Feb. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) released highlights of another year of strong corporate support for communities around the world in 2012. With more than $97.5 million in cumulative donations, the company also exceeded previous records for the overall volunteer hours documented by employees worldwide and the number of organizations served. Additionally, UPS continues to be one of United Way's largest contributors, donating more than $55 million in 2012 and stands alone in contributing more than $1 billion to the United Way over the past 30 years.
"We combine our philanthropy with the volunteer spirit and skills of UPS employees worldwide to create a unique and powerful way to positively impact and help save lives in our global communities," said Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation. "We are proud to give to a diverse array of programs, causes and organizations that reflect our values, strengths and the immediate needs of our communities - and we do so in a significant way."
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