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October 1, 2015

Migrant Crisis: Support Arrives to Help Region’s Neediest Families

Europe is as unique culturally as it is geographically, and the makeup of FedEx team members in Europe is no different. Alongside that diversity comes a common respect for cultural differences, as well as a desire to collaborate in the communities where we live and work. Not far away from us, hardship is a way

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September 11, 2015

Devastation in Dominica Hits Home – a Personal Perspective

Some of my most vivid childhood memories are of a storm. I was three months shy of my 5th birthday, riding out Hurricane David on top of a kitchen table as torrential downpours filled the basement apartment where we had taken refuge. Our roof, like most, was gone, and that table was a life raft

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May 8, 2015

FedEx Response to Nepal Earthquake

FedEx has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and two chartered flights to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake.

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June 28, 2013

The Economy of Health Care: Why Breakthroughs in Medicine Create Growing Demand

How old is the oldest person you know personally?  80?  90?  100? These numbers are well within reach given today’s life expectancy.  Had I asked the same question in 1913 instead of 2013, the answers may have been more like 50 or 55.  The average life expectancy continues to rise, and with it, new trends in the global health care industry.

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November 18, 2011

Dallas Race to Prepare: checkered flag flies again on another great season

We recently wrapped up in Dallas, Texas another season of our Race to Prepare events with the American Red Cross, NASCAR, local schools and FedEx team members. In the photo associated with this post you'll see, over the shoulders of FedEx volunteers, FedEx Express Sr. Manager Kevin Sisk at the podium addressing a crowd of students. That's NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin waiting his turn at the microphone!

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February 8, 2011

FedEx and Red Cross Relationship Showcased at Global Vounteer Conference in Singapore

I received a call some months ago from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Geneva, Switzerland inviting FedEx to present at the International Association of Volunteer Effort (IAVE) Global Conference in Singapore the week of January 24 (www.iave2011.org). More than 1,000 delegates from 100 countries participated in the Conference.

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January 10, 2011

Denny Hamlin scores checkered flag for different kind of race

While one kind of checkered flag eluded Denny Hamlin on November 22, 2010, his efforts in another race, on November 18, earned him another kind of checkered flag in my book. On Thursday, November 18, under all the pressures associated with the upcoming final race of the NASCAR 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup - just four days away - Denny Hamlin chose to come out and participate in another kind of race, one associated with FedEx and our support for the American Red Cross: the Race to Prepare.

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December 29, 2010

Denny Hamlin scores checkered flag for different kind of race!

While one kind of checkered flag eluded Denny Hamlin on November 22, 2010, his efforts in another race, on November 18, earned him another kind of checkered flag in my book.  On Thursday, November 18, under all the pressures associated with the upcoming final race of the NASCAR 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup - just four days away - Denny Hamlin chose to come out and participate in another kind of race, one associated with FedEx and our support for the American Red Cross: the Race to Prepare.

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