The Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization will honor Remo Turano as Humanitarian of the Year at its Honor & Hope Gala on April 28 at the Medinah Shrine Center in Addison. More than a dozen scholarships will be presented at the event, along with donations to a wounded veteran and other worthy causes. To participate, visit http://www.c...

The Italian Festa has a long tradition in Hagerstown, drawing hundreds of people every year for steaming plates of pasta and sauce in an event that helps the community. Volunteers came together again Sunday at the Ramada Plaza in Hagerstown to offer the meal, which organizers estimated would net about $6,000 for causes supported by the Antietam Exc...

From helping firefighters to feeding the hungry. From supporting children with developmental disabilities to aiding victims of domestic violence. From giving military veterans and students a boost to promoting children learning to read to disaster relief.  All of these worthy causes and more are at the heart of a local benevolent organization’s eff...

Nonna Irma has become something of a celebrity in her native Italy after her proud granddaughter shared her story on Facebook this week. "This is my grandma Irma, a young lady of 93, who set off for Kenya tonight," wrote Elisa Coltro on Monday.  "Not to some tourist resort to be waited on hand and foot, but to go to a village of children, in an orp...

Some students from Union-Endicott High School are raising money for a local organization while paying homage to their Italian heritage. The U-E Italian Club held a pasta and meatball dinner Thursday night at the Sons of Italy Lodge in Endicott with proceeds benefiting the Mercy House of the Southern Tier. Students, teachers, and volunteers served u...

From December 4 through December 19, 2017, the Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) visited and donated $1,000 each to 12 different charities as part of their 12 Days of Christmas Giving. A local non-profit created to support local charities while working to maintain a positive community image and uphold Italian family traditions, SIAB an...

In the mood for a delicious Italian dinner and supporting a cause? The St. Catherine of Siena Church youth mission team hosts its seventh annual Italian dinner on Friday, Feb. 16, with seating from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the school gym, 845 W. Main St. in West Dundee. Immediately after the dinner at 7 p.m., guests will gather in the church for prayer...

My name is Matteo Ferramondo and I am a 12th grade Italian student at the George C. Marshall High School located in Falls Church, Virginia. In order to graduate my classmate Gianmarco Starke and I  have the requirement to organize and complete a volunteering project. We decided to organize a charity fundraiser for the students of the middle school...

Cioffi’s Fine Italian Food & Imported Products is holding a raffle to win a “Whole Family Pizza Making Experience".  The cost of a raffle ticket is $15 and all the proceeds will be donated to the Dup15q Alliance. From the Facebook pages of Holden's mom, Lauren Weissberg and Anthony Cioffi, “February 28th is Rare Disease Awareness Day. In honor of t...

Gallucio's Italian Restaurant, which has been named Delaware's Best Italian Eatery & "Irish-Style" Pub, has teamed up with the Salvation Army for Souper Bowl. The event takes place on Saturday, February 3, at Gallucio's, 1709 Lovering Ave., Wilmington, DE. "The Salvation Army began this event here four years ago with the notion that having finished...