COMMUNITY | Staff Reporter, China

Yum China to donate RMB 4m to Sichuan earthquake relief efforts

The donation will contribute to the post-disaster reconstruction of the area.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. and its restaurants under the brands of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Little Sheep as well as East Dawning, announced that they have committed RMB 4 million to support relief efforts following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Jiuzhaigou County in Sichuan Province on the 8th of August.

The donation, to be made through the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, will contribute to the post-disaster reconstruction and recovery program.

Yum China and its restaurants has extended additional support to those in the affected region. Following the earthquake in Jiuzhaigou County, the Company opened three KFC and two Pizza Hut restaurants in nearby Mianyang City, Sichuan Province to provide 24-hour support to media, medical and other rescue workers.

Yum China's subsidiaries in Southwest China also established relief funds to provide assistance to the Company's employees and their immediate family members who were injured or suffered property damage during the earthquake.

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