Earn & redeem City Bites with Yo!
City Bites are local rewards from the City of Youngstown! Earning City Bites is easy—join special reward offers and shop local at participating businesses. Then, you can redeem your City Bites at selected businesses and help the local economy grow!
How to earn City Bites👇
Link your card
Link the credit or debit card you plan to use for qualifying purchases. We use Plaid, a leading provider trusted by many popular apps, to connect to your account.
Join reward offers
Check out the stories and join offers to start earning City Bites. It’s completely free to join! Each reward offer includes a list of participating businesses where you can earn City Bites when you shop. Keep an eye on the terms of each offer, and remember that offers run for a limited time only. Don’t miss out!
Receive City Bites for qualifying purchases made with your linked card! Your City Bites appear automatically in your app balance after payment has been confirmed. This can take a few days, but don’t worry—we’ll let you know when they’re in.
Time to redeem your City Bites!👇
Where can I redeem?
You can redeem your City Bites at any of the business marked in the app with an “R”. Note that these businesses change from time to time. The redemption value of each City Bite is $1.
Select the business
Let the business know you’re paying with City Bites, tap on the redeem option and choose the business you want to pay (woohoo!).
Pay with City Bites
Enter the amount of City Bites you are redeeming and wait for your confirmation! We’ll notify the business about your payment right away.
We care about your privacy
To automatically earn rewards for local shopping, you’ll be asked to link your everyday credit or debit card to your account.
Why is card linking a requirement?
Linking your credit or debit card allows us to identify your qualifying purchases, and automatically grant you rewards.
Safety is a top priority for us
Secure card link is powered by Plaid, an industry leader, used by top-tier fintech companies like Venmo, and fully compliant with the US open banking regulations.
Your bank login credentials are encrypted and never stored. Also, we’ll never share or sell your data.
We are transparent
We ONLY identify your purchases at participating businesses, and we are in a read only mode, so we can’t and never will perform any action on your behalf.