Our annual luncheon is our primary means of raising funds we grant

throughout the year to children in need. In 2021, we are celebrated 100 years of  

giving to the Italian-American community.

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Our annual luncheon took place on Saturday November 6 and celebrated the IWL's 100th anniversary.

The honorees were: Dr. Ronald C. Gentile, Professor of Ophthalmology New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai and NYU Langone and NYU Long Island School of Medicine; Hon. Capri S. Cafaro, former Ohio State Senator, Executive In Residence at American University School of Public Affairs and Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics; and Ms. Renee Cafaro, U.S. Editor, Slink Magazine, designer and philanthropist.

2018 Luncheon

Here's the Italian National Anthem sung by Jodi DiPiazza, who was helped by the League in 2010.

2017 Luncheon

i-Italy's video of the 2016 Luncheon

Previous Honorees

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