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Shuckin’ Shack Raises $80K for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Shuckin’ Shack Raises $80K for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society After a month-long community party that spanned 16 cities and 3,500 miles, Shuckin’ Shack, the oyster bar franchise, is celebrating $80,000 raised for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Its 2023 Fresh & Raw Tour, presented in partnership with Truist, was a major hit, spotlighting […]

Rock N Roll Sushi Donates $16,500 to Local High School

Rock N Roll Sushi wrapped up their initial Reach and Teach fundraiser with a check donation for $16,500 on Thursday, at Jackson High School in Jackson, Ala. Rock N Roll Sushi just launched their relationship this fall with the non-profit as a way to support student musicians and entrepreneurs, while staying true to their brand’s culture and love […]

Cotton Patch Cafe Donates to Home For Our Troops

Cotton Patch Cafe, a Texas-inspired restaurant, honored veterans by presenting a check for $13,504 to the nonprofit organization Homes For Our Troops. Each Veterans Day, Cotton Patch Cafe offers free Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken Fried Chicken to veterans and active military. For every Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken Fried Chicken sold on Nov. 11, $1 […]

Golden Corral to Host 22nd Annual Military Appreciation Night

For more than 20 years, Golden Corral, America’s favorite buffet-style restaurant chain, has been unwavering in its support of the U.S. Military. Due to the efforts of restaurant teams across the country and the generosity of loyal guests, the brand has exceeded $33 million to support military causes.   “Golden Corral is committed to showing our […]

Dewey’s ‘Run to Raise Dough’ 5K Brings in $25K

The annual Dewey’s Pizza “Run to Raise Dough” 5K, benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and 1N5, once again welcomed a record-breaking number of runners, raising critical funding for children and members of the greater Cincinnati community in need. At this event, Dewey’s hosted more than 250 runners, as they took to the streets of […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub Raises $191,000 for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

For the 26th year in a row, all Ninety Nine Restaurants across New England and upstate New York participated in a fall fundraiser for local Boys & Girls Clubs, raising  a grand total of $191,013 this year. 100% of the funds raised will go to the 57 local Boys & Girls Club chapters partnered with […]

Giving Kitchen Has Awarded Over $10M in the Past Decade

Giving Kitchen, a James Beard Foundation Award-winning nonprofit organization that provided financial assistance and a network of community resources to food service workers in times of crisis, has released its Q3 Impact Report, underscoring the profound significance of its work in the food service community. Over the past decade, Giving Kitchen has achieved remarkable growth […]

Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Research

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom, a leading restaurant chain renowned for its fresh dough pizza and extensive craft beer selection, announced its Drink Pink campaign supporting Breast Cancer research. Throughout the month of October, Old Chicago will donate $1 from every purchase of a signature pink drink and […]

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Raises Over $10K for Local Food Banks

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, the family-owned restaurant brand featuring an authentic, award-winning Southern-inspired menu at 21 restaurants in California, Nevada and Arizona, raised more than $10,000 in September for food banks in the communities it serves. The fundraising campaign was created to support Hunger Action Month, created by Feeding America, a nonprofit organization on a mission […]

Hooters Raising Fund for Fight Against Breast Cancer

Hooters is raising awareness for the fight against breast cancer with its “Give A Hoot” fundraising campaign throughout the month of October in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. After generating $700,000 last year, the Hooters staff and its guests have set an ambitious $1 million goal for the cause in the coming weeks. […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant to Participate in 26th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs Fundraiser

All Ninety Nine Restaurants across New England and upstate New York will participate in the 26th annual Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser with 100% of the funds raised going directly to local Boys & Girls Club chapters throughout the communities Ninety Nine Restaurants serve. WHAT: The Ninety Nine’s Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser encourages guest […]

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar Raises $70K for the Maui Strong Fund

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar’s recent MAUI STRONG fundraiser on September 17 at its Newport Beach location resulted in a donation of $70,000 to the Maui Strong Fund. Guests were invited to attend a daytime “Maui Strong Tasting Event” and an evening “Taste of Hawaii Dinner,” both supporting relief efforts through the Maui Strong Fund, organized by the […]

Shuckin’ Shack Hosting Fresh & Raw Tour to Support Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Shuckin’ Shack is turning up the volume with the Fresh & Raw Tour 2023, a free concert series and charity event launched together with Truist in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Building on the success of last year’s event, which raised over $52,000, this year’s tour promises to be an unforgettable experience for […]

Giving Kitchen Looks to Raise Funds for the Foodservice Industry

Giving Kitchen, a James Beard Foundation Award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance and a network of community resources to food service workers in times of crisis, is urging diners across the nation to support Dining With Gratitude this October, to help raise critical funds for the food service industry and critical awareness of […]

Mellow Mushroom to Support Breast Cancer Awareness with ‘Go Pink’ Cocktail

Throughout October, Mellow Mushroom restaurants across the country will support breast cancer awareness by donating a portion of the proceeds from sales of the new seasonal “Go Pink” cocktail and special ribbon-shaped pretzels to Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer.  Starting September 26th and throughout […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub Raises Raises Over $1.2 Million for Charity

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub has announced that its annual fundraising campaigns in 2023 raised an all-time high of more than $1.2 million for charities including The Folded Flag Foundation, Pine Street Inn, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Jimmy Fund, and local Boys and Girls Clubs of America. “We are so pleased by the […]

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Continues Partnership with No Kid Hungry

This September, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria continued its partnership with No Kid Hungry for its 12th consecutive year. Since 2012, Grimaldi’s has raised $1.1 million to fight childhood hunger through its annual fundraising campaign, equivalent to 10 million meals donated to date.  From September 1st through 30th, participating Grimaldi’s restaurants will offer a bounce back card to […]

DonationScout and Red Onion Help Primanti Bros Boost Fundraiser Program

Too often within the restaurant technology industry, vendors are competing within the same tech stack budget and are often unwilling or just too busy to work with each other on projects. According to Ryan Wilkinson, Vice President, Marketing, Primanti Bros, that is not always the case. Ryan had been working with Charley Donaldson, CEO of […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant Announces 18th Annual Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub announced its 18th annual Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fundraising event: a “Give $5, Get $5” running from Monday, August 7 through Sunday, August 20. The fundraising campaign will send 100% of the proceeds to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund, which supports both pediatric and adult patient care and […]

Dewey’s Pizza to Host ‘Run to Raise Dough’ 5K on August 13

On Sunday, August 13, Dewey’s Pizza will host their annual “Run to Raise Dough” 5K, benefiting Cincinnati Children’s Medical Hospital and 1N5. Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate. The race will start and end at the Dewey’s Pizza in Oakley. Runners and the community at large can enjoy an after-party at […]

Rock N Roll Sushi to Host Concert Fundraiser to Benefit Reach and Teach

There’s no better way to celebrate a birthday than by hosting your own concert for friends and family. Rock N Roll Sushi is doing just that, and sharing the gifts it receives with local students and educators. The one-of-a-kind American-style sushi restaurant is ready to celebrate its third birthday by continuing to deliver hits and […]