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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Small businesses power our local economies — they create jobs, uplift our neighborhoods, and serve as the heart of local communities. During Hispanic Heritage Month, DoorDash is excited to highlight and support Latino-owned restaurants, provide Spanish-language educational resources to restaurant owners, and announce our partnership with the Latino Restaurant Association.  Ken and Jeannette Flores-Katz founded […]

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California Restaurant Association and DoorDash Announce Partnership Dedicated to Supporting Small Businesses

California Restaurant Association and DoorDash Announce Partnership Dedicated to Supporting Small Businesses

Over the last year, the pandemic has forced California’s restaurants to adapt and evolve to keep their doors open. So, we’re teaming up with the California Restaurant Association (CRA) to give our restaurant partners the support and resources they need most.  Through this partnership, local restaurants will have greater access to resources provided by the […]

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A Majority of Dashers Are Women. Here’s Why They Choose DoorDash.

A Majority of Dashers Are Women. Here’s Why They Choose DoorDash.

Flexible schedules, supplemental income, and safety are top reasons women choose DoorDash Since the pandemic began, millions of women have left the traditional workforce. When unemployment skyrocketed, many needed ways to earn that allow them to set their own schedules, often working around jobs or caring for children, parents, and other loved ones. We’re proud […]

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Announcing an Open Call for School Delivery Grants in Partnership with No Kid Hungry

Announcing an Open Call for School Delivery Grants in Partnership with No Kid Hungry

In partnership with No Kid Hungry, we’re excited to launch an open call for schools, school nutrition services, and other school-adjacent organizations to leverage DoorDash last-mile logistics to help meet their students’ needs during the 2021-22 school year. We invite qualifying organizations to apply by completing the No Kid Hungry x Project DASH application form […]

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Understanding Dashers: The results of our national Dasher survey

Understanding Dashers: The results of our national Dasher survey

Over the last quarter, DoorDash has continued working hard to respond to changes in communities across the globe, helping to uplift local economies through our commitments to Dashers, merchants, and customers. In particular, we’re proud that so many people continue to come to our platform for flexible, easily accessible, and immediate earnings they can’t find […]

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Project DASH Celebrates 15 Million Meals Delivered and Announces New Food Bank Partners

Project DASH Celebrates 15 Million Meals Delivered and Announces New Food Bank Partners

Throughout the pandemic we saw an uptick in food insecurity, with almost 1 in 5 people in the United States accessing food banks at some point and an increased need for food assistance among vulnerable populations that shows little sign of abating. Food banks and food pantries faced new logistical hurdles, with facilities closing doors […]

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Our Commitment to Ensuring the Best Possible Dasher Experience

Our Commitment to Ensuring the Best Possible Dasher Experience

Over the last year, communities have increasingly relied on platforms like DoorDash to access everything from a warm meal to grocery items and essential goods safely and reliably. As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and into a new normal, millions of Dashers are helping restaurants grow their businesses and provide convenient delivery […]

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Empowering Communities of Color and Shaping the Future of Work with the National Urban League

Empowering Communities of Color and Shaping the Future of Work with the National Urban League

By Mariah Ray, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Policy At DoorDash, our commitment to empowering local economies begins with providing those who power them with tools to earn and grow. We were privileged to be able to offer work opportunities throughout the pandemic, even as unemployment soared and so many industries faced an uncertain […]

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Celebrating Juneteenth: Our Commitment to Black Communities, Dashers, Entrepreneurs, and Employees

Celebrating Juneteenth: Our Commitment to Black Communities, Dashers, Entrepreneurs, and Employees

On June 19, 1865, enslaved people in the United States in Galveston, Texas received the news that they were freed more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation and after the Civil War had ended. This week, Congress and the Administration took action to honor the importance of this day by recognizing it as a […]

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DoorDash Celebrates Pride 2021

DoorDash Celebrates Pride 2021

Authors: Miranda Burbridge, Paul Costa, Tara Scuderi, [email protected] Co-Chairs Pride Month honors the ability of every person to be their authentic selves. We celebrate the progress that has been made for LGBTQIA+ people, while acknowledging the work that still needs to be done. DoorDash is working to empower the LGBTQIA+ community this month and throughout […]

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Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

Heena Patel | Owner of Bersharam in San Francisco, CA Our CEO and co-founder Tony Xu’s own immigrant experience was the inspiration for DoorDash. Tony’s family arrived in the U.S. from China and, while growing up, Tony helped wash dishes in the Chinese restaurant his mom ran. He started DoorDash to help grow and support […]

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Reopening for Delivery: Rebuilding our Restaurants in a Post-Pandemic World

Reopening for Delivery: Rebuilding our Restaurants in a Post-Pandemic World

Caracas Arepa Bar and Tacoway Beach Team up with DoorDash to Open a New To-Go Kitchen in Manhattan Authored by: Maribel Araujo, co-owner of Caracas Arepa Bar, and Andrew Field, owner of Tacoway Beach What originally connected us was our shared belief that the best thing we can do in our lives is to create […]

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