Uber drivers to pick up food donations in Chicago area

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
FILE - This Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 file photo taken in Newark, N.J., shows smartphones displaying Uber car availability in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
FILE - This Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 file photo taken in Newark, N.J., shows smartphones displaying Uber car availability in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Uber is making it easy for you to make a donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

If you use Uber on Tuesday, the drivers will collect your food donations and drop them off at the food depository.

Last year, Uber drivers in Chicago collected 2,000 pounds of food.