Helping Local Grocery Delivery Shoppers on the Front Lines

Joel Shapiro
Mar 23, 2020 · 2 min read

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been overwhelmed with stories about local shoppers going out of their way to help and deliver groceries for the vulnerable populations in their communities (elderly, immuno-suppressed, pregnant, etc).

At a time when we’re all being asked to stay at home and avoid contact with others, these shoppers are putting their own health and safety on the line to brave crowded and hectic stores to get the food and supplies that people need.

As local business owners, some are even reducing or waving their service fees to further help these at-risk individuals, acting solely out of service to their community, even when being impacted financially themselves. It truly is inspiring to see.

Dumpling Community Support Program

To help and support business owners in these heroic efforts, we’re introducing the Dumpling Community Support program, which will give them $10 for every order that serves the vulnerable populations in their community. Our hope is to offset the financial burden that shoppers are experiencing, and allow them to continue doing the amazing work they’re doing.

We don’t know how long we’ll be able to provide this support, but one thing we do know is that now is the time for us to come together as a community and help each other as much as we can. We will keep you all updated as we determine how long we will be able to keep this program running.

Need Help with Groceries?

If you or someone you know needs help with grocery delivery in today’s climate, you can find a local shopper near you here.

Get Involved
If you are interested in supporting the Dumpling Community Support program, send us an email here.

Dumpling Resources
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Business owners can submit eligible orders here.
- Interested in starting your own grocery delivery business to help serve your community, sign up here.

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