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May 1, 2019

Salvation Army Uses New Vehicle Donation to Help Homeless and Disaster Victims

She calls herself Mama Rose. She had traveled to Colorado Springs for her brother’s funeral when she had an auto accident and didn’t have the extra cash for the repairs. Now she’s homeless, in a wheelchair, and first in line to thank volunteers from FedEx and Salvation Army for taking the time to serve a

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April 16, 2019

Caught in the Act…of Kindness

You probably saw the story on social media or the TV news. A driver for a FedEx Ground service provider’s random act of kindness was captured on video as he took time out of his day to shovel snow from the porch and sidewalk of a woman who’d recently lost her husband to cancer. He

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December 28, 2018

On the Road with FedEx: Feeder Planes on Nantucket

Go on the road around the small island of Nantucket, Massachusetts with FedEx courier Kevin O’Brien. Learn some of the secrets of how small FedEx Feeder planes help drivers like Kevin bring packages to remote places all over the world. Feeders make up 285 of the fleet of 675 aircraft in the FedEx fleet. Did

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November 8, 2018

Orbis Plane Brings Gift of Sight to 4-Year-Old Boy in Mongolia

In this video, follow a 4-year-old Mongolian boy home to his traditional ger (yurt) after a vision-saving surgery performed by Orbis on the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital. Orbis operates a donated former FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: a fully self-contained Flying Eye Hospital. The plane travels to some of

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October 30, 2018

FIRST Global brings Iceland, Zimbabwe, Nepal and many others together in World Robot Showdown

Watch as 193 robotics teams from almost every corner of the world converge on Mexico City for FIRST Global, an international robotics and technology event like no other.

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October 15, 2018

Amped Up: FedEx Electric Vehicles Spark Interest in China

New all-electric FedEx vehicles are now operating in 13 cities across China. Traffic restrictions limit vehicle access to parts of some Chinese cities, but electric vehicles are allowed in those places. Jason Wang, Operations Manager, FedEx Express in Beijing told us, “Due to traffic restrictions, we have to stop some petrol vehicles in station. But

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