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Panda Cares celebrates 24 years of Giving with Youth Throughout the Nation for Panda Cares Day

ORGANIZATION: Boys & Girls Clubs and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals


Panda commemorated 24 years of giving during Panda Cares Day celebrating guests and associates nationwide through a virtual fundraiser that raised $80,950 for the Boys & Girls Clubs (BGC) of America and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. To make this year even more special, Panda tied in 8 *Panda Cares Centers of Hope openings to the Panda Cares Day celebrations at selected BGC and CMN Hospital locations.

Panda continued the celebration and hosted 126 Panda Cares Day events with the Boys & Girls Clubs and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Panda Express Operators and volunteers served bowls of orange chicken, hosted exciting games, and handed out exciting giveaways and Panda swag. Additionally, the kids received an exciting surprise visit from our Panda Mascot, Pei Pei! At the Support Center, associates hosted a local event with the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana - Joe MacPherson Center for Opportunity. During the celebration, the club opened a Center of Hope space and was joined by Olympic ice-skating medalists, Alex and Maia Shibutani.

In all, Panda donated over 17,800 meals, 81,500 books, and 78,120 giveaways. Thank you to the Boys & Girls Club of America, and Children’s Miracle Network Hospital teams and Panda associates and guests for making this all possible.

8.8.23 Spencer



* Panda Cares Center of Hope safe spaces where youth can learn, play, and receive the necessary support to become their best selves.

The mission of Panda Cares is to bring hope to children in need
by providing them with the building blocks of health and education
to inspire brighter futures.

Dr. Peggy Cherng, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.