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May 23, 2018

FedEx Teams Up With Amber Alert to Help Children in Danger

“We were pretty sure we would never see him again.” Those are words no parent ever wants to say about their child, but for Lyle Miller, this nightmare scenario became reality in 2006 when a known criminal kidnapped his 10-year-old son, Zach. The day Zach disappeared, Saskatchewan, Canada, issued its first Amber Alert, mobilizing communities

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September 21, 2015

FedEx Uses Healthcare Credentials to Enable World Para-cycling Success in Switzerland

[Auf Deutsch] Road cycling is a sport that has grown hugely in popularity in recent years, with over 121 TV stations globally covering the 2015 Tour de France and an estimated 3.9 billion viewers worldwide for the race. And with racing cyclists covering distances of hundreds of kilometres against backdrops of stunning vistas and negotiating

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May 9, 2018

North Dakota Crossing Guard Takes Top Honor for Keeping Kids Safe

America's favorite crossing guard said his passion for the position began nearly 50 years ago.

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April 26, 2018

3 Ways That Trees Help Disaster Recovery

Guest post from Arbor Day Foundation: Learn how the Community Tree Recovery Program helps areas in disaster recovery.

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April 24, 2018

FedEx Innovation Challenge

The FedEx Innovation Challenge is a social media-based competition for FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge teams at 2018 FIRST Championship in Houston and Detroit. Your Team Can Win Big! This contest is open to all FRC and FTC teams, from the U.S. and abroad, present and competing at the 2018 FIRST World Championship.

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April 10, 2018

Relief Agency Gets Critical Supplies Across Romania

After a skiing accident left him paralyzed three years ago, 21-year-old Mihnea not only had to confront life in a wheelchair, he also faced a potentially bigger challenge – little access to the medical supplies he needed to live an independent life. Mihnea attends university in Timisoara in western Romania, 350 km from his hometown

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April 2, 2018

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

FedEx is joining the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta and a number of other organizations across the U.S. in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we approach the 50th anniversary of his assassination. It’s part of a national commemorative campaign known as MLK50.

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March 21, 2018

Mobile Field Hospital Shines in Disaster Dress Rehearsal

Watch this video to see a simulation of how International Medical Corps deploys their mobile field hospital to disaster locations.

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March 8, 2018

Babson College Program Drives Women to Innovate

In observance of International Women’s Day, learn more about a program that’s helping women entrepreneurs achieve long-term success. 

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January 30, 2018

Mexico Road Trip Improves Vision, Learning for Thousands of Children

For many children throughout Mexico, access to eye care can be difficult. That's where the Caravan of Education comes in.

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