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November 22, 2017

Inside Each Universal Yums Box is a Delicious Geography Lesson

Chewy, crispy, salty, or chocolatey – Universal Yums can get you just the flavor you’ve been dreaming about. The new business ships boxes of yummy snacks from a different country every month. Founders of the company, Monique and Eli, will help you explore some mouth-watering flavors from places like Germany, Israel, Japan, Turkey, and Russia.

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November 18, 2014

Shopping Small, Giving Back this Thanksgiving

This year, FedEx isn’t the only one preparing for a record-breaking holiday season – so too are our small business customers. In the run up to Thanksgiving – just days before Small Business Saturday – smaller food retailers are particularly busy as more and more Americans seek to add a unique twist to traditional Thanksgiving fare – adorning their tables with artisan sweets, meats and condiments.

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January 29, 2014

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Atlanta with Stop Hunger Now

On January 20th, 80 FedEx employees gathered in a warehouse in South Atlanta to package 20,088 meals through Stop Hunger Now, a global humanitarian aid organization aimed at ending hunger worldwide. In just two short hours these employees filled, weighed, sealed, and boxed thousands of bags containing a nutrient-rich mixture of rice, soy, and vegetables.

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June 3, 2013

FedEx Helps to Deliver a Healthier Future with Food & Friends for the Washington, D.C. Community

Recently, nearly 30 FedEx volunteers joined Food & Friends in Washington, D.C. to celebrate FedEx’s “40 years of delivering a better future.”  Through their nearly 90 hours of volunteer service that day, the volunteers were also able to ensure Food & Friends could keep our promise of providing specialized nutritious meals to our clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses.

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January 3, 2012

A gift for Freedom Service Dogs

Judy McMillan, from FedEx in Denver, wrote to our department to see if we could help in moving donated Purina pet foods for Freedom Service Dogs. It is within the city of Denver and the shelter did not have the capability of picking up the food, so FedEx came to the rescue. Here is Judy's thank you:

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November 22, 2011

FedEx Teams Up With the Washington Redskins to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner at FedExField

Today, 50 FedEx volunteers will bundle up and head to FedExField outside Washington, D.C.  But they aren’t going to watch a Redskins football game…  

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August 22, 2011

Horn of Africa food crisis: FedEx delivers food aid

In response to the famine in Somalia, yesterday FedEx & UNICEF delivered 91 metric tons of Food Aid to Nairobi via a Boeing 777F.A second shipment is scheduled to follow utilizing another 777F.- Learn more about UNICEF or the FedEx shipment -

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June 30, 2011

Steaks for Soldiers

If you ask Ralph Perkuhn, Senior Training Specialist for FedEx Express in the Western Region about his recent vacation, he will tell you he took a few days off in April to volunteer for the Steak Team Mission in Afghanistan. He will also humbly explain how this story is not about him. It’s about the marines. If these guys are willing to put their lives on the line for our country, Ralph and the other volunteers for the Steak Mission Team feel the least they can do- is to offer these soldiers with a “taste of home.”

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