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June 22, 2021

Fuse: GiftAMeal expands its reach with grant funding, new partnership

GiftAMeal recently announced a new partnership with the Missouri Restaurant Association (MRA) allowing MRA member restaurants to join the GiftAMeal program at a discounted rate. Additionally, GiftAMeal is one of two companies to be awarded $100,000 from Arch Grants' new Growth Grants program, which they also matched with $200,000 in outside funding.

June 16, 2021

VoyageSTL: Exploring Life & Business with Andrew Glantz of GiftAMeal

VoyageSTL interviewed GiftAMeal Founder Andrew Glantz to learn about the company's journey, the impact we've had on restaurants and the community, and our goals for the future.

June 9, 2021

4th est 8: GiftAMeal Partners with MRA; Goes on Hiring Streak

GiftAMeal partnered with the Missouri Restaurant Association to add new restaurants to their socially-conscious dining app. MRA restaurants are able to obtain a custom discount upon joining.

June 9, 2021

Medium: Missouri Restaurant Association Partners with GiftAMeal to Heal Hunger Across the State

An influential state trade organization with roots dating to 1916 has teamed up with Missouri’s fastest-growing charity tech startup. The Missouri Restaurant Association recently announced a partnership with GiftAMeal to bring the Missouri-based hunger-fighting app to restaurants across the state.

May 28, 2021

Entrepreneur Quarterly: Arch Grants Awards $200k in Growth Grants to Two Startups

On Tuesday, May 25, Arch Grants announced that it has awarded $200,000 in Growth Grants to two of its portfolio companies, marking the official launch of the Growth Grants program. The first two Arch Grants Companies to receive $100,000 Growth Grants are Provider Pool and GiftaMeal. Both Companies are currently raising seed funding to grow and scale their companies in St. Louis, and Arch Grants’ non-dilutive Growth Grants will be able to be leveraged to outside investors as part of the funding round.

May 27, 2021

STL Today: Arch Grants makes second bets on some of its most promising firms

Arch Grants created their new Growth Grants program to help its portfolio companies that are ready to scale. GiftAMeal, a restaurant marketing app with a charitable twist, prepares to scale nationwide, beginning with their new presence in Kansas City.

May 25, 2021

STL Today: Arch Grants provides $100,000 follow-on grants to 2 companies

GiftAMeal and Provider Pool are the first two companies to receive grants from Arch Grants' new Growth Grants program. Both companies commit to stay in St. Louis for two years and to raise $200,000 in capital.

May 25, 2021

St. Louis Business Journal: Arch Grants provides first awards through new Growth Grants startup funding program

Arch Grants has awarded $100,000 in funding to two St. Louis startups as part of its newly created Growth Grants program, which is designed to provide follow-on capital to its portfolio companies. GiftAMeal Founder and CEO Andrew Glantz is grateful for this opportunity as the grant will help the company expand to communities nationwide.

April 22, 2021

Fuse: In the News: WashU alum-founded food donation app partners with Lions Choice

St. Louis startup GiftAMeal is expanding to Kansas City with a new chain restaurant partnership. Washington University in St. Louis alum Andrew Glantz founded GiftAMeal in 2015 while he was still a student.

April 19, 2021

iHeartRadio: GiftAMeal Team Up with Lions Choice to Feed The Hunger

Host BJ talks with Andrew Glantz founder and CEO of GiftAMeal about their partnership with Lions Choice to feed the hunger in St Louis and Kansas City.