Donations Raised from Sales of 2012–13 Deck of City Dining Cards: Syracuse

October 14, 2013 at 2:43 PM

SYRACUSE, NYCity Dining Cards presented a check for $1,663 to Food Bank of Central New York— a donation was raised from sales of the 2012-13 deck of City Dining Cards: Syracuse. This contribution will help the non-profit organization continue its work of providing food to those in need across central and northern New York.

City Dining Cards: Syracuse contains fifty $10 discount cards with savings to locally owned restaurants — each worth $10 off a food bill of $30 or more (tax, tip, and alcohol not included). In its inaugural year, Drink Deck: Syracuse holds 25 buy one drink, get one free cards to locally owned bars. City Dining Cards retail for $20, and Drink Deck retails for $10. Five percent of all sales are donated to the Food Bank. The 2013-2014 editions are now available at

“At City Dining Cards, we are passionate about supporting local businesses and celebrating community,” says Patrick Finan, founder of City Dining Cards. “By donating a portion of our sales to Food Bank of Central New York, we are giving back by helping support one of Syracuse’s most important organizations.”

“What a wonderful opportunity City Dining Cards offers by providing coupons to experience local restaurants while helping the Food Bank meet our mission to feed the hunger. We are pleased to partner with City Dining Cards again to ensure that no one is turned away for food when reaching out to the emergency food network,” said Kathleen Stress, executive director of Food Bank of Central New York.

About City Dining Cards:

City Dining Cards is a pro-local marketing company that’s passionate about building relationships between small businesses and locally minded customers. Started in Buffalo, New York in 2010, they have grown to serve 12 cities worldwide. Find out more at, or follow along on Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.

About Food Bank of Central New York:

Food Bank of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education, and advocacy in cooperation with the community. Food Bank serves as the primary food supplier for 261 emergency food assistance programs in 11 counties of New York State, distributing 13,420,441 pounds of food last year. Food Bank of Central New York is a certified member of Feeding America. Visit for more information on the agency and its programs.