How You Can Help
We graciously accept general donations at any time. There are many ways to contribute:
- Become a member
- Participate in our events
- Make a matching corporate gift
- In Memory of a deceased loved one
- In Honor of a Special Person
- A bequest in a will
- A life insurance policy where The Italian Welfare League is named beneficiary
- A gift of one’s residence or other property
- A life income gift, such as an annuity
Your donations to the Italian Welfare League, a 501(c)(3) organization are tax deductible. You may mail a check or contact the office. General donations are also accepted using the Support Button above, or if you would like to email us, visit our Contact page above.
Interested in becoming a member of the League? Please mail a check for either a
Standard, Silver or Gold-level membership payable to:
The Italian Welfare League at 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021.
- Annual dues are $100.
- Silver Members ($150) receive special recognition in our Luncheon Journal
- Gold Members ($200) receive special recognition in our Luncheon Journal and preferred seating for membership events
- Benefactors ($500+)
- $35 under 35 Membership – see below*
The Italian Welfare League is now accepting on-line payments for membership. Please select the membership level you prefer. You will be transferred to PayPal for secure payment
*New beginnings at the League: 35 Under 35
The Board of the Italian Welfare League offers a junior membership fee for anyone under the age of 35 years old for just $35 a year. The junior membership fee, “35 under 35,” was established to attract young people who wish to become members of the League and to participate in volunteer activities. The Board believes young adult involvement is key to the growth of the League. Please help spread the word to young people at home, in school and on the job as well.
Our Autumn in New York Luncheon, held in November, is our annual fundraiser. Each successive year, the luncheon’s proceeds have grown due to the wonderful generosity of individuals and companies. We are asking your support as a sponsor and hope you will find it in your heart to contribute to this cause. Sponsorship categories ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 are available. Perhaps you or you or your company would like to advertise in the Luncheon journal, or donate an item to the live or silent auction? Our Luncheon provides many opportunities to support the League’s efforts.
If you are interested in more information, please click on contact us above.
Your contribution is invaluable in helping to put smiles on the faces of those who are the littlest and most vulnerable among us.
WE THANK YOU AND “I NOSTRI BAMBINI” THANK YOU!
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Italian Welfare League Board of Directors
Board of Directors:
Cav. Sabbia Auriti
Affiliated OrganizationsCalandra Italian American Institute
Center for Migration Studies
Columbus Citizens Foundation and Ladies Auxilliary
Italian Heritage & Culture Committee of New York
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