#UberSANTA Brings Holiday Joy to Costa Rican Non-profit for Children

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    On December 12th and 13th, Uber will be gathering toys for Aldeas Infantiles SOS Costa Rica.

    From 10am until 4pm this weekend, you can request a free Uber car to pick up your holiday donation from wherever you are in the Central Valley.

    Accepted gifts include:

    • sports balls
    • Legos
    • board games
    • bikes & scooters
    • make-up
    • dolls
    • rollerblades & rollerskates
    • headphones
    • USB memory sticks

    Items must be new, in original packaging. Beneficiaries are between 3 and 18 years old, thus Aldeas Infantiles SOS requests that you do not include gifts war or military toys.

    How to Participate

    1. Buy a gift, but don’t wrap it!
    2. Open your Uber app and request an UberSANTA by sliding the icon to “UberSANTA.”
    3. A collaborating partner will arrive at your door to collect the gifts.
    4. Give the gift to the driver (cash donations are not accepted).
    5. All set! Your gift will be delivered to Aldeas Infantiles SOS without any additional cost to you.

    About Aldeas Infantiles SOS

    Aldeas Infantiles SOS is a non-profit organization that helps children and youth in need. They provide protection and psychological services for children who have been neglected or abused (either physically or verbally) by their biological parents or relatives. In addition to ensuring the children’s placement in a caring family, Aldeas Infantiles also makes sure they are receiving proper education, food, recreation and behavioral development.

    Their work extends to 133 countries and territories and falls under the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child.

    Earn TWO Free Rides

    If you haven’t already signed-up for an Uber account, you may use the code UBERSANTACRICA to earn two free rides of up to ₡5,000. Credit will expire on February 1, 2016.

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