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June 14, 2011
This spring it has been my privilege to help organize urban conservation projects for FedEx volunteers in Boston, MA and Orange County, CA. The actual service projects and their geographic locations couldn’t have been more different, but the commitment and spirit of our FedEx volunteers was exactly the same on both coasts.
June 9, 2011
This year marks the 29th anniversary of The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, which benefits the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Last year The Scooper Bowl raised almost $300,000 for this important cancer research and treatment of both children and adults, and this year we hope to break the all-time record of $350,000 raised a few years ago.
April 30, 2009
What better way could you find to celebrate Earth Day than to spend a beautiful spring day outdoors making a difference at a beloved New England institution? Almost 40 FedEx team members in Boston did just that when they volunteered at the Green Apple Festival Volunteer Action at the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA on April 17.
February 13, 2009
America is known as the land of plenty. But for 1 in 8 Americans, hunger is a reality. Over the past year, food banks have struggled with a drop in donations while demand has increased by 30%. A recent study found that 36 million Americans, including 12 million children, are living on the brink of hunger and many people who once donated to food banks now find themselves on the receiving end of food bank services.
January 6, 2009
A heavy snowstorm and bitter cold did not deter thousands of revelers from celebrating the New Year at First Night Boston, a city-wide celebration of community, diversity and the arts in downtown Boston. The celebration is the oldest First Night program in the country and a beloved Boston tradition. It featured over 1,000 artists, 200 exhibitions, the FedEx Family Festival, a Mardi Gras style Grand Procession and fireworks on Boston Common.