Top Philanthropy News

Maggiano’s Starts 20th Eat-A-Dish Fundraising Campaign with Make-A-Wish

Maggiano’s Little Italy marks a memorable milestone, with the kickoff of its 20th Eat-A-Dish campaign in partnership with Make-A-Wish. After raising over $10 million and granting thousands of incredible wishes, the family-friendly Italian-American restaurant seeks to raise the bar even higher in its platinum year. Now through Wednesday, Aug. 23, Maggiano’s will work to raise […]

California Restaurant Foundation Awards 184 Restaurants with $5K Grants

The California Restaurant Foundation (CRF), a nonprofit that invests in and empowers California restaurants and their workforce, awarded 184 independent restaurants with $5,000 grants as part of its third consecutive Restaurants Care Resilience Fund. The $2.1 million fund, supported by SoCalGas, The PG&E Corporation Foundation (PG&E Foundation) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), is […]

Pizza Inn Announces Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project

Pizza Inn, America’s Hometown Pizza Buffet, today announced a partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to raise funding and awareness for programs that help America’s injured veterans achieve their highest ambitions. The relationship officially kicks off with an eight-week in-store promotion, titled “Raise a Glass to Freedom,” that encourages Pizza Inn customers to purchase collectible […]

Polly’s Pies Once Again Launches ‘Pie for the People’ Campaign to Support Military

Polly’s Pies, the popular family-owned restaurant group, is once again saluting the active military stationed at Camp Pendleton this year with its “Pie for the People” initiative. From May 26 through the Fourth of July, Polly’s will be selling its “Pie for the People,” which equals a $17.49 pie donation. With these donations, Polly’s will […]

O’Charley’s Continues to Support Veterans with New Cobbler Promotion

O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar, the American restaurant that is home to Great Food and Good Times, is once again reinforcing their dedication to supporting our nation’s Gold Star families.  O’Charley’s new cobbler promotion allows guests to satisfy their sweet tooth cravings while also helping these deserving families. Beginning May 22, O’Charley’s will donate $1 from […]

Tavern in the Square Announces Partnership with the National Celiac Association

Tavern in the Square, a popular restaurant group in Boston, announced its partnership with the National Celiac Association on Tuesday, May 16th, to raise funds and awareness in honor of Celiac Awareness Month. To honor International Celiac Disease Awareness Day, bridges and buildings, around Boston including the Tavern in the Square, will be lit up in the […]

Golden Corral Kicks Off Camp Corral Fundraising Campaign

Golden Corral is proud to begin its 11th year of transforming the lives of the children of our nation’s military heroes by sending them to Camp Corral. Camp Corral is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of children ages 8-15 of wounded, ill, and fallen military members by providing camp, […]

Chef Lineup Announced for Ina Pinkney’s 80th Birthday Bash

On Wednesday, April 26, the Chicago culinary community will join together for “Chicago Chefs Cook for Ina’s 80th Birthday Bash” to celebrate the life and leadership of Ina Pinkney. But this is not just a party–it’s a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the power of Chicago’s Chefs when they come together to bring hope, kindness, and care to our city. On this night, more than 60 chefs will gather in the spirit of neighborly love to unite and celebrate an […]

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse to Unveil Refurbished Basketball Court in Santa Ana

On April 4, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time), BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is assisting its Southern California community and celebrating the love of basketball by welcoming locals to the unveiling of a fully refurbished basketball court in Santa Ana, California – home of the first ever BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse location. Presented […]

Red Robin Announces Partnership with Blessings in a Backpack

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews announced a partnership with Blessings in a Backpack, a national non-profit organization that works to combat childhood hunger by providing children in need with a backpack full of nutritious, easy-to-prepare food on the weekends. Guests at participating Red Robin locations can donate $1, $5, or $10 to Blessings in a Backpack […]

Red Robin Partners with Make-A-Wish and Pledges More Than $3 Million

Make-A-Wish– the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – has announced a new partnership with Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, the casual dining restaurant chain with more than 510 restaurants across the United States and Canada. Red Robin’s multi-year pledge of more than $3 million is the largest corporate […]

Tocabe: American Indian Eatery Launches Direct-to-Tribe Ready Meal Program

Tocabe Indigenous Marketplace is proud to announce the launch of its Direct-to-Tribe Ready Meal program in partnership with Spirit Lake Nation, part of their Seed to Soul brand mission. With its first shipment of 2,000 meals, Tocabe will provide monthly deliveries of nutritious, traditional meals to the Spirit Lake community over the next two years. […]

Full Course Expands Educational Resources with New Nonprofit

Full Course, the restaurant and development group that helps emerging restaurateurs build and innovate their brands, announced the launch of the Full Course Foundation. Guided by the belief that learning is a key to success, the Full Course team decided to turn the company’s Learning Center into a 501(c)(3) at the end of 2022 to democratize the road to […]

Boston’s Launches Annual Cares Fundraising Campaign

As a chain of locally owned and operated restaurants, Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar announced the launching of its annual Boston’s Cares fundraising campaign in support of organizations in the cities where they operate. In partnership with community-centric charities and causes, Boston’s will kick off the fundraiser on January 23. The campaign will run […]

Byblos Mediterranean Grill Launches ’12 Months of Giving’

Byblos Mediterranean Grill is ready to give back to the community that has given so much to it over the years — for an entire year. In 2023, Byblos will donate 20 percent of the day’s sales at its Elmwood location every third Tuesday of every month, beginning January 17. Each month will feature a […]