Humanitarian Relief

The UPS Foundation Contributes an Initial $500,000 in Funding and Logistics Support for Relief Efforts in Australia, Puerto Rico and The Philippines

Press Release

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.  

UPS Recognized As Top Community-Minded Company On 2017 Civic 50 List

Points of Light honors UPS for Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program, Global Volunteerism, Sustainability and Community Safety initiatives
Press Release

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.

The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety

Investing in the Enhancement of Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains in Africa and Around the World
Press Release

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.

Gildan Donates to Humanitarian Relief Efforts in Haiti

Press Release

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. 

UPS Mobilizes Global Logistics Network for Hurricane Matthew with $1 Million in Financial and In-Kind Support

Company Collaborating with American Red Cross, CARE, Salvation Army, UNICEF and WFP to Provide Life Sustaining Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise
Press Release

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.

The UPS Foundation

See what The UPS Foundation is doing to support communities around the world
Multimedia with summary

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.

To learn more, visit ups.com/sustainability

Getting Life-Saving Medicines . . . from a Drone

How global collaboration makes the impossible, possible.
Blog

Kevin Etter | UPS 

Moz Siddiqui | Gavi

The Rwandan government will soon use drones to deliver life-saving blood supplies and rabies vaccine to health workers in the western half of the East African country.

The effort is part of an innovative collaboration between Zipline, a California-based robotics company; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and UPS. The partnership could help save lives around the world.

UPS Taps Its Global Network To Provide Financial And Logistics Support To Aid Ecuador Earthquake Recovery

Company Collaborating with WFP, UNHCR, CARE, UNICEF, MedShare and the U.S. Ecuadorian Embassy to Provide Vital Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise
Press Release

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.

The UPS Foundation Commits $14 Million to Support Community Safety Programs

Company Increases Humanitarian Program 40% Worldwide
Press Release

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.

TED@UPS: The Key to Solving Hunger

How can we get food to the 800 million hungry people in the world?
Blog

Esther Ndichu | UPS 

Summary:

Pages

Subscribe to Humanitarian Relief