Singapore, October 16, 2014 – Today is World Food Day – and foodpanda is joining the international annual reminder to end hunger. Together with people around the world working towards the eradication of hunger, foodpanda is initiating a World Food Day campaign “You Say. We Donate” to encourage active public participation.
In a world of plenty, 805 million people, one in nine worldwide, live with chronic hunger. According to a study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:
- 60% of the hungry in the world are women.
- More than 3 million children under the age of 5 die of malnutrition-related causes every year.
- 4 in 10 children around the world are malnourished resulting in delayed growth and brain development.
foodpanda’s “You Say. We Donate” campaign invites all Singaporeans to join the global movement to end one of the most basic yet persistent universal challenges. foodpanda’s World Food Day campaign empowers the Singapore population to do their bit by simply selecting what food they want to donate on the foodpanda Facebook Fan page.
Here’s how it works: From 10 am Thursday 16 October 2014 to 11.59 pm Friday 17 October 2014, foodpanda will be collecting your wishes. Visitors can choose from 5 items proposed by foodpanda by commenting on the foodpanda Facebook Fan Page (www.facebook.com/FoodpandaSingapore).
Food donors can select rice, bread, noodles, milk or potatoes and foodpanda will donate the proposed food at Food Bank (foodbank.sg) on your behalf. The more people speak, the more foodpanda donates.
foodpanda is giving everybody the opportunity to be part of the solution in their community! Spread the word. Make a difference!