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The 9th Annual ‘Toast to Life’ Memorial Fundraiser for Domenico Coluccio raised over $20,000. Pictured with the cake and celebrating his life are Domenico’s parents, Rocky Coluccio, left and Enza Coluccio, second from right, wiith their children, Giovanna, second from left, Vincent and Maria, far right.
A ‘Toast to Life’ Fundraiser Is Held in Memory of Domenico Coluccio
The Coluccio family, friends and donors gathered in Brooklyn, New York, for the 9th Annual ‘Toast to Life’ Memorial Fundraiser held in the memory and honor of the late Domenico Coluccio. The event celebrates Domenico’s life through positive experiences, family fun and entertainment.
Domenico died in a tragic boating accident and also suffered from Behcet’s Disease. The family began the Toast to Life nine years ago in his memory. Donations from the event benefit two charitable organizations that were close to Domenico’s heart – the American Behcet’s Disease Association of Rochester, Minnesota and The Children’s Inn of Bethesda, Maryland.
The family owns and operates the legendary D. Coluccio & Sons Italian specialty food importer and retail store, located in the heart of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Rocco and Enza Coluccio, the parents of Domenico, also have three other children, Maria, Rocco Jr. and Giovanna. Save the date for the 10th Annual “Toast to Life, which will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
The many supporters and contributors made it a successful and beautiful day. Over $20,000 was raised for the charities at the event. The family wishes to acknowledge the following donors that include: B&A Pork Store, Bombolotti Inc., Ristorante Fiore, Chirico Family, CKO, Club Gelsomini Social Club, the Coluccio Family, Crista Conto, D. Coluccio & Sons, DeRosa Family, DJ Wilk, Eddie R., Elisa DiGregorio, Elizabeth Tigeleiro, Faicco Pork Store, FFC Inc. and Cantina Italiana. Also, Fort Meat Inc., Giovanna and Caitlin, Ingrati, International Haircutters, John Manganelli, the Justinico Family, La Sorrentina Restaurant, Laura, Guistiani, Lisa Ingrati, Menny Memories Entertainment, Meo Family, Mike and Ines Ingrati, NuMiracle Printing, Parties by Marylou Sheranger, Peppino’s, Phyllis and Chris Arlia, Pizza Wagon, Priority Payments, Raquel Rutigliano, Ristorante Limoncello, Robin Fallick, Salumeria Italiana, the Scollo Family, Sofia and Sal Coluccio, South Shore Material and Supply, Tasty Pastry, Theresa Pugliese, Trish McEvoy, Villabate Alba Bakery, Vinny and Joe Mancini and the Zito Family.