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August 16, 2017

Solar Eclipse Shines Light on FedEx Customer

While tens of millions of people in North America will be looking up at the sky on Monday, Aug. 21, dozens of employees at American Paper Optics outside of Memphis have been heads down for years getting ready.

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August 10, 2017

‘Field in a Box™’ is a Game Changer for Underprivileged Youth

One year after FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children installed their first ‘Field in a Box™’, an artificial turf football (soccer) field delivered in two shipping containers to Cañada Real, an impoverished neighborhood near Madrid, the impact has been far reaching. “This football field has been a game changer for the young people of

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August 7, 2017

Newborns in Crisis: FedEx Operations Manager Fosters More Than 75 Critical Need Babies

FedEx operations manager Jim Madill and his wife Lisa give a whole new meaning to the term empty nest syndrome. Find out how.

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June 1, 2017

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.

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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, 2015

A Grand Carousel’s Second Act

One of the oldest, rarest and most famous hand-carved Dentzel carousels in the country lives in Memphis, TN. The “Grand Carousel” first began operating in 1909 and delighted children and families for almost 100 years. It last operated in a small amusement park in the heart of Memphis that closed in 2005. The Dentzel Carousel

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November 9, 2015

We See Engineers and Lawyers… Not Dropouts

Georgia’s high school graduation rate, like that of many states in the South, is lagging behind the national average. In fact, about a third of all students in Georgia drop out before earning their high school diploma. Instead of believing some kids will just fall through the cracks, FedEx team members in Atlanta see a

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October 16, 2015

FedEx Leads the Way on International Walk to School Day

Every day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured. With over 90,000 trucks on these roads, safety is of the utmost importance to FedEx. Over the last 16 years, more than 16,000 FedEx volunteers have teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide in ten countries to share road

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