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December 23, 2014

FedEx and Trees for Troops Deliver Holiday Joy Across the Globe

While many people gather with their loved ones to celebrate the holidays, some, like those serving in the military, spend the holidays oceans apart.But with the help of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx, Trees for Troops delivers a bit of holiday joy to our Armed Forces and their families in the form of free live Christmas trees. More than 17,000 military families will celebrate the holidays this year with trees from the program.  

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August 31, 2011

A Word of Thanks from Steak Team Mission in Afghanistan

On behalf of Harvey Gough - Steak Team Mission Founder and the Steak Team Mission Volunteers, we would like to thank FedEx for partnering with us in our endeavor to feed home-style cooked steak dinners to over 2000 very well deserving Marines in Afghanistan.

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June 30, 2011

Steaks for Soldiers

If you ask Ralph Perkuhn, Senior Training Specialist for FedEx Express in the Western Region about his recent vacation, he will tell you he took a few days off in April to volunteer for the Steak Team Mission in Afghanistan. He will also humbly explain how this story is not about him. It’s about the marines. If these guys are willing to put their lives on the line for our country, Ralph and the other volunteers for the Steak Mission Team feel the least they can do- is to offer these soldiers with a “taste of home.”

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October 15, 2010

Be the Difference: Volunteer

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I was always concerned about the world around me. I learned from my parents at a very young age the importance of giving back to your community, getting involved to make the world a better place, and helping those who are less fortunate. I remember as a child going door-to-door in my neighborhood collecting money for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy telethon. I recruited my sister, who wasn’t as outgoing, to go with me.  As long as I did the talking and asking, she would join me!

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December 15, 2008

Afghans for Afghans

FedEx Express provides ongoing donated shipping to Afghans for Afghans project based in San Francsico.  Following is a response to a recent shipment:

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