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In-Store Donation Program

Every penny counts when it comes to making a difference in the lives of youth. Through our in-store donation boxes, we have raised over $190 Million since 2008. Our beneficiaries include local children's hospitals, schools and disaster relief efforts. Click here for frequently asked questions.

Together we raised over
$51 M
Nationwide in 2019
Panda associates serving food

Food Donation Program

Panda Cares is proud to work directly with local organizations throughout the country to support events, with Panda's associates volunteering to serve food. We focus our efforts on events that benefit the health or education needs of underserved youth. Please review our guidelines to see if your event qualifies for a donation.

Since 1999...

Panda associates have volunteered over: 250,000


Panda associates have served: 750,000


charity golf participants

Panda Cares Charity Golf Invitational

Our Annual Golf Tournament ignites the spirit of giving among Panda's family of associates and our extended family of business partners. Together, we have raised over $19 Million since 1999 for youth in need, with a record-breaking $3 Million in 2019. See highlights from our 2019 tournament.

Associates in uniform

Associate Giving Program

At Panda, we believe that good fortune is meant to be shared. Through our Associate Giving Campaign, our family of associates can donate a portion of their check to their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic uncertainties, together our associates generously donated $392,109 in 2020.

Associates in uniform

Panda Cares Scholars Program

In 2020, Panda established the Panda Cares Scholars Program to provide the necessary funding, academic support, and leadership development to help high school and college students learn, lead and thrive towards a bright future. Scholarships awarded through the Panda Cares Foundation are administered with the support of UNCF (the United Negro College Fund). Click here to learn more.

Peggy Cherng

Panda Cares DayTM, 8/8

Panda Cares commemorates its anniversary on August 8th, also known as Panda Cares DayTM, with a celebration of giving back. Each year on this day, we remember how Panda is privileged to bring joy to youth nationwide through the gifts of health and education. See highlights from our 2020 event