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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

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

March 20, 2017

Community Work Leads Transgender FedEx Team Member To White House

When people meet FedEx SmartPost manager Jesse White, they see an African-American man—not a man who was born female. Being transgender means a person’s gender identity, or internal sense of being a man or a woman, differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate. When people make changes to match the way

December 28, 2016

One Mile Walk Turns into 104 Marathons

Determined to lose weight, FedEx Ground team member Kyle Atkins transformed himself into the Marathon Man. Find out how.

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

December 6, 2016

FedEx Accountant Braves the Wilderness on History Channel’s “Alone”

Britt Ahart took his love for the outdoors to the next level when he recently participated in a survival reality show.

November 30, 2016

Real Life Castaway: FedEx Pilot Survives 20 Hours in the Ocean

It was June 1, the first day of grouper season, and FedEx Pilot Bill Durden was out fishing.  He quickly landed two large groupers and was enjoying a beautiful day 25 miles from shore in the Gulf of Mexico. Moments later he found himself in the water, without a life jacket, watching his boat quickly motor away from

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

October 3, 2016

More Than 15,000 Backpacks and Strollers Delivered to Child Refugees

Update:  As the global refugee crisis continues, FedEx team members in the Netherlands have continued to collect needed supplies for children who have been affected by the war.  What started as donations of backpacks filled with toys has now expanded to include baby strollers – something many refugee parents have gone without.  Working with the

September 29, 2016

A Man with a Mammogram: Pilot Shares Struggle with Breast Cancer

FedEx pilot Mac Holmes found out he had cancer in 2012. It was the type of cancer he had that shocked him the most.