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October 16, 2017

2017 FedEx Hurricane Relief Efforts

Stay up to date on our disaster relief shipments.

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September 8, 2017

How Direct Relief Turned a Refrigerator Into a Life Saver in Houston

When Dan Hovey arrived in Houston to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery work, he didn’t quite expect that he’d be shopping for an appliance. Yet, finding a refrigerator became the focus of one of the most impactful things that he did on day one. Without it, vital medicines (that must be kept cold) would have

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September 2, 2017

FedEx Donates and Delivers 10 Tons of Food to Houston in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

More than 20,000 meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) made their way to victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday.

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January 12, 2017

Brightening Lives, One Light At A Time

Anna and I started LuminAID after working on a project together in architecture school. It was just following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and we wanted to find a way to help communities struggling without electricity. Families were living in pitch-black tent cities, occasionally using candles for lighting which were prone to cause fires. Without

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October 19, 2016

FedEx Responds to Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

By Air, Land & Sea: See How Direct Relief Gets Aid Directly to Those in Need October 19, 2016 With many bridges washed out and roads destroyed, the ground transportation network in Haiti is severely damaged. Our friends at Direct Relief took immediate action and got creative to deliver relief supplies as soon as they

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August 30, 2016

An Ordinary Delivery Leads to an Extraordinary Moment

Find out how a small act of kindness on a routine delivery turned into a viral Facebook photo and forged a lifelong friendship.

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November 2, 2015

Delivering Thanks 2015

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. Lifesaving Actions | Going the Extra Mile | Helping Communities After Natural Disasters | Commitment to Success Team Members Perform Lifesaving Actions Eddy Dekker – Netherlands Eddy Dekker was driving his

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September 11, 2015

Devastation in Dominica Hits Home – a Personal Perspective

Some of my most vivid childhood memories are of a storm. I was three months shy of my 5th birthday, riding out Hurricane David on top of a kitchen table as torrential downpours filled the basement apartment where we had taken refuge. Our roof, like most, was gone, and that table was a life raft

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