Entries by GPF

Cultural Center Celebrates 10 Marvelous Years

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center is celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary this year. The one-of-a-kind center opened it’s doors in 2007 and has welcomed tens of thousand of people ever since. The center (WICC) is located in the charming Village of Tuckahoe, NY. This beautiful center, the largest in the nation, is in a grand 10,000+ square […]

Pope Foundation Sponsors Study Abroad Program

Maria Regina High School celebrated it’s 60th Anniversary with a Gala honoring David Anthony Pope, President and CEO of the Generoso Pope Foundation. The diamond anniversary gala was held at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle, New York on October 20. David was introduced by Miss Paula Santos, who stated, “David Pope has no […]

10 Year Old Pays It Forward with Lemonade Stand

Lanay Greshan, a 10 year old girl from Tuckahoe, NY got an unexpected surprise at her lemonade stand this past week. Lanay wanted to join the Tuckahoe Youth Cheerleading Squad and  help her mother pay for the funds. She decided to have a lemonade stand in order to raise enough funds to join the team. […]

Taylor Dayne, Exposé & More Perform in Free Concert

It was a highly anticipated show for months. Taylor Dayne, Exposé, Betty Dee of Sweet Sensation and Amanda Ayala from the hit tv show, The Voice, all performed on one stage. The Tuckahoe Music Festival was held on September 24, 2016 and it drew crowds from all over. Amanda Ayala opened the show and stole […]

St Pio Festival Draws Large Crowds

Visitors from near and far came to the annual St Pio Festival. The annual festival was held in Depot Square in Tuckahoe, NY and lasted three days.  The festivities kicked off with an Italian spoken mass at Assumption Church. A procession with a hand carved statue of St Pio proceeded down the streets of Tuckahoe, where […]

Pope Foundation Unveils New Website

The Generoso Pope Foundation has unveiled a new website. Combining the former website’s basics with new ideas and updated technology, the new GPFNY.org was created. “Normally a new website is not a big deal, but for us, it is,” AJ Pope said in a statement. “This reinforces our continuing effort to reach out into the community […]

Outdoor Summer Movie Series Debuts

The Generoso Pope Foundation debuted the Outdoor Summer Movie Series. Throughout the month of July, family-friendly movies were screened outdoors in Depot Square, Tuckahoe, NY. As the sun went down, the fun began for the children. Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Monster’s Inc. were shown for enjoyment. The movie series was sponsored by the Generoso Pope […]

Hundreds Dash in Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of children and parents attended the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Tuckahoe. The event was moved to Parkway Oval this year to accommodate the large crowd, which has grown tremendously over the years. Over 10,000 easter eggs were scattered around the park, each containing a candy surprise. The Easter Egg Hunt is just one of the […]

Pope Foundation Dazzles With New Christmas Decorations

The Generoso Pope Foundation is located in the heart of Tuckahoe, NY and is the focal point of the town square. It is famous for it’s Christmas decorations during the holiday season. The elegant decorations accentuate the building’s grandeur and beauty. Many people are seen stopping to take pictures of the building, and even ask […]

New Commercial is Broadcasted throughout the US and Italy

The Generoso Pope Foundation broadcasted a new commercial across the nation on ABC7 as well as RAI in Italy. The commercial was televised to millions of people around the world during the 71st Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City. This years commercial features David Anthony Pope, the President and CEO of the foundation, as well […]

Generoso Pope Foundation Debuts a New Parade Float

The Generoso Pope Foundation debuts a new parade float in the 71st Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City. The Generoso Pope Foundation’s building is a distinguishable icon for the foundation and can even be found in the foundation’s logo. A scaled replica of the building adorned the float. The detail was impeccable. Brick […]

Pope Foundation Sponsors a Star-Studded Columbus Day

The 71st Annual Columbus Day Parade was held on Monday, October 10th, 2015. The world’s largest Columbus Day Parade drew millions of people to watch the spectacle that is an a annual tradition for so many families. The parade was broadcast across the nation on ABC and throughout Italy on RAI. The Columbus Citizens Foundation, the […]