Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched his "Voices of the World" musical education program at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris on Wednesday to help children affected by armed conflicts. The multi-year program will expand on the renowned blind tenor's 2016 "Voices of Haiti" project that provided musical therapy and training, lessons, rehearsals,...

The Vero Amici charity handed out a total of $18,000 to 10 community groups, including the Caldwell and West Caldwell fire departments, Caldwell Food Pantry, Caldwell-West Caldwell Recreation Department, American Legion James Caldwell Post 185 in Caldwell and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7925 in Fairfield, at its annual ceremony Monday, Nov. 11. T...

Jon Bon Jovi dedicated his newest song “Unbroken” to honor veterans suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but his new single is not the last thing he did for the brave men who served our country. The Grammy Award-winning singer and philanthropist, through his JBJ Soul Foundation, donated $500,000 to help build the Walter Reed facility in...

We’re upon that festive time of year to holiday shop, mingle and open your heart to helping others. Here is a great opportunity to do all of that together. The Lamarca family of Monmouth County, NJ are hosting their 4th Annual Holiday Shopping Soirée and Fundraiser. Each year the event donates a portion of the sales to a charity. This year they are...

“Italian Christmas Concert in Manahawkin,” a traditional Italian Christmas concert featuring award-winning Italian tenor Michéal Castaldo and friends, will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00p.m. at The Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Castaldo will perform classic Christmas carols from his char...

We have started a GOFUNDME campaign and can use your support. Christmas in Italy is raising funds for children's charities, such as St. Jude's and an orphanage in Naples, Italy. Your support will also help us pay the costs of running this show at the world's most prestigious music venue that gives over 70 children/youth performance opportunities an...

Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, is giving back to veterans and active duty military this year on Veterans Day. For one day only, active or retired members of the armed forces nationwide can visit their local Villa Italian Kitchen to grab a free slice of cheese pizza, commemorating their service. Througho...

Italian chef extraordinaire Bruno Serato has made his mark in a most Catholic way: he has formed an important project that has helped to feed hundreds of thousands of the hungry throughout the country. And he used his famed restaurant, the Anaheim White House restaurant in Anaheim, California, as a way to fund this charity, the Caterina’s Club. Ser...

One of his great passions in life outside of the baseball diamond has been to help those affected by cancer. As a survivor himself, Anthony Rizzo had made donations to hospitals, along with a number of appearances, to show his support for children suffering from the disease and their families. On Monday, the Cubs first baseman did so again with a m...