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October 16, 2015

FedEx Leads the Way on International Walk to School Day

Every day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured. With over 90,000 trucks on these roads, safety is of the utmost importance to FedEx. Over the last 16 years, more than 16,000 FedEx volunteers have teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide in ten countries to share road

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February 25, 2015

Child Saved While Crossing Street Pays it Forward

When the light turned green, the eight-year-old stepped off the curb to cross a street in New York City. Immediately, a stranger behind him grabbed the kid by his coat and yanked him back up onto the curb. At that moment, a utility truck careened around the corner paying no heed to the child pedestrian’s

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February 23, 2015

Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx Work to Improve Road Safety

This is the last in a series of posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates around the world. After hearing from representatives of many Safe Kids affiliates outside the U.S., this final post is from Priti Gautam, the Safe Kids Worldwide Program Manager who works out of their headquarters’ location in Washington, D.C.

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January 12, 2015

FedEx and Safe Kids Worldwide Volunteer Spotlight

FedEx has been supporting Safe Kids Worldwide for more than 15 years. In this series, we are featuring some of our key volunteers. Stories: Eduardo Mezei, Janie Hertan, Jeff Shadix, Julia Khong, Sabiena Foster, Paul Averwater, and Jennifer Archer Eduardo Mezei, BrazilHuman Resources Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean, FedEx Express 

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December 30, 2014

FedEx and Safe Kids: Saving Kids’ Lives in Thailand

This is a guest blog post by Kronwika Buntanon, program coordinator for the Child Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center (CSIP). CSIP is the Safe Kids Worldwide affiliate in Bangkok, Thailand. When FedEx began working with Safe Kids in Thailand in January, 2011, to launch the Walk This Way program, it was the beginning of a powerful movement.

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November 5, 2014

Keeping Kids Safe in Memphis

This is the eighth post in a series of 10 guest blog post from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, we will hear from Kristin Rosenthal, Program Manager, Safe Kids Worldwide.

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October 2, 2014

Making the Walk to School Safer

“They don’t have as many wrecks around here anymore,” according to Treadwell Elementary School student Tarvaris Smith, age 9.  “It’s a lot safer for all the kids.”That’s how most of Tarvaris’ classmates feel after all the recent improvements designed to make their walk to school safer.

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September 3, 2014

Empowering Children to become Road Safety Advocates

This is the seventh post in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, we will hear from Jesus De la Fuente, Executive Director, Safe Kids Philippines.

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