members donated $1,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association during a check presentation held Wednesday at the lodge. Pata and Larry Seibie...