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September 18, 2013
Note: In 2013, FedEx is launching its ninth annual FedEx Cares Week – a focused celebration of team members’ culture of service, collaboration, and community. Around the world, FedEx team members are giving back through volunteerism, charitable support and collaboration with local organizations and causes.
April 24, 2013
March 19th was a very special day for 450 students at Beacon Heights Elementary School in Riverdale, Maryland when they entered their school's newly redesigned library - new bright colored paint, artwork, furniture, and 250 additional new bilingual English-Spanish books were in the library! FedEx worked with Heart of America to revitalize the school's library to make it an even more engaging environment for children to learn and foster a love of reading.
April 11, 2012
Guest post from Janice Reardon from the Heart of America Foundation
December 29, 2011
During a recent book reading at Thurgood Marshall School, Washington, D.C., FedEx team members were asked if FedEx can help Santa. “What if a reindeer gets sick?” “What if Santa’s sleigh breaks down?” “Can Santa use FedEx trucks?” In every classroom, unknowingly the volunteers all said the same thing that FedEx will do whatever it takes and for them not to worry. Smile. Wink.
May 6, 2011
School Principal, Shannon Feinlatt's voice cracked and her eyes welled up with tears as she talked about how difficult it is to find resources and volunteers for a school in need like hers. We were only the second group of volunteers in her 1.5 year term. She said for scholars who may have no books at home, the gift of new books and the new reading corner will change their lives, and that she was so thankful for our donation of time and resources.