Uber Canada & Goodwill® Make Spring Cleaning Easy
Blog Post Update | Monday, June 1st
This past Saturday, we teamed up with our friends at Goodwill® to make donating quick, easy, and convenient for our awesome Toronto and Ottawa riders.
We’re blown away by the results and excited to announce that we picked up 585 donations in Toronto and Ottawa which resulted in 1,406 bags of clothing – an estimated 21,090 lbs to @GoodwillTECNO!
Thank you to all the amazing riders who supported #UberSpringCleaning – we couldn’t have done it without you!
Original Blog Post | Thursday, May 28th
Spring is coming to an end, and it’s time to make sure those closets have been cleaned out. In the spirit of the season, we are once again teaming up with our friends at Goodwill® to make donating clothing quick and convenient for our Toronto and Ottawa riders.
#UberSpringCleaning – Clean out your closets and
let Uber take care of the rest
This Saturday, May 30, with the touch of a button, a driver will come to your house, pickup bags of clothing and deliver them directly to a local donation center — all for free!
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We are excited that Uber is so significantly expanding its partnership with Goodwill. Thanks to the generosity of our neighbours and friends, and Uber’s continued commitment to helping more people achieve economic independence, Goodwill will be able to make an even greater impact in local communities. Thanks to Uber for making donating so convenient!
— Keiko Nakamura, Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario
HOW IT WORKS:
- Bag up your clothing such as jackets, shirts, pants, blouses and any other items of clothing you’re willing to donate.
- Open your Uber app on Saturday, May 30 from 11am to 3pm.
- Request ‘GIVE’ at the bottom of the screen.
- An uberX will arrive to pick up your items and drop-off your donation to a local Goodwill free of charge.
- All clothing must be bagged for drivers to accept your donation
- We ask that you bring your bagged clothing out to meet your driver when they arrive.
- #UberSpringCleaning will be in high demand so please be patient!
Goodwill helps people find jobs, earn paycheques, build their careers, support their families and build stronger communities. Together, as a community, we’re helping Goodwill put people in your community back to work. Read the personal stories of people Goodwill has helped through your donations: http://www.goodwill.org/my-story/.
We hope you join us on Saturday!
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