What is “Out to Eat for Education?”

For the last four years, GEF has encouraged the community to go out to eat on the day of the Ball High Homecoming Parade to promote school spirit and fill our local restaurants. In return, those restaurants contributed a percentage of their food sales to GEF.

This year, due to the restaurant industry taking such a hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have chosen not to require donations from the restaurants in order to participate.

Instead we will continue to support those businesses that have supported us and use this as an opportunity to spread the word about GEF! We will continue to promote Out to Eat for Education as normal, with hopes that our community, will make a small contribution directly to GEF. This year we will celebrate all of BHS Homecoming Week: October 19-23, 2020.

As always, any money raised during this event will go to our Grants to Teachers and Schools Program. Our GISD teachers need additional resources now more than ever, as they navigate a completely new way of teaching our kids.

Through our grants program, educators submit applications to GEF seeking support for projects aimed at improving student outcomes in the areas of early literacy, high school readiness, and college/career/military readiness. Books, literacy materials, robotics supplies, microscopes, math manipulatives, graphing calculators, and musical instruments are just a few examples of items purchased through these projects.

We thank you for helping us in “Anchoring Galveston’s Future!”

Click HERE if you would like to make a donation to GEF’s grants program!

Below is a list of participating restaurants:

  • Home Cut Donuts
  • BLVD
  • Brick House
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Cajun Greek
  • EATcetera
  • Fish Tales
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Float Pool & Patio Bar
  • Gaido’s
  • Galveston Island Brewing
  • Gypsy Jive
  • Gypsy Joynt
  • Joe’s Crab Shack
  • Landry’s Seafood
  • Little Daddy’s Gumbo Bar
  • Mario’s Ristorante on 61st
  • Mario’s Ristorante Pirates
  • Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant
  • MOD Coffeehouse
  • Mosquito Café
  • Nick’s Kitchen & Beach Bar
  • Old Moon Deli & Pies
  • Orange Leaf
  • Papa’s Pizza
  • PattyCakes Bakery
  • Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Saltgrass Steak House
  • Saltwater Grill
  • Shark Shack
  • Shrimp ‘N Stuff
  • Shrimp ‘N Stuff Downtown
  • ShyKatZ Deli & Bakery
  • Sky Bar Steak & Sushi
  • Star Drug Store
  • Sugar Bean Coffee & Cream
  • Taquilo’s Tex Mex Cantina
  • Texas Pit Stop BBQ
  • The Gumbo Diner
  • The Spot
  • Willie G’s
  • Yaga’s Cafe
  • Yamato Japanese Restaurant

Click HERE if you would like to make a donation to GEF’s grants program!