Panda Express® Donates Single-use Surgical Masks and Meals to Frontline Staff at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's
As part of its ongoing commitment to support medical professionals on the frontlines in Siouxland, Panda Express® has donated 28,000 single-use surgical masks to UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s. In addition, they are providing 300 meals to help those treating the youngest members of our community.
“We are extremely grateful for the generosity of our longtime partner, Panda Express,” said Stacey Selk, Director of Children’s Miracle Network at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke's. “These surgical masks are essential in providing safe care for our patients, and the donation of meals is a great reminder to our staff that the community is behind us, caring for us while we care for our patients.”
The surgical masks are essential to ensuring the health and well-being of the hospital staff and their young patients. They will be utilized by direct patient caregivers at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s. The donation of food will feed our healthcare workers who have been battling the COVID-19 pandemic for the last several weeks.
Panda Express continues its commitment to ensure that the healthcare needs of their local communities are met now and into the future through its philanthropic arm Panda Cares, powered by the funds raised by Panda guests and associates every day. As a long-time corporate partner of CMN Hospitals, Panda has raised and donated over $85 million to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
“Supporting the healthcare community has always been a priority for Panda Express, and we are blessed to have a partner with shared values of giving and inspiring better lives,” said Dr. Peggy Cherng, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Panda Restaurant Group. “It is our privilege to be able to protect and provide comfort to the selfless hospital staff and patients at CMN Hospitals. We thank our guests and associates for their generosity and support that make these donations possible. We stand together to be stronger together.”