Fundraising FAQs

Pei Wei Fundraising FAQs

What is Pei Wei’s fundraising program all about?

Pei Wei’s fundraising program offers a delicious way to raise funds for your non-profit organization or cause by hosting an event at a participating Pei Wei location.

How does the Pei Wei fundraising program work?

It’s easy! Just schedule a date for your non-profit organization at a participating Pei Wei location, then invite your supporters. We will donate 20% of the event’s net sales to your organization!

Can any organization participate in the Pei Wei fundraising program?

No, we only allow schools, community groups, and other non-profit organizations to participate. We must receive a W-9 from your organization prior to the event.

How do I get started with organizing a fundraising event at Pei Wei?

Visit and submit a request with all the required event information. A Pei Wei team member will contact you to finalize the details and provide a flyer with your event information. Invite your friends and family through social media, email, and your organization’s website to maximize awareness and profits.

How far in advance should I book a fundraising event with Pei Wei?

It’s recommended to contact us at least 4-6 weeks before your desired event date to ensure availability and to give your organization enough time to generate support.

How do I choose a Pei Wei location for my fundraising event?

Check the Pei Wei locations page to find the store that is most convenient for your attendees. Our Pei Wei team is happy to work with you to find the best site.

Is there a minimum sales total that our organization needs to raise during our fundraiser to receive a check?

Our minimum net sales total requirement for receiving a check is $250. Please be sure to select a date that works best with friends and families in your organization. Fundraisers are most successful when you provide ample notification and constant reminders leading up to the scheduled date.

Can I customize the menu for my fundraising event?

While typical fundraisers are held in our Pei Wei stores with access to the entire menu, if you have a group that needs a customized menu, we will do our best to work with your team.

How is the donation amount calculated for the fundraising event?

20% of the event’s total net sales* (excluding taxes, gratuity, gift card, and alcohol) will be donated to your organization.

How will my supporters know about the fundraising event?

Once your event is confirmed, we will provide you with a digital flyer and resources to help spread the word.

Can supporters participate in the fundraising event both in-store and online?

Currently, our fundraising program is for in-store events only.

How and when will my organization receive the fundraising proceeds?

Your organization should expect to receive a check from us within 30-60 days after the event has taken place. We will send out a notification email before sending out your check.

Is there a limit to how often my organization can host fundraising events at Pei Wei?

There may be certain limitations to ensure fairness among all participating organizations. Please let us know what your organization has planned, and we will let you know how we can best help.

How can I get more information or clarify any doubts about the Pei Wei fundraising program?

For further assistance or inquiries, please contact our fundraising team at You can also reach us by replying to the Fundraiser Information email sent in response to your fundraising request.

Can we promote our fundraiser on-site?

We are thrilled to support your organization with our fundraiser, but we won’t be able to accommodate the distribution of information about your event in our store or shopping center. It is important that guests and neighboring businesses that are not participating in your fundraiser feel comfortable and unsolicited.