Uber Gives Back
Since launching in Atlanta just over three years ago, we’ve been welcomed and continuously inspired by this city. We’ve worked hard to live up to our commitment of celebrating the city we call home by helping to better connect our communities, empowering local entrepreneurs, becoming a part of the cultural landscape, and partnering with local entities to help improve city life.
To help senior citizens with limited access to transportation, driver partners volunteered by delivering 50 meals throughout the city. Driver partners and employees who were not out making deliveries were in the kitchen prepping more than 600 meals to be delivered later in the week. Learn how you can volunteer with Meals on Wheels Atlanta.
Driver partners and Uber employees showed up to provide some much needed work at the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s community garden. More than 4 rows of kale were planted and 3 trenches dug to help prep for the next season of harvesting. Learn how you can volunteer with Atlanta Community Food Bank.
As the largest shipper of books to the entire continent of Africa, the Atlanta-based non-profit, Books for Africa, is always in need of help getting books prepped and sorted to send to countries in need. During Uber Gives Back, more than 4,200 books were sorted and packaged to be sent abroad. Learn how you can volunteer with Books for Africa.
Trees Atlanta works to protect our city’s precious greenery. Uber Gives Back volunteers worked with arbolists to identify and get rid of more than a truck full of invasive plants that threaten Atlanta natural greenery. Learn how you can volunteer with Trees Atlanta.
Our furry friends at the Atlanta Humane Society needed an extra hand making sure that their living spaces were in tip top condition. Driver partners and employees deep cleaned more than 40 living areas for cats and dogs during Uber Gives Back. Learn how you can volunteer with Atlanta Humane Society.
It doesn’t stop here. We’re always looking for ways to leverage our operations and platform to tackle some of the city’s most pressing challenges with innovative solutions that will help Atlanta continue to grow and flourish. It has been an incredible ride so far.
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.