UPS Dispatches First U.S. Red Cross Logistics Action Team
UPS Volunteers Serving Disaster Victims Around the World
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta - May 9, 2011 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) has activated its newly-created Logistics Action Teams (LAT) to support the American Red Cross's relief efforts for victims of the recent tornadoes in the southeastern United States.
Additionally, the company pledged an additional $100,000 to its original $500,000 commitment to the American Red Cross and made a $50,000 contribution to the Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter of the Red Cross, also earmarked for emergency relief for tornado victims.
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