The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, announced today it is providing support to preeminent relief organizations bringing life-saving supplies and services to areas in Australia, Puerto Rico and the Philippines impacted by wildfires, earthquakes and the eruption of the Taal Volcano.
Points of Light honors UPS for Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program, Global Volunteerism, Sustainability and Community Safety initiatives
June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today was named among the 2017 Civic 50 community-minded companies by the Points of Light organization. This marks the fourth year UPS has been recognized for its community engagement and philanthropic efforts.
Investing in the Enhancement of Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains in Africa and Around the World
ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - From imbedding its logistics experts with the United Nation’s agencies to vaccine tracking programs to drones delivering medical supplies, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), is taking on global humanitarian relief and community safety in a big way. This year, The UPS Foundation will award $14.1 million in grant funding and in-kind support to advance humanitarian relief and community safety initiatives around the world.
MONTRÉAL, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announced today that it is donating $50,000 to assist with the relief efforts in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. The funds will be distributed equally between two organizations – UNICEF and Americares, as each focuses its efforts on different areas of intervention. Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti earlier this month as a category four hurricane, resulting in extensive flooding and mudslides, damage to roads and infrastructure, and electricity and water shortages.
Company Collaborating with American Red Cross, CARE, Salvation Army, UNICEF and WFP to Provide Life Sustaining Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise
Atlanta, GA, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced more than USD $1 million in emergency funding and in-kind support to help response and recovery efforts following the destructive hurricane that recently ravaged Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
See what The UPS Foundation is doing to support communities around the world
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UPS founder Jim Casey established The UPS Foundation in 1951 with a mission to help build stronger and more resilient communities around the world. The Foundation's current philanthropic approach focuses on four areas that represent the purpose of our mission and reflect UPS's corporate values and expertise.
Company Collaborating with WFP, UNHCR, CARE, UNICEF, MedShare and the U.S. Ecuadorian Embassy to Provide Vital Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise
MIAMI, May 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced an initial cash and in-kind commitment of more than USD $500,000 to aid in response and recovery efforts following the destructive earthquake that struck Ecuador on April 16.
Company Increases Humanitarian Program 40% Worldwide
ATLANTA, March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - With the world refugee crisis growing and the risk of other humanitarian tragedy increasing, The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), will award the highest amount of grant funding and in-kind support ever to advance humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery programs. In addition, it will expand its support and expertise to help make roads safer around the world for drivers, passengers and pedestrians.