Big Table has been headquartered in Spokane since 2009. Spokane’s restaurant and hospitality industry employs nearly 24,000 people and is the 4th largest employment sector in Spokane County. Nearly half of those employees fall below the “survival” income line set by economists. Big Table comes alongside these hardworking people when they experience a crisis or an unexpected challenge to offer support, encouragement, and hope.



We are now accepting referrals on the Palouse including Moscow, Pullman and Colfax areas.

community resources for hospitality employees


unexpected 20s

Want to get involved now? Try sharing some U20s! This is a great place for individuals and small groups to start partnering with Big Table. Big Table provides small envelopes that you fill with $20 bills and give out when in a restaurant or hotel. Simple and amazingly effective. Look for one person working in a restaurant or hotel invisible to others, or one that is having a bad day. It very well could be someone in the kitchen or behind the scenes. Then give them the Unexpected 20 envelope with a $20 bill inside. Tell them it is simply a gift for them…no strings attached. This is not payment or a tip, it is a gift. After the Unexpected 20 is delivered email us with a story of what you noticed or felt at

Need envelopes? You can print your own or contact your city and we’d love to send you some.

get involved

spokane team

Chris Deitz

City Director

Angela Huntley

Office and Volunteer Coordinator

Jenni Warren

Event and Development Coordinator

Danny Erwin

Care Engagement Coordinator

Annee Compogno

Care Engagement Coordinator

Meghan Bratt

Care Engagement Coordinator

Meredith Brown

Care Engagement Coordinator | Palouse

contact us


(509) 608-8445

Mailing Address

PO Box 372
Spokane, WA 99210

Office Location

827 West First, Suite 118
Spokane, WA 99201

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