Homage to Rome…The Eternal City

By Carla Gambescia, author of La Dolce Vita University & curator of Postcards from the Boot

Throughout its rich and storied history, Rome has come back from invaders and setbacks of all descriptions.

The Eternal City will surely do so once again. The world’s prayers are with you.

As you all know, the situation in the country we all love so much is dire. We the Italians founder, Umberto Mucci has undertaken a fundraising campaign to assist on behalf of the Spallanzani Hospital, the leading Italian hospital for infectious diseases. Spallanzani Hospital represents one of the front lines of doctors, nurses and researchers who are working tirelessly to save as many lives as possible. In this video link the hospital’s Director General, Marta Branca, explains the situation and what the Spallanzani Hospital needs most urgently: https://www.gofundme.com/f/we-the-italians-against-coronavirus.

Please donate and help the Italy that you love and want to visit again. No amount is too small; and please share the video link on your social media accounts. Whatever you are able to do as well as your prayers, will be gratefully appreciated. Both Marta and We the Italians promise that the entirety of funds raised will go directly to the hospital and be used for the most urgent needs related to the coronavirus crisis.

To see additional photos that accompany this piece from Carla’s blog, visit, Postcards from the Boot.

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