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January 23, 2015

One Morning — and Nine Newborns!

In early 2014, an emergency call from the maternity ward at St. Elisabeth hospital in Arusha in the northern part of Tanzania reached Germany. The situation at the ward was alarming: Mothers who had given birth without complications had to leave the hospital three hours after delivery, three newborns had to share one incubator, and the corridor was turned into a delivery room when too many women were in labor at the same time.

January 12, 2015

An Emotional Return to Haiti: 5 Years Later

Five years ago I flew over this same stretch of water, over these same mountaintops, and saw the raw anguish painted across many of these same faces.

October 15, 2014

FedEx Support for Ebola Relief Efforts

The numbers are staggering: more than 4,000 people have died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than one million people could be infected by January.

May 21, 2014

It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement into its Core Operations

The following is a guest post by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute. It first appeared on the CSRwire Blog.

May 8, 2014

2013 Global Citizenship Report – Global Connections

FedEx is built on the belief that local economic growth requires connectivity with the rest of the world, and we accept that it is our role and responsibility to do this sustainably.

April 24, 2014

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

December 5, 2013

Relief for Typhoon Haiyan victims – a personal perspective

(Note – FedEx team member Vernice Hunt is onsite in Cebu City in the Philippines to chronicle the FedEx delivery of emergency medical supplies for Direct Relief and Heart to Heart International.)

November 24, 2013

FedEx Honored to Assist in Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

Disaster relief is in our DNA. For decades, FedEx has been honored to deliver critical supplies, services and expertise to support victims of disaster.