It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Grand Lodge of Maryland Website.
The Order Sons of Italy in America is the oldest and largest national organization in the United States of Italian men and women. It was founded in 1905 to help the early Italian immigrants. It has become today the nations leading Italian American service and advocacy organization. OSIA has more than 700 lodges coast to coast.
The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is the philanthropic arm of OSIA. Since 1959 the SIF has given more than $100 million to scholarships, medical research, disaster relief and other projects. The Commission of Social Justice (CSJ) is the anti defamation arm of OSIA. The CSJ is committed to fighting racism, prejudice and the stereotype of Italian Americans and people of other cultures.
The Grand Lodge of Maryland has over 20 local lodges throughout the state. We welcome you to join our order and get involved with us in our worthwhile charitable fund raising events that benefit national and local Maryland charities. The Grand Lodge and local lodges in Maryland offer yearly scholarships to member’s families.
I hope you enjoy our website and look forward to hearing from you.