Mario Lopez reveals an ingenious way to support nutrition

DENVER, Jan. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the prices of everyday items continue to rise with inflation and budgets tighten, many communities across the country face hunger. In November 2021, Ibotta, a leading digital rewards platform, was offering free Thanksgiving dinners and when its savers redeemed their offers, many turned around and generously donated their meals to others. From these acts of kindness, a new idea was born: a Big Game cashback offer that would benefit Feeding America®.

Through February 13, 2022, Ibotta is offering its first-ever Big Game savings package, where shoppers can earn 100% cash back on popular game day staples including frozen pizzas, soft drinks , chips, cheese, dips and chocolate chips. cookies.

To make shopping even more rewarding, Ibotta is donating $1 to Feeding America for every frozen pizza deal redeemed, up to $50,000. Not only does this offer help users put food on their own table, but it also helps provide meals for families facing hunger.

The good news doesn’t end there, however – Ibotta will also be offering one lucky winner the chance to have Access Hollywood actor and host Mario Lopez “crash” their Big Game night via a special online appearance. .

“My wife, kids, and I have always been committed to helping families in need, so partnering with Ibotta to raise awareness of this Big Game offering and returning element for Feeding America felt like a natural extension of our values,” Lopez said. “The big game is to come together and spend quality time, and making that possible for families facing hunger makes this campaign even more meaningful. I am honored to help raise the profile of this fundraising effort.

To enter the contest and have the chance to welcome Mario to your Big Game party, you must be a user of the Ibotta app, which is free at https://ibotta.com/register or by downloading the app for free and by following the registration instructions. Once registered, users can earn one (1) contest entry when using the Big Game Frozen Pizza offer. Contest closes February 8, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. MST.

To learn more about the Ibotta Big Game pack, Click here, and see below for a recipe idea that can be made from 100% cash back items.

Homemade spinach and cheese dip

Ingredients:
1/2 teaspoon of salt; 1 tablespoon chopped jalapenos
3/4 cup chopped onions; 2 tomatoes, chopped (about 2 cups)
10oz. frozen spinach, thawed and drained
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 cups grated colby jack cheese
1/2 cup ranch dip + extra for garnish

To do:
In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients together and pour into a buttered baking dish. Spread additional ranch dip on top and bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Serve hot with tortilla chips.

About Ibotta
Based in Denver, CO, Ibotta (“I bought a…”) is a cashback platform that has provided $1.1 billion in cumulative rewards to its users. Launched in 2012, Ibotta has over 40 million downloads, is one of the most widely used shopping platforms in the United States, and offers cash back on purchases from over 2,700 top brands and retail partners worldwide. detail. In addition to its properties, Ibotta also operates rewards programs for top retailers and makes content from its offering available on a number of leading websites and apps through the Ibotta Performance Network. Ibotta has been named to the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States for the fourth consecutive year, after debuting on the list in 2018.

About Feed America
Feed America® is the largest hunger relief organization in the United States. Through a network of more than 200 food banks, 21 statewide food bank associations, and more than 60,000 partner agencies, food pantries, and meal programs, we’ve helped provide $6.6 billion in meals to tens of millions of people in need last year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security for the people we serve; draws attention to the social and systemic barriers that contribute to food insecurity in our country; and advocates for legislation that protects people from hunger.

press contact
Jennifer Belongia Barak
Public Relations Manager, Ibotta
[email protected]

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