K Hospitality Corp runs some of India’s most popular brands like Travel Food Services, Copper Chimney, Bombay Brasserie, Blue Sea etc.
F&B Industry Veteran Sunil Kapur led K Corp Charitable Foundation will support thousands of volunteers of Robinhood Army provide meals to people in need across the country through the initiative
Mumbai, 13 th August 2020: Disrupting billions of lives and creating unprecedented crises across the world and in India, the COVID -19 pandemic has changed the world in its entirety. The impact of Covid- 19 has heightened the issue of hunger that prevails in our society and has created a major humanitarian problem across the country. With an economic slowdown, corporates have a critical role to play, not only by addressing key societal needs, but also by becoming a contributor in taking care of their local community.
Sunil Kapur, who has grown and developed some of India’s most popular brands like Travel Food Services, Copper Chimney, Bombay Brasserie, Blue Sea, etc, through his K Corp Charitable Foundation, aims to address the larger problem of hunger by providing meals to those in need through the Robin Hood Army’s #Mission30M initiative. K Corp Charitable Foundation has provided 5,00,000 meals to Robinhood Army, in addition to the 10,00,000+ meals it served during the lockdown to front line workers, migrant workers, and others across cities, through the group’s Karuna Seva initiative.
K Hospitality is one the leading hospitality groups In India and home to some well-known brands like Travel Food Services, Copper Chimney, Bombay Brasserie, Blue Sea etc. With restaurants serving meals through the lockdown and lending their support during these unprecedented times, it highlights how the sector is a positive contributor to the country despite being one of the worst crises hit industry today.
New Delhi-based RHA is a volunteer-based organisation which aims to beat global hunger. It gets surplus food from restaurants to the underprivileged in cities across India and 12 other countries. It has approximately over 58,000 volunteers, and claims to have served over 32.4 million people so far.
According to the organisation, it reaches out to homeless families, orphanages, night shelters, homes for abandoned children, patients from public hospitals, etc., to help them beat hunger.
Sunil Kapur, Chairman, K Corp Charitable Foundation said – “Some partnerships are beyond commerce, it becomes a part of your purpose. This for us is one such collaboration. We are extremely proud we have been able to provide food to fight hunger and support the nation in this fight against the virus.
#Mission30M is beyond just the act of providing a meal, it’s about serving smiles and spreading hope to the ones in need. We are extremely happy and proud to support the volunteers of Robin Hood Army who are true heroes for all of us.’
About K Corp Charitable Foundation
Led by Mr Sunil Kapur, K Corp Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of K Hospitality Corp which is one of India’s largest home-grown hospitality corporations. With a legacy of 47 years in the F&B business, K Hospitality Corp is present across all verticals in the F&B industry, including formats like Restaurants, Travel F&B, Bars, Cafes, Food Courts, Food Service etc.
The vision of K Corp Charitable Foundation is “Food and Nutrition for All”. The foundation has
supported various nonprofits in the sector towards this mission, including the Action Against Hunger
network, with a partnership supporting 51 villages across Maharashtra towards first 1000 days nutrition
and care for children, adolescents and mothers. The foundation also proudly works and has associations
with socially conscious nonprofits including SPJ Sadhana School, National Association for Blind, St Jude India Childcare Centers, and a host of others.
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