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Potbelly Fundraising: Give Back with Sandwiches

Posted by Bridget Letts

Potbelly needs no introduction – they have been a fan favorite for decades.


Enter Potbelly fundraising events – equal parts simple and fun. Organizing a Potbelly fundraiser is pretty straightforward and at the end of the day, your group will receive 20% of the event’s sales!


We’ll give you the full run-down on the whos, whats, and hows, and why Potbelly fundraising is perfect for your group.

Infographic: Potbelly fundraising at a glance

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Signing Up for a Potbelly Fundraising Event

Requesting a fundraising event at Potbelly takes just 1 minute:


  1. Choose your favorite Potbelly location
  2. Select a date and time range for your fundraiser
  3. Provide your group’s information
  4. Click submit!



It doesn’t matter whether you are a PTA, college club, charity, or church – any group can fundraise!


Make sure to submit your request at least 2 weeks before you want to hold the event. After you send your request, the restaurant will respond within 7 days.


In the weeks and days leading up to your event, just spread the word to your group’s supporters. Make flyers, social media posts, go door-to-door, and share your event’s customized GroupRaise Meal Page so supporters can RSVP and get an email reminder on the day of your event!


Check out our post about how to promote and host a successful restaurant fundraiser for more tips and advice.


After that, all your group members will need to do is choose which sandwiches to order! There’s no set up, no clean up, and no hassle. Show up day-of with everyone you love, tell the restaurant staff that you’ve come to support your group’s cause, and enjoy a fantastic experience!


Finally, the restaurant will send you a check with the total donation amount 4-6 weeks after your event.


What’s more, there’s no limit to the amount of fundraisers you can host with Potbelly – so go all out if you want!

Yummy sandwich on a plate at a Potbelly fundraising event

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Why fundraise at Potbelly?

To start, the sandwiches at Potbelly will wow your attendees. From turkey club sandwiches to Mediterranean chicken sandwiches, every last item on the menu is made with only the freshest ingredients.


Veggie-lovers, don’t fret – you’ll find plenty of vegetarian options. There are gluten-free options too! All your supporters will feel welcome, with menu items to fit their tastes. See the website of Potbelly for more info about their tasty offerings.


To top it all off, with an average menu price of $8, it’s a budget-friendly option for all of your friends and family.

Get Pumped for Potbelly!

A Potbelly fundraising event is perfect for groups that value spending time with one another. There is no better way to connect with people than to come together over delicious food for an awesome cause.