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Food is a powerful ally
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Food Bank For New York City is proud to stand in solidarity with the 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ New Yorkers facing food insecurity. We stand as allies, as neighbors, as a hand outstretched with the food and resources they need to thrive. Because food is a powerful ally. Below, you can read about how food insecurity impacts our LGBTQ+ neighbors, sign up to join us at this year’s official Pride March, and check out the member agencies in our network that serve the specific needs of LGBTQ+ New Yorkers.


Sources: Movement Advancement Project, June 2021: Equality Maps; The Williams Institute, June 2021: LGBT Data & Demographics Maps; AARP New York, January 2021: 51 Years Since Stonewall – Health, Poverty, Housing Hurdles Still Plague LGBTQ 50+ NYers; Worse Since COVID: First of its Kind Report


Our work to alleviate food insecurity and poverty in the LGBTQ+ community wouldn’t be possible without our phenomenal partners on the ground. They’re the ones who power our mission and enable us to reach LGBTQ+ New Yorkers all across the city.


We need you to spread the word to your network on social media! Below is sample messaging you can use to help support our Pride campaign.

Post 1

  • Did you know that 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ New Yorkers are facing hunger? Help nourish our LGBTQ+ neighbors by supporting @fb4nyc today. Together, we can prove that food is a powerful ally. Learn more at  

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  • We all deserve to share meals with the people we love. Help make this a reality for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers facing hunger by supporting @fb4nyc today. Every $1 provides 5 meals and shows that food is indeed a powerful ally. Learn more at  


Mensaje #1

  • ¿Sabías que 1 de cada 5 neoyorquinos LGBTQ+ se enfrenta a la inseguridad alimentaria? Ayúdanos a nutrir a nuestros vecinos LGBTQ+ apoyando a @fb4nyc hoy. Juntos podemos demostrar que los alimentos son un poderoso aliado de nuestra comunidad. Visita para averiguar como puedes apoyarnos.

 Mensaje #2

  • Todos merecemos compartir comidas con las personas que amamos. Ayude a que esto sea una realidad para los neoyorquinos LGBTQ+ que enfrentan hambre apoyando a @fb4nyc hoy. Cada dólar proporciona 5 comidas y demuestra que los alimentos son un poderoso aliado de nuestra comunidad. Visita para averiguar cómo puedes apoyarnos. 

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Food Bank works on several fronts to eliminate hunger in New York City. The scale of our efforts is only possible because of our caring supporters. Gifts of time, talent, and treasure help to advance our mission.


You can make a difference with a contribution of any size.
Every $1 = 5 meals.


Rally your network of friends, family, and colleagues to make an impact for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers facing food insecurity.


Take action to help New Yorkers facing hunger & poverty.

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