A DoorDash delivery driver riding a bicycle picks up food from Jack's Wife Freda during the first snow of the season on December 09, 2020 in New York City.
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March 30, 2022 6:21 AM EDT

At the end of 2021, more than 25 million people were using DoorDash to order from over 550,000 merchants, totaling nearly $30 billion in transactions and representing a 23% annual increase. Business success aside, DoorDash and its CEO Tony Xu have been working to help resurrect the flailing restaurant industry and feed the hungry: over the past year, it launched an accelerator for minority-­owned businesses, established a $1 million Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund, and facilitated over 1 million food-bank deliveries.

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