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 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.
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.
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!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
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
On Friday, January 24, enter promo code HOCKEYFAN into your app and request BLACKHAWKS at 1pm for your chance to be picked up in an Uber driven by Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling.