John M. Desiderio Elected to Board of Governors of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, Inc.
Columbus Citizens Foundation
In 2008, John M. Desiderio was elected to the Board of Governors of the prestigious Columbus Citizens Foundation, Inc., the leading Italian American charitable foundation in the United States.
Taken from the Columbus Citizens Foundation’s website:
The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement. The Foundation, through a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American students through various scholarship and grant programs. The Foundation organizes New York City’s annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York’s Fifth Avenue since 1929.