Highway to Help

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

Now, the top shipping story of the last 10 years on uShip – uShip partners with PETA to rescue animals from the Louisiana BP oil spill! Let’s face it – who doesn’t love a story about animals being rescued? Here’s the high-level details: 27 Cats 2 Dogs 17 Hours in…Read more

Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief: “Highway to Help” Offers Free Hauling Services

Announcement for all carriers, owner-operators, relief workers and volunteers: As our neighbors in Oklahoma continue disaster response efforts, we’d like to highlight the Highway to Help charitable hauling program available NOW on uShip.com. Highway to Help connects people directly with carriers that can move large shipments for FREE or low…Read more

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

Urgent West, Texas Disaster Relief: uShip Collecting Donations In Downtown Austin

In wake of the West, Texas plant explosion last night, uShip is collecting donations at our office building in Downtown Austin at 205 Brazos Street. Immediate donations can be dropped off at our building until 7:30 pm today, April 18, and again tomorrow from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here…Read more

Hurricane Sandy: uShip’s ‘Highway to Help’ and Avoiding a ‘Second Wave Disaster’

Hurricane Sandy: uShip’s ‘Highway to Help’ and Avoiding a ‘Second Wave Disaster’

UPDATE: uShip now has 6 urgent shipments of relief supplies headed to the NY/NJ coastal areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. If you can help haul these shipments, please email us at highwaytohelp@uship.com or find these shipments under the “Charitable” category on uShip.com/Find. When we encounter disasters like Hurricane Sandy that devastated much of…Read more

Highway to Help: uShip Carrier StreetShip Hauls for a Great Cause

Highway to Help: uShip Carrier StreetShip Hauls for a Great Cause

As part of uShip’s “Highway to Help” charitable shipment program, non-profits and charities can often locate low or no-cost transport services on uShip. Among uShip’s network of thousands of carriers, many are willing to haul for deserving charities at little or no charge. Today we were delighted to find out…Read more

Austin Fires: Help on Wheels Provides Assistance to Wildfire Victims

Austin Fires: Help on Wheels Provides Assistance to Wildfire Victims

As wildfires continue to burn in Central Texas, uShip’s Help on Wheels sprang into action today to help families in a time of crisis. A team of uShippers helped move furniture and personal belongings to temporary housing in the Austin area…

Austin Fires: Charitable Horse Transport through uShip

Austin Fires: Charitable Horse Transport through uShip

Right now over 60 wildfires are burning in Central Texas, displacing tens of thousands of people in  the Austin area and devouring hundreds of homes, even killing two.  As the headquarter city of uShip, naturally we’re concerned for our fellow Austinites, including one of our own uShip team members who…Read more

‘Highway to Help’ Charitable Shipment Program Available in Wake of Joplin Disaster

‘Highway to Help’ Charitable Shipment Program Available in Wake of Joplin Disaster

All of us at uShip have been saddened to hear of the recent tornado devastation that swept through Joplin, Mo., not to mention the string of tornadoes and floods that have displaced people in other parts of the country. Often one of the missing links of recovery is transport into…Read more

Help on Wheels Delivers Mad Men Auction Items

Help on Wheels Delivers Mad Men Auction Items

Help on Wheels, uShip’s charity delivery vehicle, recently returned to Austin after nearly a month on the road. The Help on Wheels team traveled throughout the Southwest US and California, delivering items free of charge from the set of Mad Men’s first three seasons to winning eBay auction winners. uShip…Read more

The Ultimate Office Move: uShip Provides Free Shipping for MAD MEN Charity Auction

The Ultimate Office Move: uShip Provides Free Shipping for MAD MEN Charity Auction

Shipping home and office furniture is always a challenge, even for award-winning TV shows. This month, uShip is partnering with AMC to provide free shipping for vintage furniture and memorabilia from Mad Men, the hit show about 1960’s advertising moguls. Iconic 1960’s-era items from Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning drama MAD…Read more