The UPS Foundation Commits US$3 Million to Gavi to Expand Innovative Last Mile Delivery Network and Bring Essential Vaccines to Children in Hardest to Reach Communities

The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced today a commitment of US$3 million in new funding and in-kind logistics support spanning two years, provided by UPS and The UPS Foundation to Gavi. The new support will enable Gavi to continue to strengthen supply chain networks that deliver life-saving vaccines to children in the world’s poorest countries, and expand coverage of essential childhood vaccines with the mission of eliminating childhood deaths from avoidable diseases. The UPS Foundation’s contribution of US$2 million…

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Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration with the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign have announced that the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013.  Walgreens hs also stated it hopes to provide 50 million additional vaccines by 2023. Through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program, which is currently in its seventh year, for every immunization administered at Walgreens, the company donates the value of a vaccine to the UN Foundation. During the 2019-2020 period, Walgreens…

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