The National Congress of Italian-Canadians, Quebec Region is a non-profit, apolitical organization founded in 1972 which unifies the numerous Italian Associations and groups of Québec. The dynamism of the Congress has established it as the official representative of the Italian community of Québec. In effect, our Québec chapter forms part of the National Congress which encompasses the many regional and district congresses across the country.
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The Italian Canadian Community is deeply saddened for the tragic consequences of the earthquake that struck the centre of Italy and it is organizing a fundraising campaign.
Montreal, August 26, 2016. We wish to express our deepest sympathies and condolences to all the families in Italy and in Québec, whose dear ones have fallen victim to the earthquake that recently struck Italy.
Given the proportions of this tragedy, the National Congress of Italian-Canadians (Québec region), in collaboration with the Italian-Canadian Community Foundation of Québec, the Canadian Red Cross, as well as all of the major organizations of the community, hereby launch a fundraising campaign in order to help the victims who have suffered so much.
Donations can be made as follows:
1. Donate on-line:
2. Donate in person at:
- Nine branches of the Caisse populaire Desjardins canadienne-italienne
All funds raised will be given to the Canadian Red Cross. Please note no material goods are being requested.
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For more information, please call:
National Congress of Italian-Canadians (Québec region)
Canadian Red Cross