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July 12, 2018

Preparing for Disaster: How Hurricane Prep Packs Can Save Lives

Find out how Direct Relief and FedEx have teamed up to help prepare vulnerable areas ahead of hurricane season.

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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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June 29, 2018

From Robots to IT: How One FIRST Mentor Got a New Job at FedEx

When a FIRST Mentor saw FedEx robots in action at FIRST Championship, he was intrigued...and before long he found himself with a new job as a FedEx software developer.

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June 21, 2018

10 Essentials for Surviving in the Great Outdoors

“Sometimes people think they are going on a short day hike and just don’t take the time to prepare.” It’s a regular scenario for Jeff Salzer, a FedEx Trade Networks team member who also volunteers as a search and rescue volunteer in Pierce County, Washington. The rough terrain, which is not far from Mt. Rainier,

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May 25, 2018

From Cardboard Box to Robotic Wall

See how these students designed a robotic wall using only recycled cardboard and plastic.

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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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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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