How it works: Funraisers run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and the restaurant will donation 15 percent of sales generated by supporters who present a flyer. Complete an online application to get started. (If you’d like to book an event over a series of days, contact the restaurant manager directly.) Only organizations with a government-issued tax ID and considered nonprofit by the IRS are eligible. Events may be scheduled two weeks to three months in advance.
Description: Casual eatery offering fresh produce and salads, house-made soups, pasta, fresh-baked breads and muffins, desserts, and more served salad-bar style. The Souplantation name is used in Southern California and Sweet Tomatoes elsewhere.
Where: 128 locations in 15 states, largely in California and Florida as well as other states in the West, Midwest, Southwest, and South