● talabat launches #LunchforLebanon initiative - donating all talabat’s order profits generated between 12-4pm on Wednesday 12 August to Lebanon.
● 100% of all profits made from #LunchforLebanon will be donated to Lebanon.
● talabat encourages all aggregators to join the initiative.
talabat, the region’s leading food and grocery delivery app, has today announced that 100% of all profit made between 12pm-4pm Wednesday 12 August will be donated to Lebanon through the #LunchforLebanon initiative.
Tomaso Rodriguez, Chief Executive Officer of talabat, says that talabat employees feel a strong sense of solidarity with the people of Lebanon.
‘I think we have all been affected by the tragedy which unfolded in Beirut, and the outpouring of support from the region has been testament to that. Many of our employees, customers, and partners are Lebanese and are heavily affected by the situation in Beirut, and our hearts and thoughts are with them and their families. We - not only as talabat but as individuals - want to make sure that we’re doing everything we can to help.’
‘This means using our platform as a vehicle for support. Through #LunchforLebanon, every order placed between 12pm - 4pm across all the region will contribute to Lebanon. We will be donating 100% of our profits to the recovery efforts in Lebanon.’
‘We are calling on other aggregators in our sector to join us, and make sure that #LunchforLebanon is an initiative right across our industry. Beirut needs us, and this is a time where we need to combine our forces to help our beloved Lebanese people recover from this tragedy.’
Customers can download the talabat application from the Google Play Store or IOS App store to order their meals during #LunchforLebanon.
Talabat transformed the food ordering business in the Middle East when it launched in Kuwait in 2004. With a network of over 13,000 restaurants and stores and 24,000 branches, talabat has become the region’s home of food.
In addition to food ordering, talabat is also revolutionising the grocery ordering vertical in the MENA region. Talabat mart, the region’s first q-commerce store launched in Kuwait in October 2019. Without a storefront, talabat mart is delivery-only and provides hyperfast 30-minute delivery of groceries to customers. Currently talabat mart operates in both Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
Today, talabat lives to help people create and enjoy the moments that matter. With talabat as their trusted sidekick, customers can spend less time preparing food, shopping for groceries, and doing other unimportant tasks and more time doing what matters to them. Talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food ordering and delivery.