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September 25, 2015

Top Belle Cultivates Next Generation of Aviation Enthusiasts

“If we reach kids in middle school, we can provide mentorship and guidance to get them in the right classes to pursue a career in aviation or other technical field” Beth Rush has loved aviation as long as she can remember. Her mother, her first role model, was a computer programmer working on GE jet

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September 22, 2015

The Sweet Life – A Small Business Love Story

Entrepreneurs are quite often dreamers… As a kid, I usually finished my work early so there was a lot of time to daydream. Today, I still spend a lot of time imagining new worlds, it just so happens, that now, I have the vehicle of chocolate and a host of passengers that are eager to

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February 22, 2017

Dean Kamen Talks Robots, Mascots and Cheerleaders

The 2017 FIRST Robotics season is in action right now, as hundreds of thousands of students in over 80 countries show off their brain power. FIRST teaches kids to build robots, but in the process students and mentors learn about teamwork, creativity, and the spirit of innovation. FedEx has sponsored FIRST for 15 years, providing

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February 14, 2017

Helping the Homeless in Bogotá, Colombia

Padre Ramón Giraldo was dedicated to his parishioners in Bogotá, Colombia. In addition to healing their souls, he gave food to those in need. But the Padre noticed something. There was one group that came almost every day for meals. All of them were older or disabled and long forgotten by their families. They would

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January 18, 2017

Portrait of Success: Art Company Offers Hope to Homeless and Disabled Artists

As an 18-year-old living in Boston, I embarked on a unique and life-changing mission.

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December 14, 2016

USO Holiday Care Packages Hit the Deck & Deck the Halls

As a little girl, I grew up watching old WWII shows with my dad, like Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Baa Baa Black Sheep.  I recall telling him that I wish I could have been a boy, so I could fly planes like they did on TV.  I would thumb through my dad’s old

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December 5, 2016

Warming up for Winter: Supply Chain Redesign Results in Thousands More Coats for Kids

Brett Buckhold has purchased thousands of winter coats in the last ten years. It started with a phone call at work in 2006. At the time, Brett designed supply chains for large customers. “A guy I worked with in international sales asked if I could help Operation Warm, an organization that provides new winter coats

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November 30, 2016

Volunteer Effort Marks Largest Shoreline Cleanup in Canadian History

The effects of the magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 are still felt around the world. Hundreds of volunteers recently removed more than 85,000 lbs. of plastic, tires, boating gear and other garbage from the shores of Vancouver Island. Much of the debris washed up in the period following the disaster in

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November 10, 2016

Delivering Thanks 2016

We’re delivering thanks to some of our amazing team members who have gone above and beyond to help their neighbors in times of need. People First Philosophy | Lifesaving Actions | Going the Extra Mile | Commitment to Success People First Philosophy Daniel Andres – Wisconsin Military support receives national attention FedEx Ground Senior Human Resources Business

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November 10, 2016

Making the Holidays Special for Military Families, One Tree at a Time

For the 12th consecutive year, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation is joining forces with FedEx for special deliveries to America’s service members and their families through the Trees for Troops program. Thanks to the generosity of tree farmers across North America, more than 18,000 real Christmas trees will be donated and delivered to close to 65

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