Officials with Panda Cares Foundation – the charitable arm of the restaurant Panda Express – announced the results of their donation drive for the El Paso Shooting Victims’ fund.
Panda Cares has been collecting donations over the past two weeks via the 12 Panda Express stores in El Paso.
In addition to the funds collected, Panda Caress agreed to match up to $100K in benefit of the victims and families affected by the tragic shooting on August 3.
To-date, the Panda Cares Foundation has collected $52,384 from guest donations in the El Paso locations for the #ElPasoStrong campaign, with the Panda Cares matching, the foundation will donate a total of $104,768 to the El Paso Victims Relief Fund.
“At Panda Express, they treat the communities around their stores like family,” Britania Weinstein, a member of Panda’s outreach team, shared via an email. “[and] with giving as one of Panda’s core values they want to do their part to honor the victims and support the families whose loved ones lost their lives or were injured in the shooting.”
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