#SuitsforSession promotion results in over 4,000 donations
Tallahassee, your generosity is astounding. As our friends at Volunteer Florida sort through piles of donated clothing, one thing is clear—you love giving back to your community!
Our goal for #SuitsforSession was to combine the power of donating with the convenience of ordering a ride. Thanks to the overwhelming support, over 4,000 clothing donations will benefit local job-seekers as they engage with potential employers.
- Helped collect 4,023 donations of professional attire for local job-seekers.
- Donations recipients include Dress for Success Tallahassee, Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend, Florida Department of Education’s Division of Blind Services, and more!
- Over 100 bags of clothing were pick-up and delivered by Uber driver-partners.
- All 12 Gubernatorial Fellows volunteered to encourage agency participation.
- Volunteer Florida recruited 15 additional volunteers to provide assistance.
- Legislators, Capitol staff, state agencies, local non-profits, and many others contributed to the service project.
- #SuitsforSession was abuzz on Twitter – reaching over 350K on social.
- And 10 AmeriCorps members help sort through the donation items.
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.