CHICAGO, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Pi Day and support of STEM education, Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform, is partnering with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) to fuel the next generation of STEM students. For all Grubhub orders placed today using the code PiDay at checkout, Grubhub will donate 3.14 percent to support NMSI programs, up to $40,000.
"Grubhub sees math and science education as essential to the future of the technology industry, and all the industries that shape our lives," said Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Marketing Officer, Grubhub. "Pi Day is a great opportunity to celebrate advances in this field of education, and recognize all the possibilities that lie ahead for the next generation. We are excited to give back to such a worthwhile cause, with the help of our diners."
NMSI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today's classrooms with proven, effective programs that can be replicated nationwide. By providing training and support for teachers and students beginning in elementary school through college, NMSI programs have a lasting, positive impact on teacher effectiveness and student outcomes. To date, NMSI's programs have positively impacted more than one million students and 50,000 teachers at 800 high schools and 44 universities in 30 states coast to coast.
"We're thrilled to work with Grubhub to spotlight the importance of rigorous math and science education for all students," said Matthew Randazzo, CEO, NMSI. "With Grubhub's generous support, we hope to empower even more students and teachers to excel in classrooms across the country."
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Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB) is the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company. Dedicated to moving eating forward and connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, the company's platforms and services strive to elevate food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub is proud to work with more than 40,000 restaurant partners in over 1,000 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, AllMenus, MenuPages, Restaurants on the Run, DiningIn and Delivered Dish.
About National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI)
NMSI, a nonprofit organization, was launched in 2007 by top leaders in business, education and science to transform education in the United States. NMSI has received national recognition for training grade 3-12 teachers and improving student performance through the rapid expansion of highly successful programs: NMSI's College Readiness Program, NMSI's Laying the Foundation Teacher Training Program and NMSI's UTeach Expansion Program. For more information, visit www.nms.org.
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