Thank you for donating to Southern Smoke. We cannot provide support to those in crisis without your contributions. Your dollars are truly used to save and change lives of those in the food and beverage industry. If your employer allows matching gifts, please consider electing Southern Smoke for those additional funds. Southern Smoke is a nonprofit 501 c3 and your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Southern Smoke tax id number: 81-2423050

Business Address: PO Box 130407, Houston, Texas 77019

Donate to the National Emergency Relief Fund


Whether you are a small business owner or working in the corporate sector, Southern Smoke has opportunities for your company to receive exposure through customized sponsorships. For information, please contact our executive director, Kathryn Lott at


If you are fortunate enough to work for one of the many generous companies that will match your donation, please consider adding Southern Smoke Foundation to their giving list.


Throughout the year we have various fundraisers, parties and dinners. Please take a look at our Festival and Events pages and see what we have coming up! We promise it will be a good time for a great cause.

third party events

Want to support food and beverage industry workers in crisis? Consider hosting a third party event with proceeds benefiting Southern Smoke Foundation! We have partnered with various establishments, some of which include – Food & Wine Classic in Aspen as a charity beneficiary, Tito’s Handmade Vodka on a collaboration merchandise campaign with Prince Sports, Aaron Franklin’s live food and music festival Hot Luck as the charity beneficiary, Bludorn Collaboration Dinner benefiting Southern Smoke Foundation, and much more!
Whether you are a restaurant, bar, brewery, distillery, nonprofit organization, or other establishment, there are food and beverage workers across the nation who could use your help. Your contribution provides funds directly to people in need that are battling health crises, natural disasters, mental health needs and, of course, those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For information, please contact our executive director, Kathryn Lott at