mytaxi, Europe’s leading taxi e-hailing app has today announced a Remembrance Sunday promotion where the company will be matching any tips given to drivers across the UK through the app on Sunday 11th November.
All of the proceeds will be split between the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, which mytaxi has supported for a number of years and the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.
mytaxi is an app which enables licensed black cab drivers to connect with passengers in their area. They work closely with local taxi drivers to ensure mytaxi customers have the best possible experience and most importantly feel safe whilst travelling. mytaxi is available in seven cities across the UK; London, Edinburgh, Oxford, Brighton, Manchester, Reading and Nottingham.
Frances Luczyc Wyhowska, Vice-President at Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has said: “We are very grateful to mytaxi for their generosity. We have been supported by mytaxi for a number of years and their donations go towards helping the war disabled and veterans by providing entertainment and outings. The charity relies solely on donations and the money raised helps fund more outings and entertainment for our veterans.”
John H, a taxi driver from London said: “Driving around London on Remembrance Sunday you see so many people coming out to remember the fallen and respect the veterans. In our job we meet lots of veterans and hearing some of their stories is one of the best parts of my job. It’s an unwritten rule in the black taxi trade to always give veterans a free journey whenever we pick them up. It is a great gesture from mytaxi to tip match on Remembrance Day.”
David Savage, General Manager at mytaxi UK commented: “Remembrance Sunday is always a hugely important moment in the UK to give thanks to all who sacrificed in their service. As we mark the end of the WW1 centenary, this is even more poignant. We are pleased to be able to support Taxi Charity for Military Veterans and the great work they do, and we also wanted to extend our support to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.”