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November 15, 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 Randel Stokes – Charlottesville, VA In January 2018, a customer in Charlottesville, Virginia returned home to find

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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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November 5, 2018

Two Military Veterans Discover What It’s Like to Work for the Tennessee Titans

FedEx teamed up with the United Service Organizations to create on-the-job opportunities with the NFL for military veterans.

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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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October 8, 2018

How a Roll of Tape Helps Save Lives

See how a simple task, using a roll of tape, helped cut donkey cart accidents in seven villages by over 40 percent in one year.

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August 22, 2018

Bigger, Better, Colder: How Direct Relief and FedEx are Transforming the Movement of Lifesaving Medicine

When you’re one of the largest providers of humanitarian relief efforts in the world, size matters.

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July 20, 2018

FedEx & IMC Respond to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

International Medical Corps continues its ongoing fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, even after significant progress has been made to contain the deadly infection plaguing the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The non-profit organization set up its portable hospitals in the DRC to help train medical staff in the field in the event

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July 17, 2018

66-million-year-old Passenger Still Up for Road Trips

You’d think at 66 million, you’d be tired of travel. Not the case for a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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