Ronald McDonald Foundation

Fondazione per l’Infanzia Ronald McDonald helps families to keep close to children who need to be in hospitals. In Florence Casa Ronald offers hospitality to families of children from outside Florence who are hospitalized in the Meyer pediatric hospital. The Foundation also organizes fundraising events every now and then. They are organizing a pic-nic in […]

Libera contro le mafie

Libera  is a network of associations, social co-operatives, movements, schools, unions, parishes, scout groups, fighting against any form of mafia. They organize educational programmes and events to remember the mafia victims, and try to help those who are managing the land and the goods confiscated to mafia groups. If you are interested in volunteering with them […]

New induction course for Voce Amica Firenze

Voce Amica Firenze  is a local association of volunteers who answer the phone from 4 pm to 6 am every day for anybody who needs to talk. People can feel lonely sometimes and it is good to have someone to turn to, who is there to listen, to talk and to keep company. They are […]

Make a wish!

Make-A-Wish is an international non-profit organization that tries to bring joy, strength and hope to children with serious diseases by fulfilling their wishes. Make-A-Wish Italia  receives notifications of special wishes from various pediatric hospitals throughout Italy. Volunteers meet children and their families in order to discover their wishes; help the association in fulfilling the wish; […]

Volunteering for people in jail

Associazione Volontariato Penitenziario Onlus (AVP)  seeks to help people who are in jail, former convicts and their families. They have several projects inside and outside the local prisons: assistance in university study, orientation during earned parole, reinforcement of family ties, assistance to foreigners, reintegration into labour, community centers, rehabilitation for sex offenders or mentally ill […]