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June 5, 2017
There’s a photo on the front of my bike this week. It’s a picture of my old friend Scott. Scott Chirila was my wife’s best friend in high school. He was sharp, funny, and one of the nicest people I have ever met. Throughout high school, everyone thought Scott and my wife Gayle would end
June 1, 2017
It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.
April 24, 2017
FedEx team members are out and about this spring helping to make our local communities healthier, cleaner places to live and work.
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
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
November 30, 2016
The effects of the magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 are still felt around the world. Hundreds of volunteers recently removed more than 85,000 lbs. of plastic, tires, boating gear and other garbage from the shores of Vancouver Island. Much of the debris washed up in the period following the disaster in
August 16, 2016
More than 200 interns from FedEx, AutoZone and First Tennessee contributed more than 500 hours of community service in one day to preserve and protect vital community assets in Memphis. Through the 901 Interns in Action event, three of the biggest companies in the city provided manpower to support a host of local non-profit organizations,
November 16, 2015
On a bright, crisp, fall day the light goes on in a first time visitor’s mind: “Oh! So…for birds, this place is like the rest areas that we have on the freeway? I get it now. They must have places like this along their way or they’ll run out of energy.” A ranger responds, “And