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Lion’s Choice has teamed up with GiftAMeal to help heal hunger locally! It’s free and easy to participate - just take a photo of your order on the GiftAMeal app. Let’s make a difference together.

“Healing hunger, providing healthy food to children in need — I’m so grateful we’re in a position to be bolstering the incredible work done by organizations like Operation Food Search. It’s a cause close to my heart and close to the heart of our business, and we’re very excited to be partnering with GiftAMeal to make a difference locally in a way that gets the whole community involved. And I love the message of the program: we all have the power to help those around us! I expect our customers to take some terrific photos, knowing that each one will help put food on the table for a local family.”

– Michael Kupstas, CEO of Lion's Choice

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1) Select Lion's Choice on the free GiftAMeal app

Available on iOS and Android

2) Take a photo to give a meal to someone in need

For dine-in, takeout, etc

3) Share on social media to give additional meals

+1 meal per platform

How are meals provided?

With each photo shared through GiftAMeal, a donation is made to local food banks. That donation covers the cost of distributing 1.2 lbs of healthy food to a neighborhood pantry where community members in need can access it for free.

For the St. Louis metro area, donations are made to Operation Food Search.


For the Kansas City metro area, donations are made to Harvesters.

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Operation Food Search is a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Established in 1981, it is the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region. It distributes more than 3 million dollars worth of food and household essentials to 330 community partner agencies, which in turn feeds 200,000 people in need each month – nearly one-third of whom are children.

St. Louis metro area

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Harvesters’ mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow. It is a regional food bank serving a 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 760 nonprofit agencies including emergency food pantries, community kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. It also offers education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about good nutrition.

Kansas City metro area