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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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March 27, 2019

Delivering Hope to Abandoned Puppies

“At first I just thought someone was littering,” says Ramon Hill. The FedEx Express courier, a 23-year veteran at the company, was making his usual rounds on a rainy December day through the Dallas metro area, about midway through his 10-hour shift. Ahead of him in the gloom, he saw a black pickup truck. The

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March 26, 2019

FedEx Takes to the Road to Fight #1 Killer of Youth Worldwide

Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide. These crashes kill more than 500 children every day and injure tens of thousands more. According to data recently published by the World Health Organization, globally, more than 1.35 million people are killed each year and as many

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March 1, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Delivers Possibilities to Girls in South Africa, with help from FedEx

“I lost it.  I mean, I couldn’t believe it.” That’s how 24 year-old Slee (short for Slindokuhle Accurate Mathebula) says she felt the moment she got the news that she had been accepted into the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG).  Competition is keen for admission to the prestigious school which opened its doors

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December 21, 2018

Santa’s Helpers Make Special Trees for Troops Delivery

Who knew some of Santa's biggest helpers were FedEx Freight drivers?

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December 6, 2018

When Temporary Health Centers Mean Continued Care—and Commitment

Sean Golder is the Regional Operations Manager for all 12 community health centers in north Florida’s PanCare Health network, but he talks about all of the patients served by his centers as if they’re his own. We met in a town called Marianna, in Jackson County, a region that was devastated by Hurricane Michael. International

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November 30, 2018

Delivering Thanks 2018

We’re delivering thanks to some of our amazing team members who have gone above and beyond to help their neighbors in times of need. People First Philosophy | Lifesaving Actions | Going the Extra Mile People First Philosophy Madelin Catalan – Bakersfield, CA Just before Thanksgiving, Danny Murdock, FedEx Ground Senior Manager in Bakersfield, California,

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November 15, 2018

High Energy, Big Smiles, and 14,000 packages for Troops Abroad

This holiday season, over 300 FedEx team members packed more than 14,000 “Holiday for Heroes” packages for troops abroad.

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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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