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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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October 6, 2015

Investing in Aviation Technology Education

State-of-the art and unique. Good words to describe the aviation technology learning center currently under construction at Arkansas State University Mid-South in West Memphis, Arkansas. The 22,000-sq.ft. facility will include aircraft hangar space, classrooms, labs and support areas. Future home of the school’s aviation maintenance program, the facility will also be equipped with a large,

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May 27, 2014

FedEx Trucks, Honking Horns and 900 students – FedEx Delivers Careers on Wheels to Snyder Elementary

What do you get when you put 900 students and several big FedEx trucks together? A lot of fun and lessons about the transportation industry.  As a pickup and delivery manager for FedEx Ground in Las Vegas, I have the opportunity to support many community projects. So, when Snyder Elementary asked FedEx to be part of its Careers on Wheels day, we were ready to make an important delivery: education.

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January 8, 2014

A Commitment that Makes a Difference

This is the first in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the Executive Directors 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 Monica Cui, Executive Director of Safe Kids China.

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September 18, 2013

FedEx Cares: Building Bridges with Books

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.

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May 22, 2013

How to Grow a Greener School!

VOTE NOW through our Pinterest board!UPDATE: 5.30.13I come from a long line of small family farmers working the soil in New Jersey.My dad’s mother grew up on a farm in western New Jersey. In the 1940’s, my grandmother and her sisters worked the farm, picking tomatoes that were sold to Campbell’s Soup Company in Camden, NJ. My dad and his sister spent their summers with their cousins on their grandmother’s farm. 

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August 17, 2012

FedEx Supports Educators with Sponsorship of “Teachers Rock” on CBS Tonight

Every year, the Back to School season brings a flurry of activity for me both at work and at home. At our FedEx Office stores we see students, parents, and teachers buying school supplies, making "welcome back" posters and banners, printing classroom materials, and even packing and shipping all the essentials (like hot pots and Ramen noodles) to dorm rooms across the country. At home, my daughter is busy getting ready as well as she prepares for her freshman year of high school.

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April 11, 2012

The Heart of America and FedEx Present School with Bright, New Reading Corner

Guest post from Janice Reardon from the Heart of America Foundation

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