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Here is another opportunity to practice and learn Italian in the New York city area with an organization called Italian Charities of America.

It was founded in 1936 and its main headquarters are located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Telephone (718) 478-3100.

It was established to assist Italians and Italian-Americans in need during the great depression in New York City.

Its mission was to provide charitable assistance. It has provided support to disabled children, cerebral palsy organizations, cancer patients, retired members of religious orders among others.

Italian Charities of America is also a social and cultural center for those of Italian origin in the greater New York City area. It offers weekly Italian language classes for children and adults. Ballroom dancing lessons are offered twice weekly. Dinner Dance events are held two Saturdays per month.

Find out more by visiting their website at: http://italiancharities.org/

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