Don’t Rely on Luck Celebrate Safely this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day may be next week, but that won’t stop many people from celebrating this weekend with a green-colored wardrobe and matching beer to boot. While everyone is out celebrating, we want to also remind people they don’t have to rely on luck to get themselves home safely.

Last year alone, there were 105 drunk driving fatalities in the state of Oregon, which represents a 19.3% increase from the year before. During St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Oregon State Police reported 3 fatalities and 36 DUI arrests, making it one of the deadliest holidays from drunk driving. But it doesn’t have to be this way. By making smarter choices and leaving your keys at home, you can help make the roads safer for everyone this weekend.

This holiday, we’re working with the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Portland chapter to help reduce drunk driving incidents over the holiday and raise money for their ongoing mission to prevent underage drinking and save lives in the Portland Metro Area.




1. Tap the Profile icon in the top left corner of your app

2. Tap Promotions

3. Enter code MADDPDX before you ride

4. From March 14th – 17th, Uber will donate $1 to the MADD Portland Chapter for every trip taken in the Portland Metro Area.

MADD’s mission is to eliminate drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. If you or someone you love has been affected by a drunk driver, MADD is here to help.Services are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year through our help line 877.MADD.HELP. Together, these programs ensure that MADD achieves its lifesaving mission.

Featured articles

Get a Taste of the World: UberEATS is in 100+ Cities

We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.

Uber for Business now makes it easy to give your customers a ride

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.

UberEATS: Using technology to build a reliable food delivery experience

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–