Fundação Faialense
" Helping to shape a better tomorrow "
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It is with great pleasure that Fundação Faialense announces to all its members, friends and respective families its annual banquet commemorating its 47º Anniversary.

Date: April 23, 2016
Place: Venus de Milo Restaurant
Time: 6pm

The menu will consist of: 
soup, salad, fish with rice, chicken Mozambique style, potatoes, vegetables, desert and coffee.

DJ Açores will provide entertainment. 

Ticket prices will be
$40.00 for adults $15.00 for children up to 12 years old.

Our Honoree this year will be Mr. José Alberto Correia from Flamengos, Faial. Mr. Correia was a firm believer in the ideals of the Fundação Faialense since the very first day that he got involved with the organization, working tirelessly to further its goals. He has been an exemplary member whose commitment, effort and energy greatly contributed to maintain alive the pivotal and fundamental causes of Fundação Faialense.  He was President of the Supreme Council during 1996-1997.      

This year the Supreme Council has decided to give away 10 scholarships, 
5 in Faial and 5 in the United States of $1,000.00 each.

To obtain more tickets for the banquet or for more raffle tickets, please contact

                Vasco Vargas – (401)-692-6423 / José Brum – (508)-821-0443

               Jaime Silva – (781)-539-3710 / Christine Silva – (401)-556-6023

               Orlando Silveira – (508)-397-9427 / Kevin Silveira – (401)-323-5289

Therefore, I would like to appeal at your generosity and cooperation to participate with your families and friends in this social gathering of Faialenses and thus, strive to keep our commitment to our present youth , our future leaders, maintaining alive our slogan Helping to shape a better tomorrow”



Congratulations to the Rhode Island Delegation on their annual fundraiser dinner held on November 15, 2015 in East Providence. They raised $2600.13. 

Congratulations to the Massachusetts Delegation on their annual fundraiser dinner held on October 3, 2015 at the Taunton Sports Club. They raised $3050.00.


You will be receiving a membership card in the mail 
We want to remind our members that renewals are due for those whose membership are not current. Please send your membership fee by March 30, 2016 to:
Fundação Faialense
P.O.Box 14291
East Providence, RI 02914

If your membership is up to date, please consider recruiting someone who may wish to join this noble effort by passing the membership card along to them.


We wish to inform our members that the Fundação Faialense will be accepting scholarship applications until
February 29, 2016.

Applications are available on our website under the link Scholarships or by contacting the President Vasco A. Vargas at (401) 692-6423.

For more information, feel free to e-mail us at 


If you want to be part of our Annual Banquet Booklet view our form and mail it back to us.
Thank You for your support! 

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