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July 16, 2019
When Trevorn was 8 years old, he found himself in the midst of an absolute living nightmare. At his primary school in Jamaica, one of his classmates made a catapult that fired a pencil which struck Trevorn without warning, squarely in the eye. After two emergency surgeries the pencil was removed and the lens was
May 1, 2019
She calls herself Mama Rose. She had traveled to Colorado Springs for her brother’s funeral when she had an auto accident and didn’t have the extra cash for the repairs. Now she’s homeless, in a wheelchair, and first in line to thank volunteers from FedEx and Salvation Army for taking the time to serve a
March 26, 2019
Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide. These crashes kill more than 500 children every day and injure tens of thousands more. According to data recently published by the World Health Organization, globally, more than 1.35 million people are killed each year and as many
March 1, 2019
“I lost it. I mean, I couldn’t believe it.” That’s how 24 year-old Slee (short for Slindokuhle Accurate Mathebula) says she felt the moment she got the news that she had been accepted into the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG). Competition is keen for admission to the prestigious school which opened its doors
December 21, 2018
Who knew some of Santa's biggest helpers were FedEx Freight drivers?
November 15, 2018
This holiday season, over 300 FedEx team members packed more than 14,000 “Holiday for Heroes” packages for troops abroad.
November 8, 2018
In this video, follow a 4-year-old Mongolian boy home to his traditional ger (yurt) after a vision-saving surgery performed by Orbis on the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital. Orbis operates a donated former FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: a fully self-contained Flying Eye Hospital. The plane travels to some of
October 30, 2018
Watch as 193 robotics teams from almost every corner of the world converge on Mexico City for FIRST Global, an international robotics and technology event like no other.