Celebrate Chinese New Year with Panda Express!

Stop by your nearest Panda Express location to celebrate the Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 and support your local CMN Hospital, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital! As you celebrate the Chinese New Year, we encourage you to post celebration photos!

Did you know?

  • In 2018, the West Michigan Panda Express locations donated $20,896 to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
  • Every time a donation is made at Panda Express the employees ring a bell to celebrate!
  • Panda Express employee giving campaign gives back directly to the Children Miracle Network in their area?

Fast Facts about Chinese New Year

  • The celebration of Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, dates back thousands of years and is the most important festival in China.
  • February 5, 2019 marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig
  • Chinese New Year is all about togetherness and is a time when family and friends gather to feast and welcome the new year
  • A variety of lucky foods are traditionally eaten for their symbolic meaning surrounding either their Chinese pronunciation or their physical appearance, with individual dishes representing specific aspects of good fortune to come in the new year
  • On the last day of the 15-day celebration, thousands of red lanterns can be seen hanging across the sky during the Lantern Festival

We can hear the teriyaki chicken sizzling on the grill now! Yum!

Participating Panda Express Locations in West Michigan:
3132 44th St SW, Grandville, MI 49418
3715 Alpine Ave NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321
3277 W Shore Dr, Holland, MI 49424
Gaines Marketplace, Marketplace Dr SE, Caledonia, MI 49316 (to open in April 2019)
28th Street SE, Kentwood, MI 49512 (to open in April 2019)

Post your Chinese New Year celebration photos out at Panada Express and tag @CMNHospitals, @SHFoundations and use the #PandaCares hashtag.

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