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Easter recipient Rosaleigh
RosaleighAfter a long winter, Spring has finally arrived! It is time to renew and rejuvenate as our thoughts turn to longer days, warm sunshine and beautiful blooming flowers. This past year, the Italian Welfare League reached a significant milestone. With your generosity and support, the League has donated over $1,000,000 to "I Nostri Bambini". Since initiating our campaign, we have helped over 700 children, including individual recipients and by providing grants to organizations such as ACLD-Kramer Learning, Angela's House, Association for Children with Down Syndrome, Child Skin Disease Foundation, Cooley's Anemia, Dancing Dreams, Helping Hands Behavioral Outreach, Rocking Horse Rehabilitation, Special Strides and The Autism Think Tank.

During this Easter season, the League is sending gift certificates to two families to purchase over-the-counter medications, groceries and clothing. One family from Manorville, NY has a 5 year old girl with Down Syndrome. She also suffers from leukemia and a heart defect. Another family from Staten Island has two sons, ages 12 and 14, who have Asperger's Syndrome, Asthma and Lymphonodular Hyperplasia.

Easter recipients Thomas & Anthony
Today, more than ever, these families need our support. As the League approaches "100 Years of Giving", we are proud of our rich history and our success in raising funds to help more families. We are more committed than ever to helping many more children and to continuing to make a difference for these families. During this Easter holiday, as we celebrate with our loved ones, we hope you will continue to support the Italian Welfare League's efforts by making a contribution. For more information about who we are or to donate online, please visit our website.

On behalf of the Board, we extend our heartfelt thanks for your generosity. From our famiglia to yours, auguri di Buona Pasqua!

To donate online, please use the link below. If your gift is in memorium, you will be able to add that information to your donation.
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Italian Welfare League
Board of Directors

Bea Tusiani
Linda R. Carlozzi
Vice Presidents:
Geraldine DiCostanzo
Kristin Friel-Knowles
Olga Casarella
Louisa Greco
Board of Directors:
Sabbia Auriti Ph. D
Geraldine Caggiano
Lucrezia Gallelli
Linda Lombardi
Celeste Marchione-Maltzman
Rose Pannini
Linda Perillo-Zazzali
Joan Prezioso
Giovanna Stellari

Affiliated Organizations
Calandra Italian American Institute
Center for Migration Studies
Coalition of Italo-Amercan Associations, Inc.
Columbus Citizens Foundation
and Ladies Auxillary

Columbus ESCA Alliance, Inc.
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

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