Nino, a shoeshine boy wandering in the streets of Rome, reacted with scorn when Monsignor Carroll-Abbing suggested that he knew of an institution where the youngster could learn a trade. Nino looked him up and down and said, “Who, me? Go into an institution? Marching all day in line? Not me! I can come and go as I please, and look … I’ve got a pock...

Since 1999, fall in Frontenac has meant Italian food, wine, music and raising money for education. Festa Italiana was created by the Frontenac Education Foundation to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Frontenac High School. The event offers food sampling, fun for children, live music and more. And it all returns Saturday. Last year, Fes...

L'Umbria punta alla conquista dell'America con un progetto dedicato al mercato statunitense, di rilevanza strategica e finalizzato a  riposizionare il  ‘brand’ della regione dopo gli eventi sismici dello scorso anno. E’ quanto si propone il “progetto Usa” approvato dalla Giunta regionale dell’Umbria su proposta del vice presidente ed assessore al t...

Il suo compleanno è il simbolo del sogno americano, old style. Una sfida d'altri tempi, ai tempi di Trump, lanciata da un ricercatore napoletano che ha fatto carriera negli Stati Uniti. E scrive su Facebook: «Aiutatemi a raggiungere l'obiettivo: sostenere studi di genetica per diagnosi e cure anticancro, malattie cardiovascolari, diabete e altre pa...

Tutti i bambini della scuola Montessori di Macerata in fila per dare il benvenuto a Joan Marchi Migliori, italoamericana che ha consegnato 10mila dollari all’istituto di via Don Bosco. All’arrivo della donna, originaria di Lucca, hanno cantato gli inni nazionali dell’Italia e degli U.S.A. sventolando le bandierine dei due paesi legati da una fortis...

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...