Uber Hooks up with Pencils of Promise Multi City Challenge!
< We can rock your event too! > Uber is getting involved in making events around the city awesome and spicing up the local transportation options for your event’s attendees. If you’re involved with an organization planning an event, we’d love to be a part of your special night. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information around how we can be involved! Love, The Uber Team
You may have read that Uber was involved with the Samasource GiveWork Gala on Thursday night in downtown San Francisco. The event successfully raised the non-profit $171,000 & that was matched by an anonymous $100,000. Overall, an extraordinary night for the charity and we were honored to be a part of that .
This Saturday evening, we’re helping out another charity called Pencils of Promise, by providing discounted transportation to attendees. We’re stoked to be able to help such a cool, innovative, and impactful organization. We’re finding helping with events to be a fun (and sometimes truly rewarding) opportunity for us to provide quality service. Anyone who’s planned an event like this knows that it’s all about the details and we’re happy that we can help add some flavor to the ‘to & from’ travel!
Here’s a bit more info about the Pencils of Promise event (Sign up for the SF event here).
3 Philanthro Cities, 3 Parties, 1 Night, 1 Great Impact!
On Saturday, November 13th, Philanthro chapters in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego will hold their first tri-city event, supporting Pencils of Promise alongside with four other cities on the East Coast–Dallas, Denver, Boston and New York.
Come POP, rock, and dance with us to raise enough funding to build a school in a developing country. Be a part of Philanthro’s biggest party yet!
Join us at Azul in Union Square! Doors open at 10 p.m.
- Spend the night with fun young professionals in major cities across the golden coast!
- Food carts such as Adobo Hobo will be present!
- Opportunity to win major swag from silent auction. Items include Golden State Warriors tickets, Columbia Sportswear adventure pack, and $200 private upstairs party space at Bullitt, etc.
- 100% of net proceeds will benefit Pencils of Promise, who partner with local communities to build schools and increase educational opportunities in developing countries
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.