By Restaurant People.
For Restaurant People.
We are one community!
respect. empathy. compassion.
you are not alone.
March 27, 2010 Griffin and Harrison were so profoundly grateful for the community response and support received, they vowed to pay it forward in support of others in need of assistance
Although the initiative had been seeded by personal financial gifts for years, the Firebox Initiative was formally & officially launched in 2018. Staff was expanded to include an Executive Director, but 100% of contributions continued to flow directly to grant recipients.
BBQ on the Bluff (bringing together top pit master talent from throughout the southeast region) was our flagship fundraising event. The inaugural event SOLD OUT, and has become a beloved annual tradition in the Golden Isles.
The restaurant industry experienced unparalleled and devastating financial pressures.
Confirming the power of community rallied in support of friends and neighbors, our community sponsored more than $230,000 in emergency grant funding in support of the lingering economical effects of the pandemic.
Since inception we’ve principally committed to supporting employees of restaurants in Glynn County. However, the board has recently announced a plan to formally include the counties of McIntosh (by the end of 2023) and Camden (by the end of 2024).
We are ONE "Golden Isles" community!