Mumbai: India’s leading home grown hospitality group K Hospitality’s philanthropic arm KCorp Charitable Foundation, has joined hands with Robin Hood Army, the volunteer-based organisation, for its #Mission5 campaign. The foundation contributed 60,000 kilos of staples including rice, pulses and wheat as a step towards their vision to provide “Food & Nutrition for All” to bring independence from hunger on this Independence Day. Robin Hood Army is a zero-funds organisation that works to serve the surplus food from restaurants and communities, to the less fortunate.
The week-long national effort of #Mission5, which began on Saturday, 10th August will continue till the Independence Day, with an aim to serve 5 million people, across 500 villages with dry food supplies.
Over 40,000 volunteers or “Robins”, across 110 cities will be coming together to serve rations to 5 million needy citizens across villages in India. The campaign will reach out to people across 12 major cities in India including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Pune, Thrissur and Vijaywada. In line with KCorp Charitable Foundation’s vision to provide “Food & Nutrition for All”, this bold campaign is a significant step towards creating a positive impact in the lives of people.
Commenting on #Mission5, Sunil Kapur, Chairman, KCorp Charitable Foundation said, “The Robin Hood Army is doing truly inspirational work in driving change and building community participation in the field of hunger and malnutrition. K Corp Charitable Foundation has a vision of ‘Food and Nutrition for All’, and we have been investing and working constantly towards finding ways to reduce malnutrition and hunger in India. This Independence Day we are very excited to be able to partner with the Robin Hood Army and the youth to continue the fight on hunger and malnutrition together, and bring about a multiplier effect in people getting involved in the cause.”