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May 7, 2013

Hagerstown Volunteers Strengthen Local Community, Foster Sustainability

Whether it’s providing much needed aid in their community or protecting the environment, FedEx Ground’s Hagerstown, Md., employees always deliver. Throughout the spring, volunteers have been actively working to boost the people and world around them. They’ve been busy at the Maryland Food Bank, sprucing up a nearby national park and supporting the Salvation Army.Not bad for a team that’s also supporting one of the largest central sorting facilities in the FedEx Ground network.

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April 5, 2013

Making a difference in Sao Paulo, Brazil: special donation helps The Salvation Army feed the hungry

An official ceremony was held last month at The Salvation Army headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was held in celebration of the donation of a brand new Disaster Response Unit (DRU) from FedEx. The DRU is a custom made canteen truck designed to help feed the hungry both in times of disaster and throughout the year.

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November 19, 2012

Pack, Ship & Give Back this Holiday Season

As much as Superstorm Sandy took away from millions of people, uprooting lives and devastating neighborhoods, it has also inspired, in the worst of times, the best in people – a determination to give. The courage to face rebuilding shattered communities, even in the immediate wake of the hurricane, inspired all of us who watched from afar. We ached at the misfortune of fellow Americans. Even from thousands of miles away, we couldn’t help but see them as neighbors.

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September 9, 2011

Smile on George’s face…priceless: a sustainable approach to long term disaster recovery

As we pull up in front of the lot in late August – construction still in progress – the smile on George’s face is priceless. He bounds out of the car, camera in hand, and starts snapping away, taking photos of a new home being built in the Broadmoor neighborhood in New Orleans (see photo).  

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June 27, 2011

FedEx and The Salvation Army: Passion, Creativity and Innovation in “Building Back Better”

Earlier this month we hosted at world headquarters one of the most exciting meetings I’ve participated in related to my disaster response work at FedEx. It centered on a groundbreaking long term disaster recovery program called EnviRenew.

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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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December 22, 2010

Stranded at Heathrow: travelers receive comfort from FedEx and Salvation Army

Weary travelers stranded at Heathrow airport in the UK due to some hard-hitting winter storms are tasting a bit of comfort served up by The Salvation Army. These travelers are receiving something hot to drink and a bit to eat being served from a canteen truck donated by FedEx. The truck is one of 13 provided by FedEx to The Salvation Army around the world.

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