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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Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline
US, Atlanta and Kigali, Rwanda, October 14, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Today, Rwandan President Paul Kagame launched the world’s first national drone delivery service during a ceremony in the country’s centrally located Muhanga District. Starting today, the Rwandan government will begin using drones to make up to 150 on-demand, emergency deliveries per day of life-saving blood to 21 transfusing...
Oct 14, 2016 10:00 AM ET
UPS To Hold More Than 300 Global Volunteer Events Worldwide
Atlanta, October 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- During October, nearly 20,000 UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees on five continents around the world will participate in the company’s 14th annual Global Volunteer Month. Employees are expected to donate 325,000 volunteer hours to more than 300 community service events taking place across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent...
Oct 3, 2016 8:25 AM ET
The UPS Foundation
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...
Aug 29, 2016 1:00 PM ET
The UPS Foundation to Award More Than $ 7.4 Million to Promote Diversity & Inclusion in Communities Around the World
June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today, The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $ 7.4 million in global diversity and inclusion grants to 36 different organizations....
Jun 23, 2016 10:10 AM ET
UPS Creates Global Partnership with Zipline and Gavi to Transform Delivery of Humanitarian Aid and Life-Saving Vaccines with Drones
May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The UPS Foundation (NYSE: UPS) today announced a partnership with Zipline, a California­-based robotics company, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to explore using drones to transform the...
May 9, 2016 10:45 AM ET