Don Bosco 2000 in Italy is focused on welcoming migrants, helping in prisons and providing safe space in oratories, among other activities. One of the oratories supported is the Piazza Armerina Oratory, run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. The oratory operates year-round
Salesians for Social APS in Rome has been taking in refugees to provide them support in their new community. One of these refugees is Negin, a young Afghan woman who fled with her family in 2021. She now lives in Italy and has been welcomed
The Salesian Santa Chiara Oratory in the Ballarò neighborhood of Palermo, Italy, has launched a new tailoring and dressmaking workshop for young women and mothers. The participants have the opportunity to learn a skill to help them earn a living.
Salesian missionaries in Macerata, Italy, have been helping refugees become acclimated in their new homes and have hope for a better life. Mustafa Alizada, age 24, has a wife and two children, including a 4-month-old baby. He was forced to flee Kabul, Afghanistan, when the
Salesian Giostra Oratory in Messina, Italy, has announced that one of its students, Giovanni Napolitano, has been named one of the three best students in the first edition of the Samsung Customer Service School. This free advanced training school, promoted by Samsung Electronics Italy, Randstad
Salesian missionaries have inaugurated a new soccer field at the Don Bosco Institute in Schio, Italy. The event was organized by the Salesian Youth Sports Club Concordia Football (soccer). The institute is celebrating its 120th anniversary. The new field boasts a synthetic turf made of
Salesians for Social APS, a nonprofit organization, has been supporting youth in difficult circumstances for 25 years through foster homes and day care centers throughout Italy. It recently launched a new "Solidarity Shop" to generate financial support for projects that reduce forms of educational poverty,
The Salesian Agricultural School of Lombriasco, located in Turin, Italy, will host the “Hortus: Agriculture for Life” expo Sept. 29 to Oct. 2. This is the second edition of an expo that brings together students from Salesian agricultural schools in the region to discuss topics
Afghanistan refugee families have been staying at the rectory of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Turin, Italy, since fleeing their country in search of shelter and safety. Despite the challenges and difficulty of fleeing, the families are already seeing signs of hope.
Salesians for Social APS fights against educational poverty and inequality for poor youth and their families through educational and social programs in Italy. These programs are possible with the support of donors and volunteers and with the collaboration of local businesses and institutions.