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September 22, 2015

FedEx Cares Week: Volunteerism on a Personal Level

This post was written by Jessica Patrick, FedEx Sales team member in Florida. My mother passed away in February 2014 while I was on maternity leave. My mom was a huge supporter of all foundations involving children in our community. She would attend many galas and events so she could donate for the children. Around

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March 16, 2012

Puppy Love – Abused Puppies Rescued with Help of FedEx

Many folks don't know that FedEx ships zoo animals and livestock as part of our normal business.  The staff that run our FedEx Animal Desk work the logistics on a daily basis.  It seems like Lydia Petropoulus and Carolyn Frisch know more about how to do this right than anyone in the business.  On the charitable shipping side, I work with them on rescue type situations when we feel it is appropriate.  We have had a few moves this year with some being more unusual than others.

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December 29, 2011

Pedaling Toward Hope

For the fourth year in a row, I put on my biking shoes and pedaled from Miami to Key West Florida.  The beautiful weather and sandy beaches will not deter or distract me from reaching my goal.    

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