WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Rita Richardson      Translation by:   Why should people worldwide give their money, their time and their talents to restoring a small, ancient, boarded-up church in a small town in Tuscany? Because Oratorio San Filippino is not just any church. It is a modern day...

Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia received a tractor trailer load of over 5,000 pounds of pasta May 12 from Opera Wine Imports in conjunction with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. The gift is in recognition of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia this Sept. 26-27 and his call to serve the poor....

Women and Children International is a charitable organization that provides direct aid to those who are underprivileged and those who are underserved. The organization provides food aid, clothing, educational opportunities, and fosters global peace. Women and Children International identifies those in crisis by working closely with local leaders, s...

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...

By Michael & Matthew   Food, philanthropy and fun activities for the whole family abound at the 11th International Risotto Festival chaired by Donae Cangelosi Chramosta and husband Rob Chramosta. The afternoon of cool weather, great food and flashy fun cars raised in excess of $100,000 for The Scarlett Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research...

by Ron Matz   It's all about food, fun and friendship, and it's happening this weekend in Little Italy. Ron Matz has more on the preparations for the feast of St. Anthony. The festivals in Little Italy always draw big crowds. This weekend it's the feast of St. Anthony — a tradition dating back more than 100 hundred years. "We...

The Italian American Club's Charitable Foundation is sponsoring its first ever "Fashionably Pink" fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Shades of Pink Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps women who are undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer, www.shadesofpinkfoundation.org.   "One of the main features of our Fashionably Pi...

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 6.30pm - 11pmBenefiting Mercy Home - PianoForte Foundation - 1335 S. Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL 60605 Tickets: $15 members | $25 non-members. Please, RSVP by Dec. 03, 2015 until 1:00pm.   T'was 22 days before Christmas, when a CI through the night The Italians were dancing,...

Twenty years ago, a group of Italian-American business leaders – Umberto Fedeli, Dominic Visconsi, Sr, Nacy Panzica, John Quagliata, Joe and John Miceli, and Sonny Orlando -- wanted to find a way to preserve their Italian traditions while also helping the Cleveland community. Their idea transformed into the Northern Ohio Italian American Found...

The New Mexico Italian Film & Culture Festival prepares to roll out in Albuquerque on February 8 for an 8-day run celebrating Italian cinematic excellence and iconic Italian cuisine, and with some new, first-time-ever features.   The big news in the films lineup will be the screening of Il Capitale Umano (Human Captal), awarded the 2014...