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"Lyft gives me the opportunity to financially support myself with the flexibility to pursue my dream job in criminal justice, while taking care of my kids, giving back to my community, and even training for the Boston Marathon."
- Ever B, Massachusetts
Every day, app-based platforms provide millions of Americans the flexibility to live, work, and access food and essentials on their own terms.
National average hours per week workers spend on app-based platforms, according to Flex
36% of U.S. adults
Americans used apps for food delivery in 2020
Dollars generated by the app-based economy
"Grubhub makes it easier for me to run my business and grow my sales. I've taken a data-driven approach to my store and its operations, which has had a positive impact on my sales."
-Mohamed Alsaidi, owner, Savory Deli & Grocery
"As a single mom, DoorDash gives me the freedom to be with my son but make extra money when I need to. I make my own hours and I have a healthy work life balance that I am super grateful for."
- Nicole S., Arizona