Last Wednesday, after accepting the #IceBucketChallenge, Uber Middle East nominated all of Dubai to participate, to help raise awareness about ALS.
We gave Dubai 24hrs to complete the #IceBucketChallenge – pretty ambitious, eh? Take it from us, dropping a bucket of ice-cold water on your head while dressed for work isn’t the easiest thing, check out our video.
To make it easy for people to participate in the challenge, we launched the ALS #IceBucketChallenge on-demand! All you had to do was tap the ice-bucket icon in the Uber app, and within minutes we delivered ice water, buckets, and a fresh t-shirt for FREE to anyone ready to take the plunge!
People from all over Dubai participated, including Out and About presenter Layne Redman, who got a surprise splash from his colleagues!
Thanks to everyone who participated, and helped raise awareness about ALS! Click here to learn more.
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.