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Restaurants that Donate Gift Cards for Fundraisers

Chipotle, Burger King, and many more restaurants that donate gift cards for fundraisers

Nonprofits are often looking for restaurants that donate gift cards. These gift cards are often either used to purchase foods for fundraising and appreciation events or to raffle off as a giveaway at fundraisers.

At TheShareWay, we’ve compiled hundreds of restaurants that donate gift cards for fundraisers and other nonprofit events. Here are a few of them:



Pizzerias

Many pizzerias donate gift cards or pizzas to nonprofit and school events. Even if you don’t find one of these in your city, be sure to ask local pizzerias in your city to see if they donate. You’d be surprised by the responses!

Domino's Donation Request

  • Location(s): Nationwide
  • What they donate: Pizzas
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local community

MOD Pizza Donation Request

  • Location(s): All states except AK, AR, CT, HI, IA, LA, ME, MA, MN, MS, NE, NH, NM, NY, ND, OK, RI, SD, TN, VT, WV, WY
  • What they donate: Pizza coupons and merchandise
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local Community, Children

Giordano's Donation Request

  • Location(s): AZ, CO, FL, IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, NV, OH, WI
  • What they donate: Depends on request, e.g. pizza


Fast Food Restaurants

Some fast food restaurants well known across the country have gift card donation programs. Never count them out of your solicitation list. Check out these that we found:

Dairy Queen Donation Request

  • Location(s): Twin Cities Metro Region, Minnesota
  • What they donate: Ice cream and gift certificates
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local community, Children, Equality, Wellness & Fitness, Education, Poverty & Homeless

McDonald's Donation Request

  • Location(s): Nationwide
  • What they donate: Food
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local Community

Chick-fil-A Donation Request

  • Location(s): AL, AZ, AK, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, NC, NJ, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, WI
  • What they donate: Food and gift cards


Sandwiches and Subs

Sandwiches and deli food are great for those looking for an inexpensive, but hearty and filling meal. Ask your local sandwich shop in addition to these chain sandwich shops for gift card donations.

Jason's Deli Donation Request

  • Location(s): AL, AZ, AR, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MS, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI
  • What they donate: Food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local community
  • REQUEST 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE

Jimmy John's Donation Request

  • Location(s): All states except AK, HI, ME, NH, RI, VT
  • What they donate: Depends on request, e.g. food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local Community

Blimpie Donation Request

  • Location(s): AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MD, ME, MN, MS, NE, NJ, NY, PA, SC TN, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY
  • What they donate: Depends on request, e.g. food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local Community


Fast Casual

Fast casual restaurants are great to include in your fundraisers, as many donors would love to win this prize. Fast casual restaurants are still convenient and efficient, and offer higher quality food than fast food restaurants.

Chili's Donation Request

  • Location(s): All states except OR
  • What they donate: Food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local community

Chipotle Donation Request

  • Location(s): All states except Alaska and Hawaii
  • What they donate: Food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local community, Children, Education, Environment & Sustainability
  • REQUEST 42 DAYS IN ADVANCE

Panera Bread Donation Request

  • Location(s): All states except Alaska and Hawaii
  • What they donate: Food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local Community



Sit Down Restaurants

Gift cards to sit down restaurants can be a raffle item all on their own, and can attract participants to your event. These can be higher-end restaurants or local small businesses as well.

Benihana Donation Request

  • Location(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MD, MI, MN, MO, NV, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI
  • What they donate: Gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local community

Pappas Restaurants Donation Request

  • Location(s): AL, AZ, CO, GA, IL, NM, OH, TX
  • What they donate: Gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Organizations related to Local community, Education, Poverty & Homeless
  • REQUEST 60 DAYS IN ADVANCE

Heart of America Group Donation Request

  • Location(s): IA, IL, KS, MN, NE, TX, WI
  • What they donate: Depends on request, e.g. food and gift cards
  • Preferred Recipients: Organizations related to Local Community
  • REQUEST 44 DAYS IN ADVANCE


Also check out our free donation request letter templates and see this list of over 400 in-kind donors for companies that donate in other industries, or this list of companies that donate coffee. Lastly, don't forget to check out TheShareWay’s free food and raffle item donor directory to find more restaurants that donate gift cards for fundraisers.




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