Social Responsibility Posts
September 25, 2015
“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
September 22, 2015
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
February 22, 2017
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
February 21, 2017
This month marks the 7th time the FedEx Panda Express has been called into service. Find out who was aboard the flight.
February 14, 2017
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
January 18, 2017
As an 18-year-old living in Boston, I embarked on a unique and life-changing mission.
January 10, 2017
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has a name that sounds like it could be a complex scientific concept, but it’s really not that complicated: CNG is primarily methane gas stored at high pressure. That’s it. Why do we care? We care because CNG can be used in the same place as gasoline, diesel, or propane, but
December 14, 2016
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
December 5, 2016
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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