Take Rides, Give Back

Being part of a community means giving back.

For over a year, Uber has been connecting riders with safe and reliable rides in Santa Barbara. In that short time, we’ve integrated ourselves as part of the community and are proud to have formed strong relationships not only with our partner drivers and riders, but also with local businesses and organizations.

As we continue to foster relationships, Uber SB is actively looking for ways to creatively address community needs by using Uber’s technology, brand and social networks. We call this effort Uber Impact.

This holiday season, as part of our Uber Impact campaign, we’re partnering with local non-profit, Unity Shoppe, to collect canned goods to support the local community.

Starting Monday, November 10th through Friday, November 21st, people looking for a ride in Santa Barbara can also bring canned goods on their trip. Uber driver partners will be collecting these canned goods and dropping them off at a number of designated businesses throughout the city.  All canned goods will be go to fill the Unity Shoppe pantry just in time for Thanksgiving.

Our driver partners will also be helping support the food drive efforts of the Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast by loading up their cars at participating grocery stores and dropping off food at the Food Bank throughout the day Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd.

As you head out, think about grabbing any extra canned food before you hop in your Uber!


Take Rides, Give Back,

Team Uber SB


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