We made a $150,000 donation to the St. Boniface Hospital Fdn. - Women's Cardiac Health Centre!
Kim Ulmer, RBC Regional President, and Title Sponsor, speaks to the 1200 attendees.
The Gala's total donation to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation -- a hefty $270,000!!
Justin Bova, CIBPA Entrepreneur of the Year winner, addresses the crowd.
Franco Petrelli is presented the coveted Vince Bova Award by (left) Carmine Filice (President, Order Sons & Daughters of Italy of Canada) and (right) Mario Posillipo (President, Garibaldi Lodge).
Yes, we sold out at 1,200 people!
2022 SDOI Legacy Award winners Marisa Ranieri and Mickey Leuzzi receive their $2,000 from President Mario Posilipo and Legacy Chair Caitlin Chilelli
Pasta Cook-off teams and De Nardi staff
SDOI received Mayor Bowman's BIZ award for "Outstanding contribution to the West End Business Improvement Zone"
SDOI at the grill making BBQ sausage for our 1st Italian Heritage Picnic
Our Challenge for Life team had 18 walkers raising funds for CancerCare MB
Phil Chiappetta, Exec. Dir at Rossbrook House, gives 'thumbs up' to the grad dinner by SDOI
Phil Chiappetta (Executive Director, Rossbrook House) presents the coveted Kateri Award to SDOI: (left) Alex Baksina, (right) John Giavedoni.
SOI Past Battle: Travis Giavedoni & Dino Petrelli vs George Sotiriadis & Lou Caci (the winners!)
Lino and Joe preparing the steaming hot pasta for Oak Table
SOI is awarded "Outstanding Service Organization" award



Our 2023 Golf Tournament was held at Rossmere Golf & Country Club on Wednesday August 23.  It was a fun event with a great donation to DASCH Foundation.


SDOI 35TH ANNUAL GALA - $270,000 gift to St. Bon. Hosp. Fdn

Sons and Daughters of Italy was proud to present its 35th annual Gala presented by RBC to a sold out crowd of 1,200 on March 18, 2023. We are especially proud to have raised $270,000 for St. Boniface Hospital Research Foundation - Women's Cardiac Health Centre!

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Congrats to our SDOI Legacy Scholarship Winners

Congrats to Marisa Ranieri and Mickey Leuzzi, our 2022 SDOI Legacy Award winners, receiving a cheque of $2,000 each to further their education.



Our Sons and Daughters of Italy Legacy Fund -- financing annual student scholarships in perpetuity -- gives you a way to contribute to the leaders of the future and create a tax deduction.

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SOI Feeds Rossbrook's House Grads

120 graduates and their families enjoyed pasta dinner served by Sons and Daughters of Italy volunteers happy to make this special day even more memorable.

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Donate to our Scholarship funds or to our work in the community.

Favourite Quote:

"I can’t thank you enough for the way you bring celebration to our celebration!" 

- Phil Chiappetta (Co-Executive Director, Rossbrook House) about SOI's involvement in their graduation dinner.
Order Sons of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge Incorporated 

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