The Society ofThe Friendly Sons of St. Patrickin The City of New York

Founded in 1784 by Irishmen who came together to provide assistance and support to their fellow countrymen in the adjustment to life in the new world, The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York is the oldest charitable institution in the city. We carry on the traditions of our founders by focusing our charitable efforts in three areas within the City of New York: education, Irish Arts & Culture, and, in keeping with our origins, legal immigration services. The Society holds several events throughout the year for the purposes of charitable fundraising and social engagement amongst our membership.

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  • The Women's Committee second Annual Luncheon in support of our Scholarship Program

    Approximately one hundred seventy supporters and guests gathered at a private club in New York City on Wednesday, October 18, for the second Annual Luncheon of The Women's Committee of The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York. Founded in 1784, The Society is one of the oldest charitable organizations in New York State. The Society embraces its historical mission by focusing its charitable efforts on primary and secondary education, Irish arts and culture, and legal immigration assistance. Proceeds from the luncheon support the Friendly Sons Scholars Program, which is administered in partnership with the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. Guests enjoyed an entertaining presentation by Robert O’Byrne, The Irish Aesthete as well as gifts and a benefactor prize kindly donated by Asprey London. Very Reverend Enrique Salvo, Rector of St. Patricks Cathedral, offered the opening prayer

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Two Hundred and Fortieth Anniversary of the Society


The Anniversary Dinner celebrating the Two Hundred and Fortieth Anniversary of the Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York will be held at Cipriani, 110 East 42nd Street, New York City on Thursday evening, March 14, 2024. Cocktail Reception at 6pm followed by dinner at 7pm.

Guests of Honor

David Feherty
Former Professional Golfer, Current Golf Broadcaster and internationally recognized stand up entertainer

Helen McEntee T.D.
Minister for Justice, Ireland


EMERALD $20,000 per table
Full page in the Dinner Program

BENEFACTOR $10,000 per table
Half page in the Dinner Program

PATRON $6,500 per table

$2,000 per seat*
$1,000 per seat*
$650 per seat*
$500 per seat* JUNIOR SEATING (under 30)

*Individual seats in each Ticket Category may also be purchased.

A chance to show your support for the Society and advertise your company.

Full page $2,000
Half Page $1,000
Quarter Page $500

Cocktail Hour $25,000 (Corporate branding to be displayed)
Flowers $10,000
Audio Visual $10,000
Printing $6,000
Pipes $2,500

Please contact Jackie McCarthy on (212) 269-1770 or if you are interested in any of the above underwriting opportunities.

Reservations may be made online by filling out the form accessible at this site.

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