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Textile donations made easier than ever with Uber

In January 2016, Uber and RedCross Australia collaborated for a campaign to collect and regift unwanted Christmas presents and secondhand clothing and accessories. In nine cities across the country, UBER driver-partners collected unwanted gifts, or pre-loved clothing and accessories, on demand, at the touch of a button. How did it work? The directions were as follows: - Bag the clothing and gifts you’re willing to donate - Open your Uber app between 11am and 4pm on Sunday 31 January - Slide across to the ‘CLOTHING DRIVE‘ option in the app, and ‘Request’ - An Uber will arrive to collect your items and drop-off your donation at a local Red Cross Shop – free of charge. In May of the same year Uber NY and Goodwill US collaborated to launch a similar 'Springclean' service.