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Restaurants Set Fundraiser “Boston Stands With Italy” for Earthquake Relief on October 23rd

On August 24rd, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Italy, leveling entire towns and resulting in devastating loss and the deaths of 298 people.  The Italian Community in Boston along with some of Boston’s leading Italian restaurants have organized an event to raise funds for Earthquake Relief efforts and show solidarity with the residents of the Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio regions.

The Filmark Hospitality Group and the Italian Consulate invite guests to join them for a day of dining and drinking to benefit the Italian regions devastated by the recent earthquake. Participating restaurants include Lucia Ristorante, Ducali, Filippo Ristorante, Capo, Scopa, Rino’s Place, Massimino’s Cucina Italiana, and many more.            

On Sunday, October 23rd at the DCR Steriti Rink on the North End Waterfront, Boston Stands with Italy will bring together Boston’s best Italian restaurants to raise funds for the regions of Central Italy most affected by the recent earthquake.

Guests will enjoy sips and bites from the Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio regions of Italy prepared by over 30 local Italian restaurant and distributors.  In addition to food and wine offerings, the event will also feature a high-end silent auction and entertainment provided by local organizations.

DCR Steriti Memorial Ice Rink
561 Commercial Street
Boston, MA 02109

Sunday, October 23rd
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets cost $60 and can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-stands-with-italy-tickets-28161067511. For more information, please visit http://www.bostonstandswithitaly.org.

Restaurants interested in participating in the vent can contact the event organizers at bostonstandswithitaly@gmail.com