total raised across North America
2018 Canadian total
Giving is in our nature
Panda Express has created a philanthropic arm committed to serving their communities called Panda Cares. Panda Cares brings hope to youth in need. Their purpose is to serve the health and education needs of underserved youth and to foster the spirit of giving.
Proud to give
Giving is one of Panda’s core values.
Caring for our youth
Panda is passionate about supporting organizations that provide children with care, life-saving equipment, education for healthy living and research for advanced treatments.
Bringing hope to sick children
Panda Cares’ vision is to empower youth to learn, lead and thrive so they can live better lives.
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About Panda Express
On a mission to inspire better lives, Panda Express, an American Chinese original, is the largest Asian dining concept in the U.S. Founded and family-owned and operated since 1983, it is best known for creating a wide variety of industry-first recipes, including its best seller Original Orange Chicken® and award-winning Honey Walnut Shrimp™, which have defined the category of authentic American Chinese cuisine. Each dish at Panda Express, including the better-for-you Wok Smart™ selections, is thoughtfully crafted with quality ingredients inspired by bold Chinese flavors and culinary principles. The restaurant brand has more than 2,200 locations throughout the U.S. and has introduced American Chinese cuisine to more than a dozen international countries.
Powered by this global family of associates, Panda Cares, the organization’s philanthropic arm, has contributed more than 140 million dollars and countless volunteer hours in bettering the health and education for over 12 million youths as well as supporting communities in need since 1999.