RBI: Statement on efforts to support Ukraine refugees

Oakville / CA. (rbi) Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI) is watching the attack on Ukraine and its people with horror and is focusing its efforts in the region on contributing to the safety of Ukrainians seeking shelter and security for their families. Burger King has committed three million USD to immediately support Ukrainian refugees. This includes parent company, Restaurant Brands International (RBI) redirecting its profits from franchised operations in Russia to humanitarian efforts, starting with an immediate donation of a million USD to the United Nations refugee agency, the UNHCR. In addition, Burger King franchisees in more than 25 countries in Europe are partnering with local NGOs to distribute two million USD of free Whopper meal vouchers to Ukrainian refugees arriving in those countries to be redeemed in the next few weeks. RBI is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies with over 29,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries, including roughly 800 fully franchised Burger King restaurants in Russia, managed by independent local operators.

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