Connected Communities

Connected Communities

UPS has a legacy of connecting and improving communities around the world. We collaborate with local and global government and non-profit partners to help create sustainable cities, and help people plan and prepare for unexpected events. We also bring relief when it matters most, offering logistics expertise, funds, and in-kind assistance to support those impacted by disaster.

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Content from this campaign

The Logistics of Relief
Esther Ndichu | UPS  From the air, Dadaab doesn’t appear — it slowly comes into focus. The huge empty expanse of red dust looks like a terracotta platter dotted with pepper. As you draw closer, the black specks grow and change color,...
Feb 19, 2015 4:00 PM ET
UPS Gives Back: UPS Road Code & Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
Road safety is an issue of concern for every parent. Teaching your children to drive and releasing him or her to the open road is a monumental moment. Fortunately, many teenage motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road. To address this issue we’ve developed the UPS Road Code program in partnership with...
Jan 14, 2015 4:00 PM ET
UPSer Tony Heath: A Heart of Gold
Each year, one UPS employee out of 400,000 is chosen as the company's global community service award winner. The UPS 2014 Jim Casey Community Service Award Winner is a man who has made serving people in need the focus of his life. His efforts are changing the lives around him.UPS is proud of its many employees...
Jan 8, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Your Wishes Delivered: A Veteran's Best Friend
"Nothing can prepare you to see the lives that get changed because of the gift of a dog." Shannon Walker (Founder & President) Northwest Battle Buddies in Battle Ground, Washington is a nonprofit organization that rehabilitates shelter dogs and trains them to be service dogs for U.S. veterans with P.T.S. –...
Jan 8, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Wishes Delivered: Books to Malawi
Mary Singletary, President of the U.S. National Council of Women, knows that one book has the power to change a multitude of lives. Her wish was to deliver schoolbooks to children in Malawi. She worked with UPS to equip these children with thousands of books—powerful tools to help change their lives for the better. ...
Jan 8, 2015 11:00 AM ET