Top Philanthropy News

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Donates to Miami’s Lotus House

BurgerFi International Inc., owner of one of the nation’s leading fast-casual “better burger” dining concepts through the BurgerFi brand, and the high-quality, casual dining pizza brand under the name Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings, hosted a blind pizza and wine tasting in its Coral Gables location to celebrate the 2022 holiday season. All proceeds […]

Full Course to Expand its Nonprofit Education Arm with New Subscription Platform

Full Course, the restaurant and development group that helps restaurateurs build and innovate their brands, is expanding the nonprofit education arm of its organization with the launch of Navigator. Navigator is a subscription-based platform that provides low-cost educational resources for people in the restaurant industry. “Navigator is for anyone who works in restaurants including owners, managers, […]

Hickory Tavern Celebrates 25 years with $130K Donation to Independence Fund

Hickory Tavern is celebrating its 25th Anniversary by donating $130,000 to The Independence Fund, a non-profit helping wounded veterans. The Independence Fund, an organization committed to empowering our nation’s catastrophically wounded, injured, and ill Veterans to overcome physical, mental, and emotional wounds incurred in the line of duty. The Independence Fund’s Chief Executive Officer, Sarah […]

Cinergy Entertainment Group Finds Innovative Ways to Give Back to Communities

Cinergy Entertainment Group, a family-owned and operated national chain of Family Entertainment Centers (FEC), crowned Top Family Entertainment Center of the World in 2019, continues to find new and innovative ways to use its properties and resources to give back to its communities and announces a breadth of ongoing and upcoming charitable initiatives. Last Monday, […]

Angry Crab Shack Tops $1M in Charitable Contributions

Ron Lou founded Angry Crab Shack with a core value of giving back to the community.  Nine years and 19 locations later that value remains true as Angry Crab Shack has surpassed $1M in contributions to various local charities.  Two of the organizations with whom they have partnered for multiple years are Phoenix Children’s Hospital […]

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Donates More Than $73K to No Kid Hungry

In honor of Giving Tuesday, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria announced a total donation of $73,845 to its longtime partner, No Kid Hungry, from fundraising initiatives throughout the year at their 40+ locations across the country. Since 2012, Grimaldi’s has partnered with No Kid Hungry to raise funds and awareness around childhood hunger in the United States. Each September, Grimaldi’s annual […]

Buffalo Wild Wings Helps Refurbish Basketball Courts

Buffalo Wild Wings and Mtn Dew Legend recruited basketball superstars Klay Thompson and A’ja Wilson to surprise local communities in San Francisco, CA and Columbia, SC, with refurbished basketball courts ahead of the holiday season. In partnership with nonprofit Project Backboard, this all-star team worked with local artists to build fun and inspiring places for […]

Cornerstone Restaurant Group to Host Seventh Annual Chefsgiving in Chicago

For the seventh year running, Chef Bill Kim and Cornerstone Restaurant Group will host Chefsgiving the weekend before Thanksgiving — expanding the reach to Chicagoans across the city to become the biggest event yet by donating approximately 1,000 Thanksgiving meals to food insecure individuals in Chicago. In partnership with Inspiration Kitchens, Caviar and DoorDash, Kim […]

Cinergy Entertainment Group Announces New Charitable Initiatives

Cinergy Entertainment Group, a family-owned and operated national chain of Family Entertainment Centers (FEC), crowned Top Family Entertainment Center of the World in 2019, continues to find new and innovative ways to use its properties and resources to give back to its communities and announces a breadth of charitable initiatives for the month of November […]

Another Broken Egg Cafe Raises Funds for Hurricane Ian Relief

Another Broken Egg Cafe recently called upon its guests to dine in and support those affected by Hurricane Ian through a coordinated fundraiser with Samaritan’s Purse. All of the brand’s 83 restaurants participated in donating 10% of their net sales from Wednesday, October 12 to Samaritan’s Purse, an organization that has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of natural disasters, […]

Mr Brews Taphouse Partners with Folds of Honor to Provide Scholarships

In honor of Veterans Day, Mr Brews Taphouse partnered with Folds of Honor (FOH) to provide life-changing scholarships to the families of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service through a week-long, donation-based campaign. From Nov. 7-13, Mr Brews will offer guests $5 in Brews Bucks for every $2 donation to FOH, a non-profit organization founded in 2007 […]

Bloomin’ Brands to Collect Funds for Hurricane Victims

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.’s restaurants – Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – are supporting Hurricane Ian relief efforts by collectively donating up to $125,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Ian Relief fund through their Dine Rewards programs. Donations to the American Red Cross help provide shelter, […]

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Hits $3M Milestone with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) partner for nearly a decade, has reached a corporate milestone and raised $3 million in donations made to the national childhood cancer foundation. ALSF is dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for children battling cancer. Charlotte-based Firebirds Wood Fired Grill […]

Hooters to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness

Hooters, the original American wing joint, is bringing light to the fight against breast cancer during a month-long October fundraising campaign and is asking all Hooters fans to #GiveAHoot in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. After generating $720,000 in 2021, Hooters has set an ambitious goal to raise $1 million for the cause […]

Denny’s Deploys Mobile Relief Diner to Cape Coral to Aid Hurricane Recovery

Denny’s is deploying its Mobile Relief Diner to Cape Coral, Florida, this week to serve affected residents and the larger community impacted by Hurricane Ian. The 53-foot mobile diner which has been traveling across the United States since 2017 to serve free, fresh breakfasts to those impacted by natural disasters, will provide a hot and […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant to Participate in Annual Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser

WHAT: All Ninety Nine Restaurants across New England and upstate New York will participate in the 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. The Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser encourages guest donations with the […]

Black Angus Steakhouse to Donate Wine Sales to National Breast Cancer Coalition

Starting October 1, Black Angus Steakhouse will donate $1 from every purchase of a glass of Prosecco Rosé by Francis Coppola, to the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout October, guests are encouraged to drink pink to help raise funds and awareness for NBCC. The Prosecco Rosés is available at all locations for […]

Ninety Nine Restaurant Raises Over $900,000 for Nonprofits

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub announced today that over $900,000 was raised over the past year for the Pine Street Inn, Boys & Girls Clubs, Folded Flag Foundation and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Jimmy Fund. Donations were raised through business partnerships, by guests both in-restaurant and online and by Ninety Nine team members at all Ninety Nine locations. “This year continued the remarkable fundraising efforts […]

Darden Helping Feeding America with $2 Million Grant

Darden Restaurants is helping Feeding America add refrigerated trucks for 10 member food banks to support mobile pantry programs and food distribution in communities with the highest need. Through a $2 million grant from the Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation, and support from partners Penske Truck Leasing and Lineage Logistics, each food bank will receive a […]

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Teams with Red Gold to Benefit Folds of Honor

Ever since the launch of Woody’s Bar-B-Q in 1980, its co-founders – Woody Mills and Yolanda Mills-Mawman – have taken great pride in their pursuit of the American Dream through business ownership. The two find an equally deep sense of honor in providing an avenue for their classic Southern BBQ chain’s franchisees to do the […]

Ledo Pizza Becomes Sponsor of Naval Academy Athletics Association

Ledo Pizza announced that they will be a proud sponsor of the Naval Academy Athletics Association. Hooyah!  “We can’t wait to be a part of all the sporting events and programs in support of the Naval Academy Athletics Association this academic year,” says Ledo CMO Will Robinson. “We hope to provide the ultimate game day experiences and become a […]