Uber DC Salutes Our Veterans
From San Diego to Hampton Roads, Uber is proud to partner with men and women across the US who have selflessly served our country. As a way to honor Uber DC veteran partners today and every other day of the year, we’ve spruced up each and every veteran partner photos to include an American Flag icon. The next time you request and see an American Flag logo on your driver’s photo, we hope you will take a moment to join us in saying “thank you.”
There are hundreds of service members partnering with Uber and moving riders around our city every day. We’d like to introduce you to one of them.
Despite applying and interviewing for numerous federal/state and private employment initiatives for my demographic, I still found myself unemployed. Uber has proven to be an efficient, reliable, and flexible partner. I am grateful for this opportunity and the income that it has provided for my family. It allows me to make my own hours and be available for my children as my spouse serves in the Navy. This is a non-traditional opportunity that is rare to come by.
Many service members have partnered with Uber to help with their transition back to civilian life. As a result, Uber recently launched UberMILITARY, our new initiative to introduce service members, veterans, and military spouses to Uber, empowering them as entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior headed back to campus this fall, one thing is certain—you’ll need to eat. And there is nothing worse than being limited to questionable cafeteria food or taking a chance on expired leftovers in the back of the fridge. The best news? UberEATS is expanding to 30+ major college campuses by the end of the year, from Penn State to LSU to Boise State. Since we want you to focus on what you love about college and not worry about your next meal, we’re predicting the 5 times you’ll need to order UberEATS this semester.
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.
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.