Mar 7, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. (March 7, 2011) – GrubHub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering service, is celebrating its 8th birthday by rounding up the change on all orders and donating the proceeds to Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity.
Beginning at 12:00 a.m. on March 8, GrubHub will round up the change from the day’s processed orders and donate the funds to help feed the nearly 49 million Americans who are food insecure. Through working with Feeding America, GrubHub will be assisting in their effort to feed 5.7 million Americans every week.
“We want to thank our diners and celebrate our growth by giving back to people who have not been as fortunate,” said Matt Maloney, GrubHub co-founder and CEO. “Our diners span the country, and Feeding America allows us to give back to every community that has helped us grow over the past eight years.”
Since its Chicago founding in 2004, GrubHub has grown to become the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering platform, listing approximately 250,000 menus and available in more than 300 cities across the nation. Their latest round of funding occurred in Sept. 2011, and GrubHub has raised $84.1 million to date.
For more information about GrubHub and our birthday celebration, please visit GrubHub.com.
GrubHub is the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering platform that shows diners local restaurants available for delivery or pick up. Available in more than 300 cities across the nation, GrubHub features more than 13,000 online ordering restaurants and, as the parent company of Allmenus, lists approximately 250,000 restaurant menus. Diners who order through GrubHub’s free website or mobile apps can pay with cash, credit or PayPal™, and every order is supported by GrubHub’s 24/7 customer service. Founded in 2004, GrubHub is a privately held company and is headquartered in Chicago.
About Feeding America
Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country, visit http://www.feedingamerica.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow our news on Twitter at twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.