IC student establishes charity event for Amatrice earthquake

Nov 21, 2016 263

Students, faculty and family wearing pressed suits and flowing dresses gather at round tables and share pasta Amatriciana, an Italian dish created from a recipe that has been passed down through generations. While traditional Italian music plays, people get up from their seats to dance the tarantella, an Italian folk dance.

Junior Nicole Veltri danced too — for her five relatives who lost their lives in the earthquake that struck Amatrice, Italy, on Aug. 24. To honor the 299 victims of the earthquake and to provide relief for the people of that region, Veltri pitched the idea for the fundraiser event, Love and Aid for Amatrice, which the Ithaca College Italian Club hosted Nov. 11 in Emerson Suites.

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Source: https://theithacan.org/

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