Celebrating & Promoting

ITALIAN HERITAGE

in Hamilton since 1921

ABOUT US

Built upon the concepts of “Liberta, Equalita, e Fraternita,” (Liberty, Equality and Fraternity). The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy works to preserve and promote Italian values and heritage. More specifically, the Trieste Lodge in Hamilton, Ontario works within the community by donating financial resources to various charities, providing affordable housing through our Housing Corporation and operates a retirement residence under the Charitable Corporation. 

 
 

MISSION STATEMENT

As a fraternal organization representing Canadians of Italian heritage, we work together to achieve the following purposes: 

SERVICE & CHARITY

To assist the needy, the ill, and disabled through financial support, the provision of housing, and other support programs. 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

To encourage the active participation of our members in the political, social and economic life of our community; to participate in programs combating discrimination, racism, and social injustice. 

HERITAGE

To promote and preserve the Italian language, culture, and traditions in our country.

MEET OUR TEAM!

Click below to view our 2018 - 2019 executive team.

 

AFFILIATIONS 

AKA "THE TRIFECTA"

The Order operates under three organizations: the Trieste Lodge, Housing Corporation, and Charitable Corporation (Villa Italia). Click below to learn more about our affiliations.

TRIESTE LODGE

HOUSING

Corp.

Charitable

Corp.

 

OUR HISTORY

In 1935 the Trieste Lodge of Hamilton suffered a tragedy when its first venerable and one of the founders of the lodge, Rosario Ingrassia, died unexpectedly of a heart attack. According to the obituaries published to commemorate his death he had been one of the moving forces behind the creation of the Trieste Lodge...

 

The Sons & Daughters of Italy is a fraternal organization of Canadians of Italian heritage. We work together to achieve: Service & Charity, Community Involvement, and Heritage.

sonsofitalyhamilton@gmail.com

 

499 King Street East
Hamilton, ON L8N 1E1

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