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August 8, 2016
Invasive water chestnut plants are causing significant damage to rivers throughout the northeastern United States. The non-native aquatic plants negatively impact river life by depleting oxygen levels, choking out other plants, and forming dense mats which block sunlight. The Mystic River Watershed Association protects and restores the Mystic River in Massachusetts, and recently welcomed a
January 9, 2014
Over the past few years we've had a wonderful time connecting with the world through our FedEx Blog. 2013 was a year in which you showed us that you love to learn more about our team members, and what we're doing to make our communities a better place. You also reminded us that you love our iconic FedEx aircraft as much as we do!Without further introduction, here are our most read blog posts from 2013:
June 13, 2013
Ice cream. Kids love it. Adults love it. And it brings FedEx team members together to help raise money for The Jimmy Fund and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
April 13, 2012
“Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE. Make Our World a Better Place…for YOU and ME.”
June 14, 2011
This spring it has been my privilege to help organize urban conservation projects for FedEx volunteers in Boston, MA and Orange County, CA. The actual service projects and their geographic locations couldn’t have been more different, but the commitment and spirit of our FedEx volunteers was exactly the same on both coasts.
June 9, 2011
This year marks the 29th anniversary of The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, which benefits the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Last year The Scooper Bowl raised almost $300,000 for this important cancer research and treatment of both children and adults, and this year we hope to break the all-time record of $350,000 raised a few years ago.
April 30, 2009
What better way could you find to celebrate Earth Day than to spend a beautiful spring day outdoors making a difference at a beloved New England institution? Almost 40 FedEx team members in Boston did just that when they volunteered at the Green Apple Festival Volunteer Action at the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA on April 17.
February 13, 2009
America is known as the land of plenty. But for 1 in 8 Americans, hunger is a reality. Over the past year, food banks have struggled with a drop in donations while demand has increased by 30%. A recent study found that 36 million Americans, including 12 million children, are living on the brink of hunger and many people who once donated to food banks now find themselves on the receiving end of food bank services.