Recently the Hamilton Township Public Library in Mercer County was the recipient of a donation of over one hundred books and other publications, written in Italian, donated by Cav. Mario A. Marano of Toms River, NJ. Hamilton Township and Mercer County have a large population of Italians and Italian Americans. The books are mostly text books coverin...

For the first time in its eight-year history, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival will have a title sponsor. Make that a pair of title sponsors! Fiat of Albuquerque partners with Scalo Northern Italian Grill in first-line support of the ever-popular festival and its exclusive beneficiary, the UNM Children's Hospital. Each of these community-...

By Megan Hussey After more than 40 years, the Pasco Italian-American Civic Club recently closed its doors, but not before leaving a sizable gift to the community it served for nearly half a century. The club, based in Hudson and at one point claiming membership throughout Pasco County, donated most of its remaining $94,000 in funds to five nonpro...

Delaware District 1 donated a check for $1,000 to the Sussex Technical High School Athletic Department. This donation was a result of the proceeds of the 3rd Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony and financial support from the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture.   Three local high schools - Cape Henlopen, Indian River and Suss...

By Amy Eddings CIAO, the Charitable Italian American Organization, is saying a temporary arrivederci to its annual Italian Dinner but plans to resume it in 2017. The group's board decided during a meeting Monday evening to cancel its main fundraiser this year because they could not find a restaurant or caterer willing to replace Casa Lu Al, w...

The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey, which was founded in October 2014, recently held its first major charity event for Make-A-Wish New Jersey. The event was held at the Samuel and Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place in Monroe Township.   More than 180 people attended the event and raised $21,000 which will grant two childre...

We know that Italians have a big heart. In the Italian American community there's plenty of examples, and today we are very happy and proud to meet one of them, who has been doing for 10 years something extraordinary.   His name is Bruno Serato, and every day he feeds pasta for free to almost 1,800 kids. Every single day, with Caterina's Club. So...

Boys' and Girls' Town of Italy's 53rd annual benefit lunch, presented by the San Francisco Women's Committee, celebrated 70 years of service to 30,000 children in Rome, and the launch of Boys' and Girls' Towns of Ethiopia. Boys' and Girls' Towns offer a safe haven and a chance in life for hungry, homeless and orphaned children living on the streets...

di Francesco Semprini   I giovani italiani d'America rilanciano la loro crociata per sconfiggere i tumori. I membri dello «Young Executives Committee» (YEX) della Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, e l'American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF), fondazione impegnata da 35 anni nella raccolta di fondi per la ricerca sul cancro, hanno unito le...

It's About Caring for Kids (IACKids) is extremely pleased to announce an annual partnership with the Golisano Children's Hospital & Pediatric Social Work Team. IACKids has pledged an annual commitment of $25,000 to assist families with some of their most basic needs during their child's extended hospitalization at the Golisano Children's Hospit...