Sustainable Food Delivery Startup MacroPlate Teams Up with Local Non-Profit to Help Families in Need

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MacroPlate will provide over 2,000 fresh pre-cooked meals to hundreds of families and a Thanksgiving feast for 64 unhoused individuals through the non-profit, Pathways To Your Future.

MacroPlate’s mission has always been to source the highest quality ingredients from local farms and gives back to the community in ways that will have lasting impacts.

The sustainably-focused food delivery startup MacroPlate announced today its partnership with a non-profit affordable housing provider, Pathways To Your Future, to supply families in need across Los Angeles County with more than 2,000 pre-cooked nutritious meals throughout the 2022 holiday season and the coming year, as well as a Thanksgiving feast for 64 unhoused individuals.

The partnership will fulfill the non-profit’s long-term efforts to source consistent, high-quality meals for underserved families, individuals, and youth and allow Pathways To Your Future to offer meal plans that fit with dietary restrictions and certain health conditions. “We are so proud to officially announce this partnership and provide nutritious meal options for those who need them most,” said Leo Malekian, founder and CEO of MacroPlate. “MacroPlate’s mission has always been to source the highest quality ingredients from local farms and give back to the community in ways that will have lasting impacts. I know our work with Pathways will help achieve this aim, and I couldn’t be happier about the hundreds of families we’ll have the privilege of helping now and in the foreseeable future.”

Though different, MacroPlate and Pathways To Your Future have both remained focused on giving back to local communities. For MacroPlate, this has taken the form of 1:1 meal donations for every purchase and carbon offsets through donations to The Conservation Fund. Similarly, Pathways To You Future has provided comprehensive education, health, and human services to reduce homelessness of underserved individuals, youth, and families while promoting their development and enriching the communities where they live.

“This partnership is a game changer for so many we serve across Los Angeles County,” said Gerald E. Thompson, founder and Executive Director of Pathways To Your Future. “Not only will high-quality meals become the norm but with a level of variety and adaptability we’ve never seen before. This speaks to our core value of providing services that fundamentally enrich and uplift the community, and we couldn’t be more thankful for MacroPlate’s active involvement in this process.”

MacroPlate not only delivers ready-to-eat meals across Southern California, but they do so while offering customized meal plans for all diets, such as whole 30, paleo, keto, and plant-based. Customer delivery areas include Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Anaheim, Santa Clarita, Malibu, La Jolla, Santa Monica, Carlsbad, and Temecula.

To learn more about the work of Pathways To Your Future, visit https://ptyf.org/.

To learn more about MacroPlate, visit https://macro-plate.com/. New members can use the code “healthy” for $100 off their first month.

About MacroPlate
Since 2015, MacroPlate has been delivering delicious, ready-to-eat meals to members across Southern California. Best known for their delicious restaurant quality meals, MacroPlate offers customized meal plans for all diets, including whole 30, paleo, keto, and plant-based. Because its core values are sustainability and community, MacroPlate sources its high-quality, premium ingredients exclusively from California farms. Not only do they offset their carbon footprint by planting trees across the country through The Conservation Fund, but they also donate meals weekly to local food shelters.

About Pathways To Your Future
Founded in 2000, Pathways To Your Future (PTYF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides frontline comprehensive health, education, and human support services to Los Angeles County individuals, homeless Foster Care Transitional Age Youth ages 16 to 25, and families. PTYF’s service and leadership have helped build an organized network throughout the County of Los Angeles of Community Base Organizations (CBO’s), churches, and other Faith Base Organizations (FBO’s), individual men, women, and youth stakeholders strategically designed to foster unity, solidarity and economic empowerment toward the reduction and elimination of homelessness.

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Micaela Schuffman
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