LAFAYETTE — A fundraising benefit is set Thursday for St. Joseph’s Diner, which last year served more than 100,000 meals to the needy.

Thirty five restaurants have committed to donating 10 percent of their sales Thursday to St. Joseph’s Diner.

This year, local food trucks will rally in support of the Dine for the Diner event in the parking lot of Outlaw’s Saloon and Dancehall on Johnston Street.

This year’s participating restaurants are: Acadiana Grilled Cheese Co., Another Broken Egg, Antoni’s Italian Café, BJ’s Pizza & Deli, Bon Temps Grill, Charley G’s, Chick?fil?A on Ambassador Caffery, Chick?fil?A on Louisiana Avenue, Chris’ Poboys on Ambassador Caffery, Chris’ Poboys on Moss Street, Chris’ Poboys on Pinhook Road, Dean?O’s Pizza, Dean?O’s South, Ema’s Café, Fat Pat’s, Fat Pat’s Westmark, Free Town Fries, Great Harvest Bread Co., Hibachi Hero, iMonelli, Johnson’s Boucaniere, Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro, Lagneaux’s, LA StrEAT, Lil Daddy’s BBQ, Lil Chubs Grill, Office Hours Sandwich Shop, Olde Tyme Grocery, Pelon’s Mexican Hotdogs, Renaissance Market & Brasserie, Ruby’s Restaurant, The French Press, The Rusted Rooster, Tropical Smoothie Café and Viva La Waffle.

The diner is one of nine programs of the Lafayette Catholic Service Centers that help the homeless and poor.

For updates on Dine for the Diner, visit: or the fundraiser’s Facebook page,