Solving food insecurity across our five boroughs requires more than food alone. And that’s where you come in.

Maximize your impact in the fight against food insecurity across New York City as a member of Food Bank’s Five Boroughs Society, an exclusive group of our most dedicated supporters. Just as the five points of the Liberty crown in our logo represent our five boroughs, the increased support provided by the Five Boroughs Society helps our mission to reach more New Yorkers in need across our city. The Five Boroughs Society comprises three tiers and has access to a variety of exclusive Food Bank opportunities, including special events and behind-the-scenes experiences.

why your support matters

The impact of your partnership as a Five Boroughs Society member is felt in nearly every community across New York City. Together, we are leading the fight against food insecurity forward, and we cannot scale back now – not with so many of our neighbors in need.

Your increased commitment will support our ability to:   

Make Your Sustainable Impact TODAY

Join our Five Boroughs Society with a cumulative annual gift of $1,000 or more. You can also contact our Leadership Giving Concierge to give by phone at 212.566.7855 ext. 8323.

your opportunity: make a difference

1.6 million New York City residents are experiencing food insecurity right now. That’s 1.6 million opportunities to make a real difference in the life of a fellow New Yorker. But don’t just take our word for it…

Recognizing Your Impact

Food Bank is grateful for all the ways that our Five Boroughs Society members partner with us to fight food insecurity across New York City. While giving is its own reward, below are some of the ways we’re proud to recognize your generosity. For questions about giving or Society benefits, please contact our Leadership Giving Concierge at 212.566.7855 ext. 8323.

  • Empire Partners Circle - $1,000-$9,999

    The name Empire Partners represents the sustainable impact you can make for one of our five boroughs with cumulative annual gifts starting at $1,000 or more. Just as the Empire State Building is located in one borough, but stands as a symbol for our entire city, your investment will shine like a beacon of hope from one borough for all to see.

    Your Empire Partners Circle benefits include:

    • Acknowledgment in our Annual Impact Report.
    • Recognition on our Five Boroughs Society Virtual Donor Wall, updated quarterly.
    • A special invitation to our mission update town hall.
    • An invitation to join our donor affinity groups.
    • A personal invitation to our annual donor appreciation cocktail event.
    • An end-of-year holiday thank you video from the President & CEO.
  • Bridge Builders Circle - $10,000-$49,999

    The name Bridge Builders represents the cross-borough impact you’ll create for our city with your increased cumulative annual investment of $10,000 or more. Just as New York City’s iconic bridges connect one borough to another, your gift will connect more New Yorkers to the resources they need to overcome food insecurity.

    Your Bridge Builders Circle benefits include:

    • All Empire Partner benefits, plus:
    • A personal 20% discount code to the Food Bank For New York City online store.
    • A group tour of the Community Kitchen & Pantry and Food Bank’s warehouse.
    • An invitation for two to our VIP reception at Food Bank’s annual gala.
    • A special invitation for two to our annual donor appreciation cocktail event.
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  • Skyline Circle - $50,000+

    The name Skyline Circle represents the citywide impact you’ll create when giving at our highest tier with cumulative annual gifts of $50,000 or more. Just as New York City’s skyline encompasses the dynamic beauty of our city, your generous gift will allow our mission to cover more ground, provide more meals, deploy more innovations, and serve more hungry New Yorkers than ever before.

    Your Skyline Circle benefits include:

    • All Empire Partner and Bridge Builder benefits, plus:
    • A personal invitation to an intimate update from our President & CEO.
    • An invitation to join our “Innovators Round Table” – a discussion in optimizing our programs and services.
    • A special invitation for you and a guest to attend a Food Bank mission tour – a “look behind the veil” at our work at the Community Kitchen and Food Pantry, our warehouse, and a member agency site.
    • A personal invitation for yourself and a custom group for a Food Bank or member agency site visit and a curated volunteer experience helping to pack or serve meals to the community.
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CAMBRIA HEIGHTS, NEW YORK - JUNE 19: Queens community members line up to receive food from Food Bank for New York City  at Deliverance Baptist Church on June 19, 2021 in Cambria Heights, New York. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Food Bank For New York City,)

Five Boroughs Society donor wall

We are grateful to our Five Boroughs Society members for choosing to strengthen their commitment to the fight against food insecurity. Thanks to the support of friends like you, Food Bank launched an emergency response last fiscal year that continues to serve our city amid the ongoing crisis. Learn more about our 2021 impact in our Annual Impact Report


Join our Five Boroughs Society to have your name featured on our Virtual Donor Wall.