Ride For A Cause This Memorial Day

In celebration of Memorial Day, we’re teaming up with Meals on Wheels. For every uberX trip taken on Memorial Day with promo code MEMORIALCHI, $1 will be donated to Meals on Wheels Chicago — that means your efforts can help support home-bound veterans, senior citizens and people with disabilities, allowing them to continue to live independently in their own homes.

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This Memorial Day we’re paying tribute to the stories of the Veterans who we are proud to call our partners. We’d like to take a moment to thank these partners for their service and their positive impact on our city.


Ozell HickmanOzell Hickman Jr.

Years of Service: 1969-1988

Ozell spent 18 years in the United States Marine Corps, serving two tours in Vietnam. During his service, Ozell worked on planes (more specifically, the A6 and A4 models) and was also a Blue Angels crew member. More recently, he’s been serving up some pretty tasty meals while working as a chef in several steakhouses around Chicago. Thanks for your many years of service, Ozell.


Jesus RamirezJesus Ramirez

Years of Service: 2008-2014

For six years, Jesus served in the United States Marine Corps. Much of his time was spent deployed across the globe – including his favorite location, Peru. After leaving the Marine Corps in January, he applied to become a partner driver for uberX. We’re proud to call him a partner!


Walter Brown Jr.Screen Shot 2014-05-20 at 11.17.44 AM

Years of Service: 1989-1998

While serving in the United States Army for nine years, Walter was deployed during Operation Desert Storm.  During his time in the Army, Walter traveled across the United States, worked building satellite towers and even got married!  He is currently in school as a radiology student while also driving uberX. We salute you, Walter!



1. Download the Uber app

2. Enter promo code MEMORIALCHI and we’ll donate $1 to Meals on Wheels Chicago.

3. Ride for a cause!

*Code expires on May 26, 2014 at 11:59PM


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