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¡Bienvenidos a Pilsen! takes Discover Downtown to the West Side of Chicago

The Discover Downtown Program is a collaboration between Groupon and local business districts that highlights a curated selection of the best things to eat, see, and do in distinct neighborhoods. Groupon, which has pumped more than $19 billion into local communities, recently launched ¡Bienvenidos a......

Groupon and Morgan Park Beverly Hills Business Association Partnership

Discover the Best of Beverly collection highlights area’s small businesses and raises money for the Beverly Area Arts Alliance Groupon, which has pumped more than $17 billion into local communities, today announced the launch of Discover the Best of Beverly (www.gr.pn/beverly)–a community-wide Groupon promotion designed to celebrate the small businesses......

Groupon and ICNC Chicago Honor Englewood Snack Company with Small Business Grant

Tea Squares, an Englewood-based, tea-infused energy snack company founded by local entrepreneurs Jordan Buckner, Isaac Lozano, Alex Stomp and Adi Malik, won a recent Make City Business pitch event competition sponsored by Groupon and organized by the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC). As the......

Groupon Establishes Small Business Recovery Fund in Wake of Recent Hurricanes

Groupon pledged $150,000 to help establish a small business recovery fund aimed at helping small businesses rebuild and reopen after this season’s incredibly damaging storms. The fund will be made available to local businesses in the Houston area and Florida. “Small businesses are the backbone of the communities they serve, and......

A Year in Review | 2016 Employee Volunteer Program Recap

Our Social Responsibility mission is simple: to help people and communities thrive and prosper. We do this through a secret formula of employee do-goodery, responsible business practices, customer collaboration and nonprofit investment. 2016 has been an exciting year for Groupon’s Employee Volunteer Program – a......

Groupon for Veterans

Groupon’s veterans employee resource group recently hosted a career day targeted at men and women transitioning out of the military looking to fine tune their skills and find the next exciting professional opportunity. We kicked off the day with a Lunch & Learn inviting veterans......

Groupon Volunteers Travel to Nicaragua with Spark Ventures

This fall, Groupon’s Employee Volunteer Program teamed up with Spark Ventures to send six employees on an impact travel experience to Nicaragua. Employee volunteers were awarded the chance to travel with Spark as the winners of our annual Very Serious, Super-Competitive Employee Volunteer-a-thon. Our week......

Groupon Welcomes Girls Who Code

The day has come where we welcome twenty of the best and brightest rising high school juniors and seniors from Washington, Idaho, Kentucky, and Arizona for seven weeks of coding and mentoring through the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program! The girls will spend the......

Groupon and Bronzeville Retail Initiative Present

Chicago-based Groupon and the Bronzeville Retail Initiative launched ‘Explore Bronzeville’ — a neighborhood-wide Groupon promotion featuring experiences from more than 15 local businesses. The Bronzeville merchants, whose offerings range from mouthwatering restaurants to fun things to do, are simultaneously running promotions with Groupon to help drive greater......