Cena in Famiglia – Family Dinner
On Sunday, August 25, Villa Charities Foundation hosted a cocktail reception and three-course meal in our garden setting at Sala Caboto Gardens to support our mission to celebrate and promote Italian heritage, culture, language, arts, food and family values.
43rd Annual Villa Charities Golf Classic
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 43rd Annual Villa Charities Golf Classic on June 26, 2019 at Wooden Sticks Golf Club in Uxbridge and for helping to make it a great success!
With your incredible support, we raised over $86,000! Funds raised will ensure Villa Charities can continue to promote Italian culture, provide senior care and deliver high-quality community programs and services.
We would like to express our thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Lady York Foods and all our valued sponsors, donors, volunteers and partners who provided their support and contributed to the success of this event.
Thank you again for supporting the 43rd Annual Villa Charities Golf Classic. Stay tuned for event photos and we hope to see you again next year!
Luncheon and Q&A with Formula 1™ Driver Antonio Giovinazzi
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Villa Charities Foundation hosted a memorable charitable event with special guest, Formula 1™ driver Antonio Giovinazzi. Guests in attendance enjoyed a delicious lunch and had the opportunity to meet and have their photo taken with Antonio, and participate in a Q&A.
During the event, guests purchased raffle tickets for a chance to win a Fan Race Experience for two, available through the Antonio Giovinazzi Official Fan Club, which will bring Antonio’s supporters to the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Italy in September 2019. The winner will attend the Formula One events on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 including the Free Practice Session 3, the Qualifying Session (Sept. 7), and the race (Sept. 8). The package also includes return airfare for two to Milan, one-night hotel accommodation and transportation from the hotel to the race circuit.
The pre-event press conference live stream is now available to watch on our Facebook page here.
13th Annual Villa Charities Giro Cycling Fundraiser
The 13th Annual Villa Charities Giro cycling fundraiser on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Veneto Centre in Woodbridge was a premier event for the cycling community. This year’s event, presented by Lady York Foods, tested the endurance of 183 riders on the 100km Gran Fondo, 60km Media Fondo, and 25km Corto Fondo routes. The 2019 Giro took riders through the scenic regions of Vaughan, Kleinburg and King City, where cyclists enjoyed Italian-themed rest stops with gourmet food and beverages along the way, including Villa Colombo Vaughan. The 2019 cycling fundraiser raised approximately $140,000 in support of Italian culture and heritage and culturally sensitive long-term care. Thank you for supporting 13th Annual Villa Charities Giro cycling fundraiser.
Save the Date for next year’s Giro on Sunday, May 24, 2020!