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“Words cannot express how grateful we are…Your generosity is overwhelming

“We cannot thank the IWL enough for your generosity to our family; Paying the cost of Brianna’s visit to the Kennedy Krieger Institute has allowed us to obtain the best medical care for her.”







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Our 95th Anniversary was a spectacular success!! Special thanks to our honorees, Matilda Cuomo, Mariafrancesca Carli and George Simeone!
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Italian Welfare League Board of Directors


Linda Carlozzi


Joan Prezioso

Vice Presidents

Kristin Knowles

Geri Caggiano


Geri DiCostanzo


Louisa Greco

Board of Directors:

Cav. Sabbia Auriti Ph.D
Olga Casarella
Lucrezia Gallelli
Fran Gallinari
Ivana Giuntoli-McCotter
Linda Lombardi
Celeste Marchione-Maltzman
Rose Pannini
Linda Perillo-Zazzali
Giovanna Stellari
Bea Tusiani

Affiliated Organizations

Calandra Italian American Institute
Center for Migration Studies
Columbus Citizens Foundation and Ladies Auxilliary
Italian Heritage & Culture Committee of New York, Inc.
Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations
NIAF – The National Italian American Foundation
NOIAW – National Organization of Italian American Women
OSIA - Order Sons of Italy in America