Community Contributions

The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society has been supporting and continues to support numerous charities across the lower mainland. A significant portion of these charitable efforts is directed towards benefiting the younger generation, encompassing, but not limited to: 

  • Variety The Children’s Charity of BC, annually giving since 1999.
  • Various high school special programs,
  • West Coast Boys Club,
  • Michael Cuccione Foundation,
  • Spirit of the Children Society
  • Annual scholarships are awarded deserving high school students as they advanced to further education.

Other notable donations include:

  • Annual distribution of Christmas turkeys to those less fortunate who might not afford a holiday feast,
  • Cultural programs at the Italian Cultural Centre,
  • Contributions to various health-focused charities such as cancer research and heart health initiatives. 

Over the years, the Confratellanza’s donations have totaled hundreds of thousands of dollars, underscoring the society’s commitment to aiding those in need. 


Annual Scholarships awarded to young students proceeding to further education.

Turkeys provided annually to needy parishes during the  Christmas season 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

Domenic Mobilio Foundation

Heart & Stroke Foundation BC & Yukon

Italian Canadian Family Counseling

Italian Cultural Centre Society – various programs annually

Italian Cultural Centre Society – Festa della Repubblica

Italian Cultural Centre Museum Fund

Lega Femminile

Little Flower Academy High School

Mel Zajac Foundation

Michael Cuccione Foundation

North Burnaby Boxing Club

Notre Dame Secondary School – Music Program

Notre Dame Secondary School – Drama Program

Notre Dame Tijuana Project

Reach for Outer Space – multiple donations

Sacred Heart Parish Renovations

Spirit of the Children Society

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 Secondary School – Theatre Arts

Terry Fox Secondary School – Football Program

Vancouver All Stars

Vancouver Italian Folk Choir

Vancouver Park Board – Il Giardino Italiano at Hastings Park

Variety The Children’s Charity of BC – annually giving since 1999

West Coast Boys Club

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Italian Culture Centre

We Care About Community

Letter of Gratitude
From One of Our Beneficiaries

We are deeply humbled and would like to share this letter with you.  Our aim is to help students and causes in our community and it’s stories like this that keeps our initiatives going!

East End Boys Club is an amazing Society that is on the ground helping our youth in our community, and we are proud to help such a great, established club to thrive.