CHICAGO, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout marketplace, today announced it is partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI), an organization whose mission is to improve student performance in the critical subjects of STEM, in honor of Pi Day. On March 14, Grubhub users will be empowered to contribute to NMSI and show their support for STEM education by entering 'PIDAY2017' at checkout. When users do so, Grubhub will donate 3.14 percent of these users' order totals to benefit NMSI, up to $40,000.
As a technology company that values STEM education and the importance of preparing the next generation of leaders in the technology space, contributing and giving back to NMSI was a natural partnership for Grubhub.
"We are excited to partner with NMSI to help further American education in the crucial areas of science, technology, engineering and math," said Barbara Martin Coppola, CMO, Grubhub. "By helping NMSI further STEM education, today's children will have the opportunity to become the next great engineers, mathematicians, scientists and technology leaders of tomorrow."
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 1.5 million students and 50,000 teachers at 1,000 high schools and 45 universities in 40 states coast to coast.
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About the National Math + Science Initiative
Launched in 2007, the National Math and Science Initiative increases students' access and achievement in rigorous math, science and English courses through engaging programs that are rooted in local partnerships. The nonprofit organization is nationally recognized for providing programs proven to benefit students, teachers, schools and communities in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more at nms.org.