LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A new meal delivery service is helping to combat food insecurity across Kentucky by providing “unlimited” food options for everyone.
Tameka Bland, CEO of LimitLess Delivery Services, was born and raised in West Louisville. Bland, who grew up in Shawnee, knew the area’s lack of fresh food options had to change.
“Not many of them had real fresh produce and fresh produce,” Bland said. “It was just kind of a litter pick. I feel like everyone in these nine West Louisville neighborhoods needs to have access to things that neighborhoods have elsewhere.
USDA the data indicated which Louisville communities are within a half mile or more of a supermarket, with nearly all of them located in West Louisville.
“I didn’t grow up with those things,” Bland said. “I was able to be blessed to bless others.”
With one click, customers can open the LimitLess Delivery Services app to find, place and track food orders from local restaurants and grocery stores.
“I knew it could actually be a game-changer,” Bland said. “You know, why not develop something that can meet the needs of the nine neighborhoods that need it the most.”
Bland said she went through the Russell Technology Business Incubator, where she learned a lot about being an entrepreneur and owning a business.
“A lot of times I really thought it wasn’t possible,” Bland said. “There were a lot of things that made me think, why am I doing this?”
Bland said she has at least 20 vendors and plans to have 150 by the end of the year. She is currently focused on food delivery, but is open to expanding the app’s delivery options in the future.
“That’s pretty much what we are,” Bland said. “We are unlimited.”
Bland said first-year companies must pay a 15% commission. The LimitLess delivery charge is $1.50 per mile and a flat rate of $4.99 for customers.
Drivers can also download the LimitLess delivery app to partner with them. After a background and traffic check, Bland said they could be approved the same day.
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