The company will be the supplies and logistics partner for Letsallhelp’s social impact platform providing monthly food and basic personal hygiene to the underprivileged
- Through the initiative, bigbasket aims to help spread awareness of the goodness of giving
New Delhi, September 30, 2019 : bigbasket, India’s largest online supermarket, has collaborated with Mumbai-based startup Letsallhelp as the supplies and logistics partner for its recently launched online social impact platform letsallHelp.org. As part of this, the company will work closely with them to manage the procurement and delivery of donated products to beneficiaries. bigbasket will also help the brand in its marketing, corporate and employee-related initiatives.
Through the letsallhelp.org platform, individuals can choose products and quantities they wish to contribute. These will be delivered by bigbasket to each beneficiary at the end of the month. Donors will get proof of the delivery as “Impact Proof” with a photo when the products are delivered. Through this initiative, individuals would be able to impact lives in a meaningful way and rejoice in the goodness of giving. 100% of contributions made through Letsallhelp’s online platform reach the intended beneficiaries every month without any deductions, administration fees or platform fees.
India aims to become one of the largest economies in the world but millions of underprivileged and underserved people in the country still sleep hungry and are void of personal hygiene – the root cause of many diseases. Zero hunger and good health are 2 of the 17 sustainable development goals defined by the United Nations to transform India.The partnership will not only increase awareness on these aspects but also help in creating an impactful giving platform.
Speaking about this, Mr Abhinay Choudhari, Co-Founder and Head of New Initiatives at bigbasket, said, “bigbasket is committed to bringing about social awareness and contributing to initiatives that have a positive impact on individuals and the society at large. Our association with Letsallhelp is a part of this commitment and we hope to bring about happiness in the lives of those who are underserved. Our long experience in managing logistics will help add to the promise of reliability, transparency and trust of our social impact partner. We are delighted to be associated with the brand’s vision and are sure that our relationship will grow from strength to strength to create a big social impact.”
Adding his comments, Mr Premal Shah, Change Maker and Founder of LetsAllHelp.org, said, “LetsAllHelp is thrilled to announce its partnership with bigbasket. We believe in the idea of giving more than what you get from the society. We thus wanted to create a platform where donors have 100% trust, transparency and know the impact they are making through their contributions. Through our platform, donors get an opportunity to contribute towards helping the underprivileged and underserved and feel good about the impact they are making. Each one of us can be a changemaker towards creating a society we have always dreamed of — one where everyone is content, healthy and happy,” Premal added.
bigbasket has been a part of several CSR initiatives in the past. Some of these include Daan Utsav, a Go Green initiativewhere a sapling was delivered along with every order placed to revive Mumbai’s green belt and its tie-ups with various volunteer-based organizations like the Robin Hood Army, Goonj and GiveIndia.
bigbasket is creating milestones in the online retail market and is currently the one-stop-shop for all kinds of products with industry leading delivery turnaround of within 2 hours. The company’s operations have expanded to 26 cities in India recording a registered customer base of over 15 million.
bigbasket was founded in December 2011 in Bangalore by a team of five – V S Sudhakar, Hari Menon, Vipul Parekh, V S Ramesh and AbhinayChoudhari. The team has both offline and online retail experience, as they had earlier set up India’s first e-commerce site FabMart.com in 1999, and then established the Fabmall – Trinethra chain of more than 200 grocery supermarket stores in southern India. Servicing over 15 registered customers, bigbasket has grown into India’s largest online supermarket with over 30,000 products from over 1000 brands and presence in 26 cities across the country. bigbasket’s online store covers the whole gamut of grocery products across various categories: Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Grocery & Staples, Beverages, Bakery & Dairy, Branded Foods, Meat& Eggs, Personal Care and Home care & household products. bigbasket is committed to making life simpler and grocery shopping a breeze!
Letsallhelp.org is a simple and transparent online social impact platform with zero fees to take care of basic food and hygiene needs of kids, women, men and elderly at orphanages, old homes, shelters and unaided schools in India. It offers various ways to contribute – one-time, monthly, adopt for one year, corporate adopt and employee giving.100% of contributions made through Lets All Help’s online platform reach the intended beneficiaries every month without any deductions, administration fees or platform fees. How Letsallhelp.org works
There are millions of fortunate people who are willing to help but mainly have three concerns before donating:
- Are the beneficiaries really genuine?
- How much of my actual donation goes towards helping the needy?
- What is the impact of my donation?