Take a trip and support Special Olympics Chicago

February 28, 2017 / Illinois

In celebration of the Chicago Polar Plunge and in support of Special Olympics Chicago, enter code POLARPLUNGE17 into your app and take a trip this weekend (Saturday 3/4 and Sunday 3/5). Uber will donate $1 to Special Olympics Chicago for every rider who enters the code and takes a trip.

The Polar Plunge is an unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a dip into Illinois’ frigid winter waters. All proceeds collected by Uber riders and the plungers benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Chicago.


How It Works:

  1. Enter promo code POLARPLUNGE17 into the ‘Payment’ section of your Uber app by tapping the three lines in the upper left-hand corner.
  2. Take a trip in Chicago anytime on Saturday or Sunday (3/4 – 3/5).
  3. Uber will donate $1 for every rider who enters the code and takes a trip.
  4. Uber’s $1 donation to Special Olympics Chicago will not be charged to the rider.

More about the Chicago Polar Plunge:

This is the 17th annual Chicago Polar Plunge. Last year, more than 5,000 people jumped into Lake Michigan to support Special Olympics. This year, a team of employees from Uber’s Chicago office will be taking the plunge together on Sunday. Whether you are taking the full plunge, dipping a toe in, or donating a $1 when you take a trip, you’re making a difference in the lives of these amazing athletes.