21st Annual Dining Out For Life,
April 25, 2024


Dining Out For Life (DOFL) is an annual fundraising event involving the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors, diners, and restaurants.

Restaurants commit to donating a minimum of 33% of a diner’s bill in support of our programs and services at LGBT Life Center.

Click here to view participating locations >>

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Silver Spoon Sponsor

Silver Spoon Sponsor

Gourmet Sponsor

Appetizer Sponsor

Become a Participating Location

Join other participating restaurants as they open their doors and donate a portion of their sales to the cause.

Sign-Up as a Participating Restaurant >>

Get Involved! Looking to Volunteer?

We are looking for volunteers who can help with the outreach and logistics leading up to the event.

Become a Volunteer Ambassador >>

Make a Gift & Support Our Mission

Make a gift to the LGBT Life Center and support us as we work to end HIV in our community!

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Participating is as easy as...


Make plans to dine out for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or any meal on April 25, 2024!


Invite everyone you know to do the same! Reservations are highly encouraged.


Spread the word via email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram—everywhere!

Hey restauranteurs!

Join other participating restaurants as they open their doors and donate a portion of their sales to the cause.

We’re committed to promoting and marketing this event throughout the region. A wide variety of print collateral (table tents, check inserts, posters, and cocktail napkins) will be distributed to your restaurant and throughout Coastal Virginia. In addition, we’ll share a social media kit to give you ideas on how to promote the event to your customers. Plus, you’ll gain exposure via our website, a comprehensive media campaign (print, radio, and TV), and promotional emails to our 7,000+ subscribers.

Sign-Up As a Participating Restaurant >> 

Sign your restaurant up today!

Click here to see the 2024 restaurant activation packet >>

Please type your restaurant name exactly as you'd like it to appear in print.
Who will our primary contact for the event be? This is typically the restaurant owner or manager.
Must match the name on your business's checking account.
Check all that apply
If you have participated in DOFL any time over the last 21 years, please select "Returning participant"
Flat fees are for first time participants ONLY.
Please check all that apply
Please check all that apply
Printing your name in this box will act as your electronic signature for this agreement.

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Make your meal matter