Causes We Support

 Cure Duchenne  - CureDuchenne is recognized as the global leader in research, patient care and innovation for improving and extending the lives of those with Duchenne. We operate with integrity through compassion, transparency and empowering the community nationally with positive solutions. Our actions fuel hope for families, enable progress for drug development, and extend ambulation for patients in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies, medical and healthcare professionals, our scientific advisory board, and our board of directors.

Relay For Life American Cancer Society  - Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.

Join us at these events to bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

Big Shoulders Fund  — Big Shoulders Fund is unique in that our administrative expenses are supported by an endowment and other income which ensures that 100 percent of funds currently raised go toward programs that benefit Big Shoulders Fund schools and the students they serve. Our programs benefit the hardest working students in Chicago, providing scholarships, special education and academic programs, instructional equipment, much-needed school facility improvements, faculty support, operating grants and much, much more.

 Inspired Acts  - We are committed to doing good in the communities we serve and determined to make a real difference through FUNdraisers, In-kind Donations, and our CPK Foundation, which has donated more than $3 million to charity organizations.

Big Brothers Big Sisters  - For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Make-A-Wish Foundation  - Granted more than 15,300 wishes throughout the US and its territories in 2016 and has granted over 285,000 wishes in the US and its territories since inception in 1980. When a wish comes true, it creates strength, hope and transformation. Make-A-Wish has the unique ability to transform a child and family’s life during some of their most difficult trials – as a wish creates an opportunity for hope and the ability to experience life beyond illness. In the fight against a critical illness, each wish serves as a catalyst for renewed strength and encouragement for every child and family on their journey. Through our relationship with California Pizza Kitchen, Patman Meat group donated nearly $4,000 to Make-A-Wish in 2017.

Panda Cares  - Established in 1999, Panda Cares is the philanthropic arm of Panda Restaurant Group. We are committed to serving the communities in which we operate by providing food, funding and volunteer services to underserved children and disaster relief efforts.

Giving is one of Panda Restaurant Group’s core values. We strive to make a difference in the communities in which we operate by donating our time and resources to organizations that promote health and education among underserved children.