Uber Donates 3,500 Meals to Cooper University Health Care Staff

Camden, NJ – As a way to thank healthcare workers on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber is donating 3,500 free meals to employees at Cooper University Health Care.

Cooper employees will receive a promo code they can use to receive a free meal up to $25 on the Uber Eats app or through the Uber Eats website for an estimated value of more than  $87,000 total.

“We are most thankful for this generous donation,” said Robert A. Ortiz, Jr., J.D., Interim Director & Vice President of Development for The Cooper Foundation.  “This is a perfect example of how corporations and businesses are supporting our healthcare workers, and I thank Uber for their incredible partnership and willingness to supply a free meal to those who are working around the clock at Cooper.”

“We’re proud to play a small role in supporting the courageous frontline healthcare workers at Cooper University Health Care and first responders fighting the COVID-19 epidemic across New Jersey. All of us are in this fight together,” said De’Shawn Wright, Senior Manager for Public Policy at Uber.  

The 3,500 free meals is part of Uber’s larger commitment to provide 10 million rides and food deliveries to healthcare workers, seniors, and people in need.

The Cooper Foundation established a COVID-19 Assistance Fund in response to numerous requests to support Cooper University Health Care during the pandemic.

To learn more about the COVID-19 Assistance Fund, please visit foundation.cooperhealth.org/covid-19. To make a donation of critically needed PPE supplies, please email COVID19Assistance@cooperhealth.edu

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