We are so thankful for good relationships with restaurants and those who work there. Together, we can care for restaurant and hospitality workers in crisis. Here are some unique ways you can get involved and make an immediate impact in your community:

Make a Referral

When you see someone facing a crisis, make a simple referral below. It takes 3 minutes and we will take it from there. Learn more at big-table.com/refer.

Personal Introductions to Key Suppliers

We love to meet community-minded business leaders including those in the industry. Thanks for introducing them to us!

Employee Payroll Deductions

Create a way for staff to give $2-$10 per pay period. Some employers even match these gifts up to a designated amount each year.

United Way Giving Focus

Big Table can be the designated recipient of company giving to United Way.

Auction Packages

Donate for our fall Big Table Eats Around The World auction or engage others donating food, wine, lodging, or travel packages.

Fundraising Dinners

  • In-Restaurant Fundraising Dinner
  • In-Home “Chopped” Chef Dinner
  • Chef a Big Table Industry Dinner
  • Host a Big Table Industry Dinner

Endorse Big Table Personally

Share a quote about why you support Big Table with your picture.

Volunteer at Big Table Events

We are always looking for chefs and servers to help make our industry dinners, fundraising events, and benefits amazing.
Won’t you join us? Sign up below.


On Facebook

You love what Big-Table does! Share that with your friends and invite them to make a difference.

“Pass-Through” Funding Options

Leverage giving from guests through a Featured Food/Drink Donation, Round-Up for Charity, Gift Line on check receipt, etc.

Event Beneficiary

Tag Big Table to be the featured charity for an event such as a food show or golf tournament. Fill out the application to tell us more about your event.

Let's serve hope together

Working together, we can make a huge difference in the lives of those in crisis.


Big Table operates on a referral model.

If you know someone in need or in crisis who is working in the restaurant or hospitality currently or can demonstrate they have worked in the industry within the last three months and are actively seeking employment in the industry, please let us know through the referral form below. The process takes just a few minutes and can make a huge impact in someone’s life. Please know we do not take self-referrals. More information on referrals can be found HERE.

Care Referral