UPS Pledges US$1 Million for Japan Earthquake Relief
UPS Operations Remain Affected
Atlanta - Following Fridayís 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan, The UPS Foundation has pledged $1 million in relief for earthquake victims there. The funds will be used for in-kind transportation of emergency supplies, trained humanitarian logistics personnel, and financial support. UPS is coordinating with its existing relief agency partners, including the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, to determine their needs.
UPS has resumed operations in Japan but some areas still have limited service. Detailed service updates are on www.ups.com. UPS has temporarily suspended service in Northern, Eastern and parts of Central Japan.
Questions about individual packages can be directed to 1-800-782-7892.
Those interested in making cash donations to assist relief efforts in Japan are asked to visit the AidMatrix Foundation, the American Red Cross or The Salvation Army.
To learn more about UPSís Global Humanitarian Efforts, visit our media kit.
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