UPS Leads Cooperative Tree Planting Effort

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UPS Leads Cooperative Tree Planting Effort

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 9:15am

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As reported by By BEN BAUGH of the Aiken Standard

A collective effort on Friday afternoon will make an area on the corner of Morgan Street and Barnwell Avenue a more beautiful place because a community cared.

The United Parcel Service partnered with Mead Hall, the Salvation Army and Town Place Suites in Aiken to plant 30 trees – 15 black gums and 15 Eastern redbuds.


The UPS Foundation has a mission to plant 1 million trees, and 30 of those were awarded to Aiken, said Simone Shepherd, UPS brokerage manager.

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About The UPS Foundation

The UPS Foundation, which is responsible for facilitating community involvement to local, national and global communities, has led UPS's corporate citizenship efforts for more than 60 years. In 2010, UPS and its employees, active and retired, invested more than $95 million in charitable giving around the world. The UPS Foundation can be found on the web at To learn about UPS's sustainability program and commitment to the environment, go to

Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Aiken | South Carolina | UPS Foundation | community | tree planting

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