Two-week #BuyDealsGiveMeals campaign features some of the top
restaurants in the country and aids those in need
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Groupon (http://www.groupon.com)
(NASDAQ: GRPN) launched #BuyDealsGiveMeals (www.groupon.com/buydealsgivemeals),
a food-focused campaign that encourages people to experience one its
tens of thousands of local restaurant deals and give back to their
community. Starting today and running through Oct. 28, Groupon will
donate one meal to Feeding America (http://www.feedingamerica.org)
for every restaurant offer purchased, with the goal of reaching more
than 500,000 meals donated.
“Whether it’s paella or pizza, our customers have the unique opportunity
to experience the best restaurants in their area and help fight hunger
with every purchase,” said Dan Roarty, senior vice president of
restaurants, Groupon. “And with the holidays just around the corner,
this is a great way to help feed the 1 in 8 Americans who struggle with
“We’re excited to once again team up with Groupon to continue our fight
to end hunger in America,” said Nancy Curby, interim senior vice
president of development, Feeding America. “The act of sharing a meal
with friends and family can now have a big impact on the lives of
families facing hunger.”
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is building the daily habit in local commerce,
offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and
save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time
commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products
and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer.
Groupon is redefining how small businesses attract and retain customers
by providing them with customizable and scalable marketing tools and
services to profitably grow their businesses.
To download Groupon’s top-rated mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.groupon.com.
To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.groupon.com/merchant.
Groupon will donate 1 meal (=$.09) per local Food & Drink voucher
sold, up to $50,000. Excludes card-linked offers and delivery. Ends