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September 22, 2015

FedEx Cares Week: Volunteerism on a Personal Level

This post was written by Jessica Patrick, FedEx Sales team member in Florida. My mother passed away in February 2014 while I was on maternity leave. My mom was a huge supporter of all foundations involving children in our community. She would attend many galas and events so she could donate for the children. Around

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September 21, 2015

FedEx Uses Healthcare Credentials to Enable World Para-cycling Success in Switzerland

[Auf Deutsch] Road cycling is a sport that has grown hugely in popularity in recent years, with over 121 TV stations globally covering the 2015 Tour de France and an estimated 3.9 billion viewers worldwide for the race. And with racing cyclists covering distances of hundreds of kilometres against backdrops of stunning vistas and negotiating

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April 24, 2017

FedEx Team Members Get the Dirt on Spring Cleaning

FedEx team members are out and about this spring helping to make our local communities healthier, cleaner places to live and work.

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April 6, 2017

Programming the Future

In 1989, Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and the portable insulin pump, generated new opportunities for students ages 6 to 18 years-old with this forward-thinking idea: “To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” Putting young people

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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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