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GrubHub.com Supports Meals-on-Wheels Chicago in National Takeout & Delivery Week.

01/30/2007

GrubHub.com and Meals on Wheels Celebrate National Take-Out & Delivery Week
Sunday, January 28 to Sunday, February 4, 2007

(CHICAGO, IL) January 26, 2007 - GrubHub.com and Meals on Wheels Chicago announce National Take-Out & Delivery Week, beginning one week before the biggest delivery holiday of the year, Super Bowl Sunday, February 4th. For each take out & delivery order placed through GrubHub.com any time Sunday, January 28 to Sunday, February 4, a meal will be donated to Meals on Wheels, a not-for-profit organization providing food to the senior citizen and disabled community. GrubHub.com is Chicago?s premier online resource for take-out and delivery dining options.

The most popular delivery website in Chicago with more than 1800 restaurants listed, take-out experts GrubHub.com share the following fun facts surrounding National Take-Out & Delivery Week:

* 20 percent of families order takeout and or delivery per week
* One in seven families order takeout/delivery during the Superbowl Sunday
* Pizza is the number one meal item ordered, followed by ribs, sushi and Mexican

"We want everyone to cheer on our Bears and help Chicago at the same time," says co-founder of GrubHub.com Matt Maloney. "Getting to the Superbowl is a huge victory for this city and being a local business, GrubHub.com would like to do our part also. By donating a meal for every order placed, we're allowing Chicagoans to join us help our less fortunate neighbors by ordering a pizza, ribs, or pad thai while celebrating a Bears championship."

About GrubHub.com
GrubHub.com is a Chicago-based free restaurant search engine offering delivery options dependent on location. The resource features restaurant menus, customer reviews, and delivery information for all delivery restaurants in Chicago, San Francisco, and New York City.

About Meals on Wheels Chicago
Meals on Wheels Chicago's mission is to ensure homebound senior citizens and disabled individuals are able to maintain dignified and independent lifestyles by providing them with warm, nutritious meals and related services. Meals on Wheels Chicago (also known as the Chicago Fund on Aging and Disability) began in 1987 as a joint private-public venture between the City of Chicago and concerned citizens. Working with Open Kitchens, a state-of-the-art food production facility, Meals on Wheels Chicago offers recipients a free three-tiered food plan of hot, chilled and frozen meals. For more information, visit www.mealsonwheelschicago.org.

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