UPS Foundation Donates $15000 to St Josephs Childrens Home

Recently St Joseph’s Childrens Home were blessed with a donation of $15000.00, which is R195 915.00, from the UPS foundation.

UPS Foundation hands over check
From Left to Right: Rita Pretorius (Branch Manager – Cape Town); Thea Patterson (Director of St. Joseph’s Home) and Edwin Marcus (Operations Clerk, who together with Chantal Young (not in the picture), nominated St. Joseph’s Home as their charity of choice)

About the UPS Foundation

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of pakages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficient manage the world of business. Since it’s founding in 1907, UPS has built a legacy as a caring and responsible corporate citizen, supporting programs that provide long-term solutions to community needs.

UPS founder Jim Casey established the UPS Foundation in 1951 with a mission to help build stronger and more resilient communitites around the world. And that’s exactly what we’ve been doing for more than 60 years now. The UPS Foundation leads it’s global citizenship programs and is responsible for facilitating community involvement to local, national, and global communities. In 2014, we invested nearly 1.9 million volunteer hours, UPS and it’s employees, active and retired, invested more than $110 million in charitable giving around the world.

To us, giving means more than writing a check. It means combining employees’ skill, passion and time with our logistics expertise, transportation assets and charitable donations* to make a measurable difference in society.

As our communities continue to grow and evolve, so do we.

Visiting the wards
Visiting the wards