El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, DoorDash partner; Connecting low-income communities with safe delivery

Wednesday morning, officials with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank announced their partnership with DoorDash that is delivering essential food and resources.

Officials say that the partnership and the deliveries to vulnerable communities including seniors, individuals with disabilities, and veterans is already bearing fruit.

Piloted in March 2021, DoorDash Dashers have already successfully made over 25,000 deliveries numbering a total of 750,000 meals as part of the food bank’s home delivery program.

The food bank and DoorDash are now delivering to and serving 2,100 clients every week.

Working with DoorDash has been fantastic. They have partnered with us in a very meaningful way to help us reach our most vulnerable neighbors.” said Karmela Galicia, Director of Programs for El Pasoans. “

We’re excited to continue this partnership and offer our clients safe, reliable food delivery.”

“DoorDash is proud to partner with El Pasoans Food Bank to provide choice, convenience, and dignity to their clients,” said Brittany Graunke, DoorDash Drive’s Director of Government and Nonprofit.

“This tremendous partnership is just another example of DoorDash Drive helping fill an ongoing need by allowing partners to rely on Dashers to deliver food to people in their local community. Leveraging our last-mile logistics platform, we are committed to reducing barriers to accessing meals, groceries, and pantry items.”

For more info on DoorDash, click here; to learn more about El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, click here and to read our coverage of the food bank, click here.