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The UPS Foundation Fact Sheet

Abstract:

The UPS Foundation leads global citizenship programs for UPS. Its mission is to help build stronger and safer communities by combining strategic philanthropy with the volunteer power of UPSers.
Founded:
1951
President:
Eduardo Martinez
Corporate Office:
Atlanta, Georgia
2012 Charitable Contributions:
US$97.5 million

The Foundation focuses its efforts in four areas:

Community Safety:

We help make communities safer through our humanitarian relief activities and with the UPS Road Code™, our safe-driving training program.

Environmental Sustainability:

We seek to preserve and enhance the natural environment through our global forestry initiative and other activities.

Diversity:

Our grants to organizations that promote diversity help create opportunities and increase inclusion for underserved and under-represented members of our society.

Volunteerism:

We promote and facilitate the engagement of people who want to lend a helping hand to those in need.

The UPS Foundation 2011 Achievements and Highlights

  • Awarded grants to more than 4,200 non-profits, supporting communities where our employees live and work
  • Launched a multi-year Forestry Initiative,  providing US$1.3 million to support tree planting and reforestation projects around the world
  • Reached a new employee volunteer record, 1.6 million hours
  • Provided  US$6.4 million in humanitarian relief donations, the highest in company history
  • Provided a total of on US$2.7 million in in-kind transportation movements
  • Taught 1,800 young people safe driving skills in four countries (US, Germany, England, Canada)
  • Provided a total of US$3.7 million in environmental grants
  • Supported the United Way with US$52.1 million (includes $45.4 million in employee and retiree contributions) in the US, Canada and Mexico

For more information, contact:

404-828-7123

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