KFC India Pledges Covid-Relief and Supports with its KFC Care
News Desk, News Nation 360 : KFC India strengthens its efforts to provide support to team members and communities in need through the ongoing Covid wave. As part of its ‘KFC Care’ campaign, the brand has undertaken various relief initiatives. Supported by the Yum! Foundation, KFC Care pledges to provide medical supplies & essentials to hospitals, food relief kits and home care Covid kits to underprivileged families. To safeguard the safety and well-being of its team members across India, the brand has extended a Vaccination Drive for its team members, including delivery riders & restaurant managers, across 480+ KFC restaurants in the country. In association with partners as ResponseNet and Smile Foundation, KFC Care would provide relief to families of migrant workers and daily wage labourers, with kits of food & hygiene essentials, serving more than 1 million meals. To support underprivileged families nursing diagnosed patients, home care covid kits will be provided to them. In addition, medical equipment for Covid care will be provided to more than 50 public and charitable hospitals. Ramping up efforts to safeguard the health & safety of team members & customers, the brand is covering the cost of both vaccines to 10,000 team members, including delivery riders, and is extending amenities as flexibility in scheduling
shifts, option to rest with time-off after getting vaccinated, etc. to get both shots done. The KFC Care campaign will continue to access any further needs and relevant interventions thereby, over the next few months. Speaking about the KFC Care initiatives, Samir Menon, Managing Director, KFC India, said that since the onset of the pandemic last year, they have been making efforts to combat its impact on communities in need. Stepping up their efforts this year, they have extended support to their team members and identified need areas as hospital supplies to charitable hospitals, food kits as well as home care Covid essentials for underprivileged families. Their aim is to ensure they make a positive difference to those with limited access and means to get through these difficult times. Surging ahead, they will adopt a pre-emptive approach and continue to evaluate relevant areas of work; until they immerge stronger and better in this fight against Covid-19.
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Report : Anustup Kundu