Uber helps deliver free meals for the hungry in partnership with the Robin Hood Army
News Desk, News Nation 360: Uber announced it will help deliver free meals for the hungry and those impacted by the COVID pandemic in partnership with the Robin Hood Army, a volunteer-based organization, which fights against hunger. As the RHA’s mobility partner, Uber will provide free rides to its volunteers in 10 cities: Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, and Chandigarh, over a 2-month pilot or test phase of their partnership. Uber is also supporting RHA’s ongoing #Mission30M project, one of the largest food relief efforts by civic society, with free rides for volunteers. The project, which started 1st July and culminates on 15th August, is being supported by over 60,000 volunteers, who’re attempting to distribute staple food to 30 million people, most affected by the
pandemic. Prabhjeet Singh, President, Uber India and South Asia, told they at Uber are committed to reducing urban hunger, a problem that has escalated and impacted millions more across India due to the ongoing pandemic. They are thrilled to join forces with the Robin Hood Army and be a part of the solution for supporting vulnerable communities in these trying times. Robin Hood Army Founder Neel Ghose told they are delighted and grateful to partner with Uber once again. Their partnership ensures that their Robins have a safe and easy way to travel and mobilize the food, and focus on the primary act of serving millions of people.
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Report : Anustup Kundu