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April 27, 2016

Pilots N Paws Flies to the Rescue for Animals in Need

When he’s not working as a 767 captain for FedEx, Jeff Kilmer enjoys flying his Beechcraft Bonanza, an aircraft he shares with three other current and retired FedEx crew members and an Air Force pilot. Kilmer likes to get the Bonanza in the air whenever he can, but he prefers it to be for something other

March 28, 2016

FedEx Delivers Rescued Otter Pup to Denver’s Downtown Aquarium

The Downtown Aquarium  in Denver recently welcomed Oliver, a new otter pup, to its Otter Exhibit.  He will join fuzzy friends, Emmett and Slater, who are long-time residents of the exhibit. Earlier this month, the baby North American river otter was found at a gas station near Tampa, Fla.  He was taken to the Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife,

May 8, 2015

Orphaned Polar Bear Cub Finds Forever Home

The Saint Louis Zoo received a much anticipated delivery from FedEx this week in the form of Kali, an 850-pound orphaned polar bear cub who will be the highlight of the zoo’s new McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibit.

August 27, 2014

Keep ‘Em Flying: Rare Injured Falcon Delivered to Safety

Juan Fonseco, a security guard on duty at the FedEx airport facility in San Diego, noticed a large bird huddled against a fence. He kept an eye on it, but it didn’t fly away. As dawn approached, he decided to take a closer look, and could see that the unusual-looking bird appeared to be injured. Very carefully, Juan wrapped the bird in his jacket and with the Harbor Police, made arrangements to get it to safety.

March 31, 2014

FedEx Express Courier Delivers for RISPCA “Hearts & Paws”

Meet Renee’ DeMello, a FedEx Express courier from Rhode Island. Like most of us, Renee’ has a special place in her heart for animals, specifically those who have been mistreated or who don’t have a home.When they say one person can make a difference in the life of an abused or homeless animal, Renee' is that person. She is an active supporter of Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA). RISPCA was the first humane organization in Rhode Island and at 140 years old, they are the third oldest humane organization in the United States.

December 9, 2013

We’re Thankful to Those Who Truly Deliver

Each week during November we've spotlighted the men and women on the frontlines - the dedicated team members who don't hesitate to go above and beyond their job descriptions. We are thankful not only for these team members mentioned below, but also for our entire FedEx family - in every corner of the world.

July 12, 2013

How Coast Pet Distributors got creative to reduce costs and carbon

Learn more about how small business owner, Hayden Epstein and Warehouse Operations Manager, Jared Williams use recycling to make the return trip worth it.Coast Pet Distributors is a small, family business that specializes in providing the highest quality pet foods and products to retailers in seven states.