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Start a Lodge

Thank you for your interest in starting a new Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) lodge. We welcome the opportunity to have you as a member of our organization which has been in existence for since 1905 and is the oldest and largest organization in the nation advocating for Italians and Italian Americans.

We have many resources to assist you with the process.  The entire National Membership Commission (NMC) stands ready to work with you. To start the conversation with the NMC, please complete this short form:

I’m interested in starting a lodge!

If you are in a location with a Grand Lodge, please contact them directly for information on starting a filial – or local – lodge.

First, you must have at least 25 members sign the “Application for Charter” document that you will receive upon request from the National Office; requests may be made by e-mail or by phone at 202-547-2900.

The following link is very informative regarding OSDIA and can be an excellent recruiting tool for prospective members.  This video was produced by the National Office and narrated by Dan Lauria: “Triumphant Journey

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. We look forward to you joining our Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America family!


Business Directory

We are proud to spotlight the many businesses who support our efforts, and many of these companies offer perks and discounts to our members!

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