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January 31, 2015

FedEx NFL Air & Ground program and the American Red Cross “Drive to Prepare”

While natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes make national headlines, the reality is that home fires cause more fatalities annually than other disasters combined, with someone in the U.S. dying in a home fire seven times a day.

May 28, 2013

Oklahoma tornado disaster relief – working with the best to make a difference

Last week we all sat in disbelief as we witnessed the aftermath of the tornado in the Moore, Oklahoma area that left 24 people dead, including nine children, and displaced thousands of others.Our hearts and prayers are with everyone touched by this tragedy, in Oklahoma and beyond. 

November 9, 2012

FedEx Among Companies Recognized by NYSE for Hurricane Sandy Relief Support

The New York Stock Exchange recently recognized FedEx and several other companies for corporate giving and support of victims impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Representatives from the companies rang the Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 8.

May 21, 2012

We May Be Big, But We Think Small…

…Small Business, that is. And we can think smartly about the needs of small business because, just about 40 years ago, we started as one. Today we have nearly 300,000 team members worldwide, but we still get what it takes to be a small business – around-the-clock dedication, a passion for customer service, and the ability to anticipate your customers’ every desire so that they know you can always be counted on. That’s in the DNA of every small business. It’s also the driving thought behind our Purple Promise: to make every FedEx experience outstanding.

April 16, 2012

Small business virtual roundtable: Disaster Preparedness – live from Joplin, Missouri on May 22

Calling all small businesses: join our live virtual roundtable May 22. Learn how to keep your business in business when disaster strikes! Resources donated by FedEx and the American Red Cross.

November 18, 2011

Dallas Race to Prepare: checkered flag flies again on another great season

We recently wrapped up in Dallas, Texas another season of our Race to Prepare events with the American Red Cross, NASCAR, local schools and FedEx team members. In the photo associated with this post you'll see, over the shoulders of FedEx volunteers, FedEx Express Sr. Manager Kevin Sisk at the podium addressing a crowd of students. That's NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin waiting his turn at the microphone!

September 23, 2011

FedEx Delivers Grin to Red Cross Staffer: Hurricane Irene Response

You fire up your email and there it is. There in your list of unread items, a subject line that stands out: “Thank You.”  

January 16, 2010

FedEx Team Members Delivering Help & Hope

Tomorrow the first of many FedEx charter flights loaded with relief supplies will be touching down in the Dominican Republic – delivering desperately-needed medical equipment, food, water and other materials to the victims of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake. Over the next several days, more than 155 tons of donated supplies will be shipped to Haiti via FedEx as part of our disaster relief efforts with organizations such as the American Red Cross, Heart to Heart International, Direct Relief International, Water Missions and World Vision.