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Giving Thanks One Meal at a Time

Giving Thanks One Meal at a Time

“When people think of seniors, they often envision grandparents with lots of family around them — but for many, that’s not the case,” says Kevin McAllister, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels (MoW) Sacramento. “A lot of people don’t have families.” And since the pandemic started, as McAllister points out, seniors who were already isolated […]

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Celebrating and Honoring Veterans

Celebrating and Honoring Veterans

On Veterans Day in the US and Remembrance Day in Canada, all of us at DoorDash celebrate and honor veterans for their service. Today, we’re reflecting on what it means to serve and how we can act on our gratitude by supporting veterans and their caregivers. Providing Access to Meals and Essential Items for Veterans […]

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Powering Impact and Access in Communities Across the U.S.

Powering Impact and Access in Communities Across the U.S.

Today, we’re excited to share new data on our impact in rural and low-income communities and how we’re expanding access to nutritious food in food deserts through Project DASH as our business has grown. These findings speak directly to our commitment to supporting local communities by providing opportunities for Dashers, merchants, and consumers to use […]

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Join us to Support Afghan Arrivals and Refugees

Join us to Support Afghan Arrivals and Refugees

DoorDash is committed to building and protecting diverse, inclusive communities. This animates our support of immigrant and refugee Dashers, merchants, and communities. It’s why we work to maintain low-barrier-to-entry earnings opportunities for everyone, empower merchants with training, grants, and resources to build their businesses, and join other businesses and organizations to advocate for immigrant and […]

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Celebrating One Million Project DASH Deliveries

Celebrating One Million Project DASH Deliveries

Providing local communities with access to food is a key part of the work we do at DoorDash. Our platform connects consumers with their favorite meals, groceries, and essential items at the touch of a button. That same technology underpins Project DASH, our initiative to equip social impact organizations such as food banks and food […]

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Announcing the GoalUp Financial Empowerment Program to Promote Financial Literacy

Announcing the GoalUp Financial Empowerment Program to Promote Financial Literacy

By Mariah Ray, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Policy DoorDash is committed to empowering local economies and the people who drive them. Working to help our communities leverage their earnings and build generational wealth, we’re proud to announce the launch of the GoalUp Financial Empowerment Program with our trusted partner, the National Urban League. […]

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Strengthening Local Communities Through Civic Engagement

Strengthening Local Communities Through Civic Engagement

Local communities are stronger when all voices are heard, and registering to vote is an essential part of participating in the American democratic process. During the pandemic, voter registration plummeted in several states. On National Voter Registration Day, we have an opportunity to reverse that trend and help connect people to the polls.  DoorDash is […]

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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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