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Samantha Josephson

On March 29, 2019, our Daughter, Samantha Josephson, a 21 year old senior at the University of South Carolina, was kidnapped and murdered when she was targeted by a fake Uber driver.  Immediately following this unfathomable tragedy, we set out to educate others on the importance of Rideshare Safety so that no other family would have to suffer this kind of loss.   

#WHATSMYNAME Foundation was established in honor of our Daughter, Samantha Josephson.  

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FOUNDATION

EVENTS

Tickets to our Annual Event are still available online

or at the Birchwood Manor! 

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COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD!

What's My Name Foundation is proud to receive NASPA’s Campus Safety & Violence Prevention Community Partner Award. Thank you!

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NEWS

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New Jersey State PBA and Walmart Team To Support New, #WHATSMYNAME Foundation Initiative Aimed to Launch Massive Safety Campaign in New Jersey

Atlantic City, NJ (November 14, 2023) -- In March 2019, New Jersey resident Samantha Josephson was kidnapped and murdered near the University of South Carolina by an individual impersonating a Rideshare service driver. In the aftermath of this tragedy, Josephson’s family created the #WHATSMYNAME Foundation to provide education on essential ride service safety. A key focus is reminding passengers to always confirm that their driver is legitimate by asking
“What’s my name?” before entering the vehicle.

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PSA'S

Graham Gano, Kicker
NY Giants

Parents of Samantha Josephson push education of rideshare safety as 4th annual 5K is underway

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OUR MISSION

Since the death of our Daughter, we have been on a mission to educate the world about the importance of Rideshare Safety. 

 

Seymour & Marci Josephson

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!

Fox and Friends #WHATSMYNAME Foundation

Thanks to Fox & Friends Weekend for helping us to educate the world on the importance of Rideshare Safety!

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AMAZON, UBER & LYFT SUE

Uber and Lyft are joining forces with Amazon in a lawsuit targeting the alleged sale of counterfeit LED window signs bearing the logos of the rideshare rivals.

The companies sued Gary Hutton of Torrance, Calif., and his company, Huttronics LLC, in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Monday on claims of trademark infringement, false advertising, and violations of the Washington Consumer Protection Act — seeking an injunction and financial damages.

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hulu series

There is a new series just released on Hulu called "Death In The Dorms" that features a dedicated episode on our Daughter, Samantha.

Why do we continue to tell Samantha's story? So that no other family has to experience our pain. We hope that with every program like this, we can help educate the public on the importance of Rideshare Safety and in turn, save precious lives.

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RIDESHARE SAFETY

& FOUNDATION NEWS

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RIDESHARE SAFETY REPORTS;
UBER & LYFT


UBER REPORTED 

9805 SEXUAL ASSAULTS
(2017-2020)

LYFT REPORTED 
4158 SEXUAL ASSAULTS 
(2017-2019)

UBER DISCLOSED 
391 
RAPE REPORTS
20 FATALITIES FROM
PHYSICAL ASSAULTS
 
(2019-20)


 

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RIDESHARE RESOURCES

RIDESHARE

SAFETY TIPS

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MUNICIPALITIES

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SCHOOLS

RIDESHARE SAFETY ALLIANCES

ALLIANCE OPPORTUNITIES

If you are an organization that is interested in becoming an Alliance Partner of #WHATSMYNAME Foundation, please contact us! 

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#WHATSMYNAME Industry Education

INDUSTRY EVENTS &
CONFERENCES

Seymour Josephson Robbinsvile High Scho

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Make a Donation to #WHATSMYNAME

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"I want to start by saying how incredibly sorry I am that something this tragic happened to your daughter and family. As a young woman, I constantly worry about my safety- especially alone in an Uber. Your daughter lives on through you all and this organization you started is keeping millions of people safe. Thank you, and know that you have so many people praying for you."
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