AILO Donation Day, April 6

On April 6, Florence’s American International League of Florence Onlus (AILO) will be hosting their most important event of the year, “Donation Day,” on Thursday, April 6.  Hosted by Palagio di Parte Guelfa in the Piazza di Parte Guelfa (near Piazza Repubblica), the ceremony will start at 4 pm. Sara Funaro, councilor for Welfare of the City of Florence, Abby Rupp, U.S. Consul General and AILO’s president, Jocelyn Fitzgerald, will be there to [...]

English-Speaking Groups

English-Speaking Groups

The American International League (AILO), Creative People in Florence, The Women’s International Network (Network), Expat Women in Florence, Firenze Moms 4 Moms and the Australian and New Zealanders in Florence use English at meetings and in their publications. Open to Men & Women Founded close to 40 years ago, AILO (the American International League of Florence) started as an informal gathering of English-speaking women.  Now an international nonprofit organization, open also to English-speaking men, AILO [...]

Non-English Expatriate Groups in Florence

The agenda for Austrian-Italians in Tuscany is to address cross-cultural issues caused by integration into Italian life.  The group organizes excursions, events, and guided tours.  Men are welcome to join. Officially incorporated in 1987, the women and men of the Italian-Finnish Cultural Association are members of a greater organization of one million Finns living abroad.  Besides meetings, members look forward to the Christmas party at the German Lutheran Church and a mid-summer garden [...]