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October 14, 2014

Entire Big Atlantic Sales Team Steps Out For a Day to Serve Community

“One-hundred and twenty people?  Sure, we can use your help!”  That was the reaction from Ashley Dandridge, Director of Volunteer and Participant Services at Gwen’s Girls in Pittsburgh, when asked if she could put an entire FedEx Business Sales Region to work for a very special day during our annual FedEx Cares Week..

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September 19, 2014

This League is Full of Miracles

My son Danny is seven years old, and he loves baseball.In the morning, it’s often the first thing he asks about. In the evening, he asks his mom or me to sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” before he goes to sleep.  His first word was “ball.”

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September 24, 2009

FedEx Cares Week 2009

We're ready to be the difference! Even during tough times, FedEx Cares Week gives us the chance to help our neighbors and our communities. Explore some of the ways FedEx team members around the world are lending a hand:

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September 24, 2009

CHARLOTTE: FedEx Ground and Home Delivery Team Lend Sorting Skills to Food Bank

Joining in FedEx Cares Week for the first time, more than 40 FedEx Ground and Home Delivery team members in Charlotte, NC  helped sort through donations at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina – many showing up to volunteer right after their night shift at the hub and before going home to sleep.

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September 24, 2009

NEW YORK CITY: Volunteers Return to Lower East Side to Support Community Hub

It was a cool and cloudy day in New York, and fall was in the air as volunteers gathered at the Lower East Side’s Henry Street Settlement. This was the second year FedEx Cares activities focused on Henry Street, which delivers a wide range of social services and arts programming to more than 100,000 New Yorkers each year.

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February 27, 2009

FedEx Office Proud to Support Teach for America

FedEx Office CEO Brian Philips shares personal experience with Teach for America Week Tomorrow's leaders are today's children, which is why FedEx is committed to investing both time and resources into educating children and supporting causes such as Teach for America.  At FedEx Office, education is equally as important, which led the company to introduce a program specifically designed for educators last year.  Through the FedEx Office Educators Savings programs, teachers and educators nationwide are entitled to a 15 percent discount on all printing services.  Our goal is to be a reliable r

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February 27, 2009

Teach for America in Memphis

Dan Eyer, Anna Herzog, and McKenzie Byrd started the year in a seemingly untenable position - in 2007 only 45% of students at Kingsbury High School passed the state’s Algebra I state test with only 13% scoring on the advanced level.  By comparison, in Williamson County (one of the wealthiest communities in TN), 93% of the students passed the Algebra I exam, with 71 percent scoring at the advanced level.

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January 7, 2009

FedEx Invests in Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Outreach Programs

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund (HSF)announced that FedEx will be supporting the nation's largest Latino scholarship organization over the next three years with a $352,500 committment.  The funding will provide scholarships for students and support for four community education programs in local markets. The HSF press release goes on to state:

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