About IWF, Fundraisers, Partnerships
Established in 1998, award-winning IWF produced 707 family-friendly Live Events and Charity Fundraisers with WWE Hall of Famers and Legends in 25 cities throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Each spring, IWF’s anniversary event supports a charity, with American Cancer Society the beneficiary since 2012. Other events benefited Semper Fi Fund, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tomorrows Children’s Fund, Twin Towers Orphan Fund, American Red Cross, Nutley Policemen and Firefighters’ Benevolent Associations, and high school athletic programs at Middletown, New Providence, Verona and West Orange, NJ.
IWF conducts autograph sessions and speaking engagements at schools, libraries, hospitals, youth and civic organizations. Food, clothing and supply drives hosted for American Red Cross, United Way, Nutley Family Service Bureau, and Montclair and Bloomfield Animal Shelters. Toys For Tots Drive hosted for United States Marine Corps Reserve.
IWF featured on WCBS News, WNBC News, FOX 5 Good Day New York, WABC News, WOR 9 News, PIX 11 News, News 12 New Jersey, MTV, TMZ, TLC, Extra, Nickelodeon, MSG Network, FOX News Channel, Telemundo, SiriusXM, WOR Radio, WCTC Radio, TAPinto, Compound Media, and Funny or Die.
Nationally-accredited IWF Wrestling School, based in Woodland Park and Nutley, NJ, had 50 graduates receive WWE, NXT and IMPACT tryouts with 12 employed full-time. IWF trains hundreds of athletes from 20 states and 9 countries including Canada, England, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria and Puerto Rico.
IWF also provides a number of diverse services, including: