Sparking Conversations About Mental Health
Every Canadian lives with mental health–it touches us all–and yet there’s still a large stigma that surrounds it. We need to end the silence and speak up to transform the way we think about mental health.
This is why we teamed up with Jack.org, to increase awareness about mental health in Toronto. Jack.org is a leading mental health charity in Canada that is creating programs designed for young people, by young people, to help end the stigma with millennials.
To spark positive conversations across our city, we encouraged uberPOOL riders to strike conversations about mental health while they shared their rides. For each uberPOOL ride taken, we donated $1 to Jack.org’s annual Jack Summit. The results? Thousands of voices speaking up in our city and $10,000 donated to help end the silence.
A simple conversation can go a long way.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.