Hardly a day goes by without a press report on the sex trafficking of girls, war rape and child brides.   At Girls' Town Rome, BGTI supports girls who have fled their homes and countries due to war, extreme poverty and abuse to rebuild their lives by leading a self-governing community.  

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, announced that it raised over $125,000 on Wednesday, December 4 at its 51st Annual San Francisco Committee Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring the Spring 2014 collection of world-renown designer Carmen Marc Valvo. The fu...

di Mauro Battocchi At the Boys' and Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI) Ball of the Year earlier this month, Rick Martellaro, President of Lathrop Construction Associates, was named the Man of the Year for his outstanding support of the organization. Over $100,000 was raised at the event as bidding wars were waged for honoree Mr. Martellaro's Bocce and B...

New York City, New York: Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth living on the streets, announced today the honorees of its 68th Annual Spring Ball to be held on Thursday, April 11th at The Pierre, New York. The Man of the Year is Joseph B. Ryan Jr., Managing Director of Developmen...

State Sen. Mark Grisanti has been named the Boys and Girls Town of Italy 2013 Man of the Year award recipient. He will be honored for his dedication to charitable causes and for his support of Boys and Girls Town of Italy WNY Chapter at the organization's 50th annual gala tonight at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.   "I am truly humbled and hono...

On March 8th, Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI) hosted a kick-off reception at The Doubles Club for their annual New York Spring Ball. Prominent members of New York and Italian society gathered to celebrate their 71 years of providing a chance in life to refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth in Italy and more recently in Ethiopia.   BGT...

As the citizens at Boys' and Girls' Towns get ready to head to school, we ask for your help. Unlike other kids, our young people do not have a mother or father to buy them a backpack, or pick up their favorite pen. They do not have a sibling's hand-me-down shirt or shoes.   We are raising $25,000 to ensure our kids are ready to enter school...

New York City, New York: Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, announced the honorees of its 69th Annual Spring Ball to be held on Monday, May 5 at The Pierre, New York. Joseph J. Plumeri will be honored as Man of the Year, and the Honorable Natalia Quintava...

On December 3rd, the Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy will present its Holiday Luncheon at the Olympic Club in San Francisco with modeling of Italian designer fashions from Centro39 and a performance by Ragazzi Boys Chorus, San Francisco's premier boys chorus. The reception and silent auction will kick off at 11AM. Contact 212-980-8770 or click he...

The Boys and Girls Towns of Italy (BGTI) hosted a fundraiser this past weekend in San Francisco for an organization that is testament to Italy's real impact in the sphere of philanthropy. This remarkable nonprofit takes in refugee youth who have fled their homeland due to violence and extreme poverty and finds them secure, nurturing environments th...