Every year members of Loggia Glen Cove volunteer their time and effort and make material contributions to various
charities and non-profit organizations, both directly and through participation in programs sponsored
by the Grand Lodge of New York State. The Lodge has several committees that focus on specific charitable
Commission for Social Justice (CSJ) - Lodge Liason: Sr. Phyllis Cerullo
- District II Chairperson: Br. Lee Cerullo -
is the Italian anti-defamation league whose slogan is "Fighting Bias - Building Pride."
The CSJ has successfully championed for the equal treatment and unbiased portrayal of Italians
and Italian-Americans in all aspects of American life. Note these OSIA press releases.
|Gift of Sight - Chairperson: Sr. Nina Trolio - This organization is
actively promoting research
and advancements in the treatment of eye diseases. The Gift of Sight contributes toward
medical care and equipment for individuals with sight impairment.|
|Cooley's Anemia Foundation - Chairperson: Br. John Macari - Cooley's Anemia is a severe form of Thalessemia, a genetically carried blood disorder, that occurs more frequently in individuals of Mediterranean decent. OSIA is making a major effort through the CAF to advance treatment for this disease and to fund research that will ultimately result in a cure for Thalessemia.|
Among the other organizations and causes that Loggia Glen Cove supports are the Alzheimers Association and the Arthritis Foundation.