Exclusive artwork for UPS Express boxes honors Latin and Hispanic-owned small businesses

Artist Mar Figueroa illustrates the unstoppable spirit of women entrepreneurs
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This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting the vibrant culture of the Latin and Hispanic community as part of our latest Proudly Unstoppable campaign. And we’re featuring globally renowned illustrator Mar Figueroa’s powerful artworkLa Montaña – the mountain – on UPS Express boxes through October. Grab yours while you can here!

The piece Mar illustrated for UPS represents the mindset that has helped so many Latin and Hispanic-owned small businesses succeed. “In La Montaña, the heroine stands at a colossal scale – ready,” Mar said. "She’s an embodiment of the awe-inspiring aspirations, entrepreneurship and workforce connected to the Latin American community. I hope that when people experience this campaign, they feel celebrated for their journey or inspired to take the first step.”  



Year-round support: Proudly Unstoppable is a campaign designed to amplify and uplift diverse small businesses and the communities they serve.Check out the Latin and Hispanic-owned SMBs we’re spotlighting this year here. 

In 2022, The UPS Foundation invested over $3 million to empower Hispanic communities, including organizations like Unidos US, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Inc. and Hispanic American Center for Economic Development. But our support doesn’t end there:  

  • Our employee-led Hispanic and Latino Business Resource Group, Crecer, includes 20 chapters with approximately 1,500 members.  
  • Since launching the Women Exporters Program, we’ve equipped Latin and Hispanic-owned andwomen-owned small businesses with the skills to grow and develop their companies’ export capabilities.
  • Hispanic and Latin Americans account for 18% of our U.S. talent base, laddering back to our goal of reflecting the communities we serve. 

Join us in celebrating Latin and Hispanic-owned businesses every time you ship by ordering our limited-edition UPS Express Box.

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