Origin: MO | Grant Awarded: 2018 | Status: Active

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What is GiftAMeal?

GiftAMeal is a mobile app that helps provide a meal to someone in need locally each time a customer takes a photo at a partner restaurant. Partner restaurants have seen increases in new customers, check size, visit frequency, and social media publicity result from their involvement in GiftAMeal. 290+ restaurants are currently involved and over 800,000 meals have been provided so far.

Company Leadership

Andrew Glantz

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Glantz is the founder and CEO of GiftAMeal. He was the youngest person named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 List and the third youngest included on the Alpha Kappa Psi 40 Under 40 List. He graduated Washington University in St. Louis Magna Cum Laude in May 2017 where received the Joseph W. Towle prize for leadership potential as well as being voted Most Likely to be a Billionaire by his classmates. Prior to GiftAMeal, Andrew ran a non-profit storefront that promoted re-use and sustainability, and he served as Vice President of a children’s charity. Andrew also currently serves as an Associate Member of the Alumni Board of Governors at Washington University in St. Louis. His hobbies include basketball, parkour, and cooking.

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Jacob Mohrmann


A St. Louis native, Jacob graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. He joined the team initially as an intern in June 2015 and afterwards quickly rose in the company to become Chief Marketing Officer. Before GiftAMeal, he led marketing campaigns for a mid-sized Missouri startup and created a sustainable biosand filter in Madagascar. Jacob is a vegetarian, a people-person, and loves to find new ways to give back to the community. He also currently works at Maritz as a behavioral science analyst.

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