2019 Community Harvest Raises $212,800 For Non-Profits – $2.6 Million Since 1998

Nov. 4, 2019 – The Columbia Restaurant’s 22nd Annual Community Harvest program this year raised $212,800 for more than 100 non-profit organizations throughout Florida, bringing the total to $2.6 million since it began in 1998.

Through this annual September program, the Columbia Restaurant donates 5% of all lunch and dinner checks in the form of gift certificates to charitable organizations chosen by the guests.

For organizations wishing to be considered for the 2020 Community Harvest, the deadline is April 15, 2020.

The requesting organization must be in the same city, or an adjacent city, to a Columbia Restaurant Group location.

To apply:

  • Provide a short (15 words or less) description of your organization’s goals.
  • Provide proof that your organization has 501(c)(3) status.
  • Provide information on your group’s mission, and the county or counties you serve.
  • Provide a contact name, phone number, email address and mailing address.
  • Provide a list of your board of directors, and the companies they represent.

Please send this information by regular mail (we are unable to accept information by email) by April 15, 2020:

Richard Gonzmart
Columbia Restaurant
2025 E. 7th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605

If a group is not selected to be listed on the ballot, we do accept “write-in” votes from guests. You can encourage your supporters to designate your official 501(c)(3) charity to the form when they dine at any Columbia Restaurant in September.

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