Amphora invites our neighboring nonprofits and schools to hold their “Dine to Donate” and Spirit Night Events with us.
Dine to Donate is a FREE to sponsor, open seated, 5 hour dining window at Amphora Diner Deluxe or Amphora Restaurant. 15% of the proceeds generated by invited guests will be donated by Amphora to the sponsoring organization. Its low stress and casual experience puts the fun back in FUNdraising for diners and organizers alike.
Events are ongoing and available to schedule for free throughout the year. All nonprofits are encouraged to apply, from schools to scout groups, sports teams to church groups. (A 501c3 or a W9 is required )
WHY AMPHORA? We’ve offered an atmosphere promoting family-friendly dining for over 30 years and believe in the power of community. We’re consistently ranked in the top 5 Herndon restaurants on TripAdvisor with a menu that has something for everyone. We make the process as simple as possible, encouraging helpful participation from volunteers and winning high engagement from guests.
Once confirmed, we’ll send you custom flyers and tickets to distribute to get the word out. We’ll help out by listing your event on our Facebook Events page!
Thoughtfully distribute your official event flyer to family, co-workers and friends in person, via email and using social media. Ask them to each to bring a guest to maximize your totals!
We’ll tally up the receipts at the end of the evening and let you know the results of all your efforts. You’ll receive a check for 15% of your event proceeds in 4-6 weeks.
DINING EXPERIENCE – WHAT CAN MY GUESTS EXPECT?
Dine to Donate is a free to sponsor, open seated, 5 hour dining window at Amphora Diner Deluxe or Amphora Restaurant. Your invited guests will be seated amongst our public guests and order from our regular menu. We will do our best to seat them near one another if desired but cannot guarantee proximity. If you are looking for a private group event, please check out our banquet room rentals and give us a call. Dining hours for the Event are 5pm-10pm.
WHAT ORGANIZATIONS PARTICIPATE IN FUNDRAISERS?
Organizations that participate in fundraisers include NonProfit, Educational and 501(c)(3) organizations such as: Community Charities, Booster Clubs, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Camps, Cheerleading Squads, Sports Teams, Parent Teacher Organizations, Schools School Affiliated Bands, Student Councils. All non-profits are eligible, from schools to scout groups, sports teams to church groups. A 501c3 or a W9 is required.
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF SALES FROM THE FUNDRAISING EVENT DOES MY ORGANIZATION RECEIVE?
15% of all pre-tax sales from the event will be donated directly to your organization. A check will be issued 4 to 6 weeks following your event. Gift card purchases are excluded from fundraising totals. Sales from alcoholic beverages & tips are excluded from final tally. You may request payment in the form of an Amphora Gift Card that is transferable in the form of fundraising gift or prize from your organization. Donation determined by pre-tax sales from participating orders. Minimum donation $20 ($100 sales). See Terms and Conditions for sales exclusions.
CREDIT FOR PURCHASES
Fundraiser guests are required to present an official event Flyer to the cashier on the day of the event with each order to receive credit (dine in only). We also accept downloaded Flyers shared via mobile phone.
HOW DO I PROMOTE MY EVENT?
Once confirmed, the Primary Organization Representative will receive a Media Kit including artwork, Flyer templates, Helpful Tips to assist in promoting your event. Please note that all advertising for the Event must be done in advance and off-site. Flyers cannot be distributed inside or within the vicinity of our restaurants, including the parking lot, before or during the event. For your group to receive credit for the sale, a printed or electronic version of the flyer must be shown upon customer payment on the day of the event. Carefully read our Terms and Conditions under “Promotion.”
WHEN CAN MY ORGANIZATION HOST AN EVENT?
Our current Dine for Donation Nights are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5-10pm. A minimum two weeks notice is suggested to schedule the most successful event. Days are subject to change for Holidays and other seasonal considerations.
HOW OFTEN CAN I SCHEDULE A FUNDRAISING EVENT?
Fundraising events can be scheduled multiple times throughout the year with at least thirty days between each event at the discretion of the restaurant. You can schedule fundraising events up to three months in advance.
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY EVENT HAS BEEN APPROVED?
You will receive email confirmation once we review your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, contact us at email@example.com. You will be notified via email within 3-5 days if your event has been approved. As a courtesy to our restaurants, please do not advertise your fundraiser until you have received approval for your event.
HOW DO I CHANGE THE DATE AND TIME OF MY CONFIRMED FUNDRAISER?
Fundraiser dates and times cannot be changed within 72 hours of the event. Otherwise, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make any scheduling changes.
HOW DO I CANCEL MY FUNDRAISER?
You may cancel your fundraiser with a minimum of 72 hours notice prior to the scheduled event by emailing email@example.com. You are responsible for alerting all invited guests of cancellation. If your group does not show up, cancels last minute or violates any of the above conditions, your group will be prohibited from hosting another Dine to Donate Event for a minimum of one year.
WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO RECEIVE MY CHECK?
Please allow 4-6 weeks for your check to arrive following your Amphora fundraising event. A check will not be issued until a valid tax exempt form has been submitted, so please confirm with your fundraising coordinator that your submitted form was an acceptable document.
This service may allow you to schedule an event(s) at Amphora Herndon Diner Deluxe or Amphora Vienna Restaurant. You must submit accurate information and your Event must be appropriate for a family-friendly environment.
Fundraising event requests are not guaranteed unless submitting organization (if accepted, “Organization”) receives a confirmation email from Amphora Group accepting the request. If a fundraising event is approved, the date and time approved (the “Event”) will be referenced in the approval email, and the following terms and conditions apply:
All scheduled events are subject to cancellation by Amphora Group at their discretion.
Promotion. You will be provided with one electronic version of the Event fundraising flyer (the “Flyer”) to the Organization for copying and distribution by the Organization as described below. The Flyer artwork, excluding the Organization name and logo, is owned by Amphora and may be used by Organization only as described in these terms and conditions. All advertising communication for the event must cease to up one hour prior to start time on the day of event. No promotional materials may be handed out onsite or in the vicinity of the restaurant. There is no additional solicitation for funds or promotion of any other event(s) or organization(s) allowed between your Organization any invited or public guests while on the premises.
In connection with the Event, the Organization may use the name and logo of Amphora Group and the “Dine to Donate” Donation program only to promote and otherwise factually describe the Event; provided, however, that the Organization may not issue a press release to local media promoting the Event, without Amphora Group’s prior written approval.
Cancellation. Two weeks advance notice is requested for all cancellations. If your group does not show up, or cancels within 72 hours or violates any of the above conditions, your group will be prohibited from hosting another Dine to Donate Event for a minimum of one year. You are responsible for alerting all invited guests of cancellation. No proceeds will be collected from any guest that arrives following cancellation.
Proceeds & Payment. Amphora Group will donate to the Organization 15% of net food and non alcoholic beverage sales (gross sales less taxes, tips, and other like fees, discounts, and other typical overhead expenses) during the Event for sales where a Flyer is presented at the time of purchase as described under “Promotion.” Dine-in purchases only. A minimum of $100 in sales must be purchased to guarantee a donation. Purchase of Amphora Gift Cards do not count toward the net food and beverage sales for the Event. Amphora Group will mail a check to Organization for the total donation amount approximately 4 to 6 weeks following Event.