Villa Charities Foundation 2018 Annual Report VC19_AnnualReport_Foundations_May3_HR - Page 2

table of contents BOARD OF DIRECTORS PORTE APERTE / OPEN HOUSE TREE OF LIFE page 2 page 6 page 13 VILLA CHARITIES FOUNDATION 12TH ANNUAL VILLA CHARITIES GIRO DONORS page 3 page 14 page 8 MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR page 4 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT & CEO page 5 FINANCIALS 42ND ANNUAL VILLA CHARITIES GOLF CLASSIC page 10 PIZZA & WINE NIGHT page 16 LOOKING AHEAD page 18 page 12 about villa charities foundation board of directors As of April 1, 2019 IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR TREASURER DIRECTORS Rudolph P. Bratty, Founding Member Edward Sorbara Aldo Cundari Nina Perfetto CHAIR SECRETARY Nick Torchetti Mauro Baldassarra VICE CHAIR Sam Ciccolini 2 Stephen Shulman Toni Varone EX OFFICIO Santo Veltri VILLA CHARITIES FOUNDATION Villa Charities Foundation (VCF) is the fundraising arm of Villa Charities Inc. (VCI). The Foundation’s mission is to provide reliable financial support to VCI and its affiliates. Established in 1990 as an arm’s-length body with a dedicated board of directors and staff, VCF seeks to become the primary source of funding for Villa Charities. All funds raised by VCF are dedicated to VCI programs and services in seniors care, education and arts and culture, as well as any priority needs. Event, campaign and individual donations may be designated to Villa Colombo Homes ANNUAL REPORT for the Aged Inc. (Villa Colombo Toronto or VCT) or Villa Colombo Seniors Centre (Vaughan) Inc. Di Poce Centre (Villa Colombo Vaughan or VCV), which both provide long-term care and community services to seniors in a culturally sensitive environment; the Columbus Centre, which offers cultural, educational, fitness and culinary programs; or to other Villa Charities initiatives. The Venetian Ball, the Giro cycling event and Villa Charities Golf Classic, all of which are made possible by the time and effort of numerous volunteers. In addition, VCF oversees the Tree of Life commemorative donation campaign on behalf of Villa Colombo Toronto. VCF is a registered charity; donations to the Foundation are tax deductible. The Foundation raises money through high-quality fundraising events managed by VCF and third-party supporters; major fundraising campaigns; planned giving; corporate sponsorships; and donations from community members. Well-established VCF events include 3