November 12, 2021
We are very pleased to announce that UPS has entered into a strategic partnership with Neighborhood Forest to help plant 50 million trees by 2030.
UPS has partnered with several tree-planting non-profits and initiatives to reach this goal. This latest partnership with Neighborhood Forest will focus on urban and residential tree-planting through the hands of children in diverse neighborhoods across the United States.
Neighborhood Forest plants tens of thousands of trees every year through the hands of children. Since 2010, we have reached over 100,000 families and planted over 50,000 (mostly urban and residential) trees through the hands of children in 35 states across the country. Our goal is to reach every child in America and eventually the world.
The UPS Foundation loves (and aligns with) the mission of Neighborhood Forest and has committed to give 5,000 children their very own tree to plant on Earth Day 2022.
“UPS is committed to making our planet greener, cleaner, and more beautiful. We love trees and we love planting them and seeing them grow. What better way to green our planet than through the hands of our precious children? We love the mission of Neighborhood Forest and are excited to partner with them to reach more children and communities all across the country. They have a 12-year track record of giving back through children and trees.”, said Joe Ruiz, Vice President of Social Impact at UPS.
“We are honored and delighted to be partnering with UPS to give more children the priceless experience of planting and watching trees grow. Together, we are going to reach every child in America and eventually the world. We are delighted to be part of this win / win partnership.”, said Vikas Narula, Founder of Neighborhood Forest.