Become a Member

There are two ways to become a member of the Sons of Italy - join a Local Lodge, or become a Member At-Large.

Applicants must be:

  • Age 18+
  • Regular members must be of Italian descent
  • Social members may be of any national origin

Youth ages 10-17 (of any national origin) may join one of our Junior Lodges.

Why Join?

The Order Sons of Italy in America is the oldest, largest, and most geographically represented organization for Italian Americans. On the Local, State, and National level we aim to accomplish several goals:

  • Preserve and promote Italian heritage and culture
  • Raise funds and awareness for local, state, and national charitable endeavors
  • Engage community members at the local, state, and national level by organizing and participating in various civic efforts and events
  • Create and promote programs for social justice, such as those that combat discrimination

Local Lodges

The most popular way to join the Order is by joining a Local Lodge in your area. Click here to search for a Lodge in your area.

Dues vary by Lodge, so please get in touch with the Lodge President to get more information and to start the application process.

At-Large Membership

The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts offers an At-Large membership option for anyone wishing to join the Order. Members recieve all the same benefits without making a committment to a specific Local Lodge. Members may always transfer to a Local Lodge at a later time should they wish.

At-Large Membership dues are $50.00 per year.

Join Us Today!

If you would like to speak with someone about membership, please feel free to contact us at the Grand Lodge office at 617-489-5234 or