This October, every KFC bucket you buy will help feed a hungry child

National/Bangalore, October 4th, 2017: As part of its anti –hunger initiative, addHOPE, KFC India is celebrating October as the month of addHOPE and pledged to contribute up to INR 5* from the sale of every bucket through the month of October 2017. This contribution will be made from sale of buckets across its 300+ stores in the country and website.

addHOPE is KFC’sinitiative that aims at creating awareness and raising funds to provide mealsfor underprivileged children. Through beneficiaries like India FoodBankingNetwork (IFBN), SMILE Foundation and ResponseNet (Delhi & GurgaonFoodBanking Network) KFC India aims to provide 20 million meals tounderprivileged children by 2020. Since its inception in India lastyearKFC has successfully provided over 5 million meals.The program feeds 14,000+ underprivileged children, acrossIndia every single day

Rahul Shinde, Managing Director, KFC India said, “Hungeris a critical issue that our country faces and we can make a difference throughour collective efforts. The unfortunate reality is that millions of childrendon’t have access to food, and suffer from diet related illness. These childrenare unable to grow, thrive and reach their full potential. As a food company,it is our privilege and responsibility to help fight hunger. Continuing ourefforts in this direction, we will contribute upto INR 5/- from the sale ofevery bucket through the month of October. Through this and contributions fromour customers, we are today feeding 14,000+ under privileged children everyday, and hope to reach our goal of 20 million meals by 2020.” 

KFC employees and consumers across the countrycontinue to support addHOPE by voluntary contributions towardsthe program. Currently KFC, along with its trusted partners, has feeding sitesacross 51 locations in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gurgaon,Ghaziabad, Noida, Lucknow, Pune, Jharkhand, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Cochin,Vishakhapatnam and Coimbatore.  

So, come forward and do your bit! Remember, each timeyou order a KFC bucket in the month of October, you also contribute towardsfeeding a hungry child. Additionally, you can also add INR 5/ - to your billtowards addHOPE through the year.  Find out more athttps://online.kfc.co.in/addhope/

*INR 5 from sales of all buckets, except Minglesbucket. Contribution from Mingles bucket will be INR 2 


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