UPS and the UPS Foundation have announced eighteen grants totaling more than $5.5 million to organizations working to promote community safety through humanitarian relief efforts and road-safety initiatives.
In support of humanitarian relief, the foundation awarded grants to several organizations, including the American Red Cross, CARE USA, the Salvation Army, and UNICEF. Organizations that received grants in support of road safety included the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, United Nations Decade of Action, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. in Germany, and UK Youth.
"UPS and the UPS Foundation are committed to promoting safety and prosperity by supporting organizations that champion a variety of community safety initiatives," said UPS Foundation president Eduardo Martinez. "We are honored to apply our knowledge and command of logistics to help others prepare for the unknown and create safer roads and communities."