Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund

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Thank you, your donation will make a difference in someone’s life today.

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How your donations are helping

Where are these donations going?

Restaurants who are cooking for the needy – either in their communities or by supplying feeding schemes – can apply for grants from the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund. If they meet the criteria (such as they have a permit to operate as an Essential Service), they receive funding in line with the number of meals they’re producing every day. This funding helps them buy food to cook and to pay their staff.

Can I choose who to help?

Your donation goes into the fund and the monies are distributed to qualifying restaurants and individuals who make successful applications. If you’d prefer to help a particular restaurant or staff member, visit their page on Eat Out to see if they have loaded a funding or Back-a-Buddy project.

Will I get a tax invoice?

Yes, your donation is tax-deductible and you will receive a Section 18A certificate you can submit with your tax return.

Can I donate goods or my time?

If you’d like to donate food or goods, please click on the Donate Goods button. We’ll try to connect you with restaurants who are in need. Many restaurants may also value your time. If you have a permit to be there, we suggest you contact your nearby restaurants directly.

Donate goods

Food and goods are also welcome – we’ll connect you with those who need them.

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What’s happening

Eat Out partners with CAPREO to support and promote South African wines while donating to the Fund

Eat Out partners with CAPREO to support and promote South African wines while donating to the Fund

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

CAPREO supports the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund by donating 5% on every European wine order through their platform.

Madiba Day campaign raises over R67 000 for the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund

Madiba Day campaign raises over R67 000 for the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund

Monday, July 20th, 2020

The R67 for Madiba Day Campaign, which took place over the course of last week and on 18 July, was a huge success for the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund. 

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches global fundraising auction

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches global fundraising auction

Wednesday, July 01st, 2020

The 'Bid for Recovery’ Auction will debut on 3 July, offering the opportunity to bid for experiences with the world’s best chefs. Proceeds for the auction will go to non-profit organisations, including the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund.