TGK offers three unique ways to get involved and make a difference.


Partner with TGK

Make a Donation


There are many fun and exciting volunteer opportunities and ways to volunteer your time with TGK. From educating restaurant employees about grant information to providing administrative support, TGK would not exist without the dedication of our champion volunteers! Add your contact information to our volunteer database here.

Partner with TGK

Below is a sample menu of TGK partnership ideas. This menu is seasonal, always evolving, and does not reflect all of the opportunities for partnership. TGK always welcomes the opportunity to explore creative ideas that may not be currently reflected below.

Participate in our Employee
Giving Campaign

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The first restaurant to participate in employee giving had 45% of their employees make a recurring donation to TGK. Additionally, Ruth’s is matching all donations made by their teammates!


Host a Percentage of
Sales Day

Fox Bros donated 20% of a day’s sales to TGK in memory of Chef Charlotte Nelson


Donate an Auction Item

Makan donated a chef lead class and Chinese Banquet Feast for 8 at Makan, ultimately raising over $1,000 for TGK.


Donate Tickets to Your
Upcoming First Party Events

Rocket Farms honored TGK volunteers by donating two VIP tickets to the Attack Killer Tomatoes Festival to raffle off at for our appreciation party


Represent Your Restaurant
as an In-kind Donor

From auction lot dinners to tasting tables, Unsukay’s always got our back!


Help Promote TGK Through
Your Social Channels

With 23,ooo followers, Tin Lizzy’s sure can help us spread the word!


Make a Donation

Philanthropic support is essential to furthering The Giving Kitchen Initiative’s (TGK) mission to provide resources to people in the Metro Atlanta restaurant community affected by unanticipated hardship. Your generosity ensures that recipients of TGK’s funding receive essential support during an extraordinary time.

In supporting TGK’s mission, you share in our commitment to providing assistance for restaurant community members facing unanticipated hardship of any level following a qualifying event. Your donation has a meaningful impact on the future of our industry.

I equally feel disbelief and deep gratitude about that opportunity made possible for me by The Giving Kitchen. This is the coolest thing, and I am so happy to be a part of it.

Tony Gil, JCT Kitchen & Bar | 2014 Direct Grant Recipient