City Year Red Jacket Society

City Year’s Red Jacket Society is a community of philanthropic individuals and families who believe in the power of the red jacket.  Red Jacket Society commitments of $10,000 or more directly make possible the work of City Year AmeriCorps members each and every day.

Red Jacket Society members believe that the red jacket is more than a uniform: it’s a little bit of magic. It brings hope and inspiration, caring and support. The red jacket means help is on the way.


Red Jacket Society membership benefits include:

  • A City Year Jacket as a member of the Red Jacket Society for three consecutive years
  • Special invitations to local and national events and conferences
  • Personalized updates from a City Year AmeriCorps member
  • Recognition in national and local City Year materials
  • Red Jacket Society digital stories each quarter
  • Exclusive opportunities to visit schools and see City Year AmeriCorps members in action
  • Volunteer opportunities for members and their families


  • $100,000 and above – Platinum
  • $50,000 – Gold
  • $25,000 – Silver
  • $10,000 – Bronze 

For more information about the Red Jacket Society, please contact Allison Graff-Weisner, Chief Development and Alumni Officer, at