"Charities are the heartbeat of compassion, embodying the spirit of generosity and selflessness that uplifts communities and transforms lives."  - Luigi Squillante

For over two decades the New York Grand Lodge Foundation, Inc. has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to national and international charities and philanthropies, including:

Alzheimer’s Association
Arthritis Foundation
Boys & Girls Towns of Italy
Bush/Clinton Katrina Fund
Children’s Inn at NIH
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Coacher for Cancer
Cooley’s Anemia Foundation
Dante Foundation
Disaster Relier Efforts
Gift of Sight
Hope for the Warriors
Italian Genealogical Group
Italian Hospital Society
National Bone Marrow Registry
National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Fund
Providence Rest Foundation
September 11th Memorial (9/11 Memorial)
St. Francis Hospital
Special Olympics
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island American Immigration Wall of Honor Foundation
World War II Memorial
Wounded Warrior Project


The Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Alzheimer's Association and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism are the three major charities supported by the Order Sons of Italy in America.

The Cooley's Anemia Foundation is dedicated to serving children and young adults afflicted with the genetic blood disease Thalassemia. For further information on the Cooley's Anemia Foundation (CAF), visit

The Alzheimer's Association is the largest voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease. For further information on the Alzheimer's Association, visit
The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism was established by NFL quarterback Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, in honor of their son, Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three.   Their primary objective is to provide families with a place to turn when they are in need of support and autism resources.  For additional information on the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, visit

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