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...

The San Francisco chapter of Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI) is a non-profit organization that empowers war refugees, migrants and at-risk youth living on the streets of Italy. The BGTI held its 50th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon on Monday, November 30th at The Fairmont Hotel.

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, announced today the honoree of its Wine and Spirits Annual International Dinner to be held on Thursday, September 12 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York. BGTI will present the Man of the Year Award to Joe...

"I have been coming for nearly 25 years to the Girls' Town Fashion Show and Luncheon and I am thrilled to be a co-chairwoman with Marilyn Kinney. It is important to empower young women. We are very pleased to have Carmen Marc Valvo presenting his spring collection," said Romana Bracco, co-chairwoman.   Live auction items include a vacation t...

Subito dopo la seconda guerra mondiale l'Italia era un Paese in grande difficoltà. Sollevati per aver lasciato alle spalle un terribile periodo, ma con una difficile ricostruzione davanti a loro, gli italiani contavano molte sacche di povertà e di grande disagio. Un Monsignore di origini irlandesi, Giovanni Patrizio Carroll-Abbing, prese l'iniziati...

In September 2013, Joe Pollio and his wife Terry made a major gift to launch an internship program for US students to experience Boys' and Girls' Towns in Rome.   "We wanted to invest in an initiative that would help the organization grow and connect BGTI with new stakeholders who are interested in promoting the self-government approach for...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy a non-profit that empowers war refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth living on the streets of Italy, is thrilled to announce that it raised over $600,000 at its 68th Annual Spring Ball on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at The Pierre Hotel. The funds will be used for BGTI's innovative youth development program where young...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, is thrilled to announce that it raised over $157,000 at its Wine and Spirits Annual International Dinner on Thursday, September 12 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York. The funds will be used for BGTI's...

Mario Alioto, 2015 honoree for the San Francisco Ball of the Year, visited Boys' and Girls' Towns with his wife Kelly in February. Mario has been involved with Boys' Town in San Francisco for several years and knows BGTI's history. As he says, "until you put real faces and names to the story, it is impossible to understand the true essence of...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth living on the streets, is excited to announce that it raised $422,000 at its Ball of the Year on Saturday, May 4 at The Westin Hotel St. Francis in San Francisco. BGTI honored Rick J. Martellaro, President of Lathrop Construction Associates I...