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S. Korean chicken chain Genesis BBQ to donate about 2 bln won to WFP

2018/09/14 14:41

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SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) -- Genesis BBQ Co., a major South Korean fried chicken chain, said Friday that it has signed a deal with the World Food Program to donate about 2 billion won (US$1.7 million) over the next 5 years, joining the U.N. agency's global campaign to achieve zero hunger.

"We will steadily expand the scope of assistance toward the achievement of zero hunger," said Genesis BBQ Chairman Yoon Hong-geun.

The World Food Program is the leading humanitarian organization working to achieve zero hunger, assisting 80 million people in around 80 countries each year.

This file photo shows corporate log of Genesis BBQ Co. (Yonhap) This file photo shows corporate log of Genesis BBQ Co. (Yonhap)

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