The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese society has donated and continues to donate to multiple various charities throughout the lower mainland.  Many of these charities are geared towards the younger generation, including but not limited to:

  • Variety The Children’s Charity, yearly donations to Variety have continued for twenty plus years,
  • Various high school special programs,
  • West Coast Boys Club,
  • Michael Cuccione foundation,
  • Yearly scholarships to deserving high school students moving on to continued studies.

Other notable donations include:

  • Yearly Christmas turkeys intended for those less fortunate that cannot afford a Christmas feast,
  • Cultural programs at the Italian Cultural Centre,
  • Various other charities geared towards health, such as cancer research, heart health, etc.

Donations of the Confratellanza over the years have amassed to multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The society is proud to help those less fortunate in any way we can. 


Annual Scholarships awarded to young students proceeding to University

Turkeys given yearly at Christmas time to needy Parishes including:

Our Lady of Sorrows Parish

Sacred Heart Parish

St. Francis of Assisi Parish

St. Jude’s Parish

St. Paul’s Parish

St. Patrick’s Parish

Blessed Kateri Centre

Blessed Sacrament Church

Camp Mariam – multiple donations

Canadian Red Cross

Cancer Society

Casa Serena

Cascadia Society

Corpus Christi – students to meet the Pope

Dominic Mobilio Foundation

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Italian Canadian Family Counseling

Italian Cultural Centre – various programs annually

Italian Cultural Centre – Festa Della Republica



Italian Cultural Centre Museum Fund

Lega Femminile

Little Flower Academy High School

Mel Zajac Foundation

Michael Cuccione Foundation

North Burnaby Boxing Club

Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame Tijuana Project

Reach for Outer Space – multiple donations

Sacred Heart Church Renovations

St. Francis de Sales Computer Lab

St. Francis of Assisi Church

St. Francis of Assisi Computers

St. Francis of Assisi Stained Glass Window in memory of Father Ponti

Strathcona Girls – Basketball Program

Templeton Theatre Arts

Terry Fox School – Football Program

Vancouver All Stars

Vancouver Italian Folk Choir

Vancouver Park Board – Il Giardino Italiano at Hastings Park

Variety the Children’s Charity – annually for over twenty years

West Coast Boys Club

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Italian Culture Centre