Community support

We support the community by donating Waffle House vouchers for local fundraising events. If you would like to apply, please email [email protected] with – the name of the registered charity that you are raising money for – the date and location of your event If you are fundraising for a national charity, please also provide a letter of authority. We review all applications, allocate donations and advise fundraisers of the outcome every month, so please allow plenty of time (preferably at least six weeks) for us to consider your request. Please note that we are not able to provide advertising or sponsorship, support online-only auctions, private events, political parties, individual dog breed charities, sports clubs, tournaments or tours, or fund personal appeals on behalf of individuals, including overseas trips.

Our diners and partners have raised money for a wide variety of local and national good causes. Here are some of them:


~ A carol concert raffle in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice raised £788
~ The Ver Players raised £1,000 for Sustainable St Albans
~ Maple Primary School‘s Christmas Fair raised £5,914
~ The Christmas Fair at Mount Pleasant Lane Primary School raised £2,200
~ A charity race night raised £1,940 for Alzheimer’s Society and the Herts and Essex Air Ambulance
~ A raffle, auction and bake-off organised by TUI staff raised £939 for the L&D Hospital Charitable Fund (NICU Baby Ward)
~ A Gala Dinner raised £2,800 for Herts Area Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre
~ Digswell Place Group Riding for the Disabled Association raised £22,700 at their annual charity ball
~ The Quiz Night for Willow Foundation raised £1,231.53 for special days
~ St Albans Musical Theatre raised just under £1,300 for the Herts Inclusive Theatre at their Cabaret event
~ The Summer Fair at Prae Wood Primary School raised more than £10,000
~ Sophie Hudson’s pudding and prosecco night raised £560 for Brain Tumour Research
~ The Summer Fair at Skyswood School raised £6,952
~ The 7th annual family fun day in memory of Lexi Charles-Kerr raised over £4,000 for Keech Hospice Care
~ The Summer Fair at St Adrian’s Primary School raised £4,160
~ Michelle Spier’s football tournament and fun day raised £8,745 for The Pink Ribbon Foundation
~ The Summer Fair at Sandridge School raised £6,100
~ The Cunningham Hill School Summer Fair raised just under £4,000
~ A local fun day raised £1,657 for The Ollie Foundation
~ The Summer Fair raised more than £2,600 for Camp Primary & Nursery School
~ Aboyne Lodge Primary School‘s auction raised £1,400
~ A local charity fun day raised £5,600 for Mind Mental Health
~ Kate Blake’s raffle and London Marathon run raised £3,422 for Barnardo’s
~ The Sparklets raised £2,000 for Cancer Research UK
~ Ben Delahunty’s fundraiser and London Marathon run raised £7,082 for Teens Unite
~ Joe Whitbread raised £400 for the NSPCC at a local quiz night
~ Sarah Murray’s pub quiz and London Marathon run raised £2,068 for WaterAid
~ Harri & Ashley Nicholas raised £3,405 for Macmillan Cancer Support through a local quiz night and London Marathon run
~ Jennifer Warner’s pub quiz and London Marathon run raised £2,360 for WhizzKidz
~ An Olly Murs tribute night raised £3,800 for NSPCC Ali’s Dream – funding research into childhood brain tumours ~ Aled Burd’s raffle and London Marathon run raised £4,000 for MS-UK


During 2018, we supported 28 of your events, which raised £110,297 for these good causes: The Kingfisher Club, Redbourn Primary School, St Adrian’s Primary School, Mount Pleasant Lane Primary School, Digswell Place Group Riding for the Disabled Association, Fleetville Infant and Nursery School, Sabre Education in Ghana, Camphill Village Trust in St Albans, St Michael’s Church, Royal British Legion, Alzheimer’s Society, Margaret Wix School, Solving Kids Cancer, 1st/ 3rd Houghton Regis Scout Group, Keech Children’s Hospice, Marlborough School, Herts Inclusive Theatre, The Hospice of St Francis, St Michael’s School, Youth Talk, The Ollie Foundation, The 5th/13th St Albans Scout Group, Cunningham Infants School, Killigrew Primary and Nursery Schools, SSAFA, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, MIND, St John Ambulance, Mind in Mid Herts, Toddlers-In Nursery School, Sandridge School.


During 2017, we supported 26 of your events, which raised £132,855 for these good causes: The Holywell Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, St Michael’s School, Hertfordshire Post Natal Illness Support, Townsend School, The Sabre Trust, Maple School, Stroke Association, Peace Hospice, Oxfam, Riding for the Disabled Association, Cancer Research, Stroke Association, Margaret Wix Primary School, Isabel Hospice, Alzheimer’s Society, Marlborough School, Youth Talk, Electric Umbrella, Keech Hospice, Earthworks, St Albans International Organ Festival, Sandridge Primary School, Children with Cancer, Tenovus Cancer Care, Garden Fields School, CHIPS Playschemes, Steph’s Wishes, Teens Unite, Make A Wish Foundation, Macmillan Cancer Support.


During 2016, we supported 33 of your events, which raised £124,069 for these good causes:

WaterAid, Killigrew Primary SchoolKeech Children’s HospiceSt Michael’s Primary School, Hertfordshire Society for the Blind, Bernards Heath Junior SchoolRiding for the Disabled Association, West Herts Hospital Trust and Watford General Hospital, St Albans Galleries and Museums Trust, Mount Vernon Cancer CentreSt Michael’s Primary School, AspireThe Tyler Stephen Reader Brighter Future Fund, in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC), The Collett School, Rennie Grove Hospice CareMacmillanMyeloma UKOxfam, Teens Unite Fighting Cancer, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, North London HospiceHome Start , Camp School, Holywell Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Peace Hospice, NCT St Albans and DistrictToddlers-In Nursery School, Sandridge School, Redbourn Infant and Nursery School, Breast Cancer NowMake-A-Wish UK, MIND, Downs Syndrome Association, Elimination of Leukaemia Fund