On April 28, Joe Italiano's Maplewood, located in the Moorestown Mall, participated in The Night of 300,000 Meals, a fundraiser for the Community Foodbank of New Jersey's Egg Harbor Township Branch. Designed to raise funding for 300,000 meals to more than 60,000 residents of South Jersey who are food insecure, this event brought together many of th...

A philanthropic powerhouse for more than 30 years, the Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization has bestowed nearly $900,000 in scholarships and tens of thousands more to veterans in need over the decades. Most of those funds have been raised at its annual Honor and Hope gala, but this year CIACO has decided to mix things up a bit. “We’...

Poor House Bistro & Little Italy San Jose hope you will join us and officially celebrate our partnership and Italian Independence Day on Sunday June 5th. Tickets are $10 and include a fantastic lineup of Jazz, Italian, and Zydeco music, a Full Bar and Italian & New Orleans food. Jay Meduri and Poor House have been the go-to venue for Live Music in...

In support of academic excellence and the University’s expansion as a global institution, Life Trustee Daniel D’Aniello ’68, H’20 and his wife, Gayle, are gifting $10 million toward significantly enhancing the Syracuse Abroad Florence program. The transformational nature of this gift will expand opportunities for students, attract exceptional facul...

Last May 14, the President of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, Ron Onesti, arrived in San Marino to express his concrete solidarity in favor of the reception of Ukrainian refugees that San Marino is offering. Dr. Maria Alessandra Albertini met with Onesti to express the deepest gratitude of San Marino's Secretary of State for Foreign...

The Sons of Italy Lodge in Kankakee voted to donate $4,000 to various charities at the group’s recent meeting. The lodge usually makes charitable bequests during the Christmas season, but it did not get a chance to do that as meetings and activities were postponed because of COVID. The group decided to fund two scholarships and make four $500 donat...

Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33rd Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthrop...

One of the largest resident lifestyle clubs in The Villages recently lent a helping hand to a popular community service group. The Benvenuto Americans of Italian Heritage Club donated $1,500 to Helping Hands, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that loans durable medical equipment at no cost to Villagers. Typically,  the club raises about $5,000 through its char...

On Saturday evening, April 9, 2022, the 4th Notte di Savoia Los Angeles, the annual spring charity royal gala hosted by the American Foundation of Savoy Orders, was held at the Jonathan Club in downtown Los Angeles. More than 170 patrons gathered at the black-tie gala in support of the foundation's philanthropic mission — Chivalry for Children's Ca...

A customer ordering a slice of pie at Mr. Pizza’s Pasta House in New Springville would never know by glancing at Jaxson Zollo that the energetic toddler was born with a potentially life-threatening heart condition. Jaxson, who will be 3 years old in June, has defied all the odds and he does not sit still even for a second as his parents, Dennis and...