Global Soup Kitchen Of Foodpanda Feeds Over A Thousand People In Need Across Three Days

Published · Tuesday, January 15, 2019 08:53 AM

Manila, Philippines – As foodpanda said goodbye to another busy year filled with food and smiles, they ended by truly bringing the love of food to everyone. Aiming to feed over 600 people in the third week of December across the globe with its partner brands from Delivery Hero, it was time to bring the people who need it the most together with the happiness of food at local soup kitchens across the globe.

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On Wednesday 12th of December in Malaysia partnered with Kechara Soup Kitchen, a local soup kitchen in Kuala Lumpur. On the wet rainy afternoon, the foodpanda team fed over 450 people classified as the urban poor with food sponsored by some of the top partner restaurants. Partner restaurants included are Ayamas Malaysia, Baan 26, Damascus Restaurants, Dunkin Donuts Malaysia and Gong Cha to name a few.

"Gong Cha is grateful to be a part of a good cause with foodpanda and Kechara Soup Kitchen. It's a great feeling knowing that we can bring smiles to those less fortunate than us, and we hope that when the opportunity arises, our fellow Malaysians will also lend a helping hand to others in need," Tan Han Yin, Marketing Director, Gong Cha Malaysia.

On Friday 14th of December in Philippines, foodpanda partnered with Elise Gaches Alabang, an orphanage for special children in Metro Manila, and teaming up with McDonald's California Pizza Kitchen and JuJu Eats brought warm meals and smiles to 300 children.

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"We are known to deliver food and satisfy people's cravings - but helping and playing with the kids at Elise Gaches satisfied our hearts- the local soup kitchen was food for the soul," shares Iacopo Rovere, foodpanda CEO.

Whilst, across the water on Friday 14th of December in Germany, Lieferheld - one of the sister brands within Delivery Hero, fed over 300 people at Berliner Stadtmission local soup kitchen inside the capital of Berlin, teaming up with local italian vendor VADOLÌ.

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On the day, bellies were filled and faces were left smiling; as Ortrud Wohlwend, head of the Communications Department of the Berlin City Mission explains when commenting on the success of the charity campaign: "We are very happy about the great cooperation with Lieferheld and VADOLÌ. As a non-profit organisation, we are grateful for all kinds of donations that benefit needy people. It is thanks to the delicious dishes provided that we are able to make many people happy today"

As a food delivery service, foodpanda hopes to continue the work it has started by helping those who need it the most. With each success it has, the company wishes to continue to give back, and bring it's message of the love of food - to everyone.

About foodpanda:
foodpanda is dedicated to bringing food lovers around the world their favorite meals from curated local restaurants. Since its creation, the on-demand food delivery service has grown to more than 27,000 partner restaurants in more than 190 cities across 12 Asian and Central Europe countries globally. foodpanda is active in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Romania and Bulgaria. It belongs to Delivery Hero, worldwide leader of the food delivery industry. For more information visit

How it works:
Through the foodpanda website or via the new iOS and Android apps, customers can enter their address and view a curated list of restaurants serving their neighborhood. Once they have found their meal of choice, they can place an order in the comfort of their home or office, paying online through foodpanda's secure platform. The order is then carefully prepared by the restaurant, picked up by the foodpanda rider and delivered straight to their doorstep.

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