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By inscribing a name, you celebrate and honour your family heritage while supporting Villa Charities’ programs and services.

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Personalized name plaques are available with a $1,000 donation and can include a maximum of two names. A year of immigration to Canada must be provided with each name and will appear on the plaque.


A limited quantity of plaques are available and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. For each plaque purchase, a tax receipt will be issued for the maximum allowable amount. If you would like to split the purchase of your plaque with a family member(s), please contact our sales office.

Plaques will be positioned in alphabetical order by last name (by Plaque Name 1 if a double name plaque is purchased). Name plaques will be installed on the Villa Charities Italian Canadian Immigrant Tribute wall when construction begins.

Plaque design available with your choice of one or two names. Actual name plaque size will be 6” w x 2.5” h.

The Villa Charities Italian Canadian Immigrant Tribute installation is located on the north-facing wall of Toronto’s iconic Columbus Centre, at 901 Lawrence Avenue West.

By purchasing a plaque, you celebrate and honour your family heritage while supporting Villa Charities’ programs and services such as senior care, cultural programming, scholarships and youth services, and capital needs.

By purchasing your plaque, you also have the opportunity to share your family journey on this website. You’ll be able to:

  • Share your family story (up to 250 words)
  • Share your region of origin
  • Upload up to 4 photos with your story

Purchasing a plaque
also means:

You can share your immigration history with the community, to appear on our Immigrant Map. This feature is only available to donors who have purchased a name plaque on the Immigrant Tribute installation.

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Onorio Iadipaolo

Immigration Year: 1954

Maria Iadipaolo

Immigration Year: 1958

Giovanni Tassielli

Immigration Year: 1959

Maria Carmela Chiaromonte

Immigration Year: 1959

Antonio Lalli

Immigration Year: 1966

Lucia Schieda

Immigration Year: 1966

Rino Tiatto

Immigration Year: 1952

Valli Tiatto (Bresolin)

Immigration Year: 1953

Pierino Lombardi

Immigration Year: 1954

Maria Lombardi (Di Poce)

Immigration Year: 1955

Angelo Valvasori

Immigration Year: 1930

Maria Valentinuzzi

Immigration Year: 1938

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