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July 16, 2019

Orbis Delivers Sight to a Child in Jamaica

When Trevorn was 8 years old, he found himself in the midst of an absolute living nightmare. At his primary school in Jamaica, one of his classmates made a catapult that fired a pencil which struck Trevorn without warning, squarely in the eye. After two emergency surgeries the pencil was removed and the lens was

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May 1, 2019

Salvation Army Uses New Vehicle Donation to Help Homeless and Disaster Victims

She calls herself Mama Rose. She had traveled to Colorado Springs for her brother’s funeral when she had an auto accident and didn’t have the extra cash for the repairs. Now she’s homeless, in a wheelchair, and first in line to thank volunteers from FedEx and Salvation Army for taking the time to serve a

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March 1, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Delivers Possibilities to Girls in South Africa, with help from FedEx

“I lost it.  I mean, I couldn’t believe it.” That’s how 24 year-old Slee (short for Slindokuhle Accurate Mathebula) says she felt the moment she got the news that she had been accepted into the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG).  Competition is keen for admission to the prestigious school which opened its doors

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December 21, 2018

Santa’s Helpers Make Special Trees for Troops Delivery

Who knew some of Santa's biggest helpers were FedEx Freight drivers?

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November 30, 2018

Delivering Thanks 2018

We’re delivering thanks to some of our amazing team members who have gone above and beyond to help their neighbors in times of need. People First Philosophy | Lifesaving Actions | Going the Extra Mile People First Philosophy Madelin Catalan – Bakersfield, CA Just before Thanksgiving, Danny Murdock, FedEx Ground Senior Manager in Bakersfield, California,

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November 15, 2018

High Energy, Big Smiles, and 14,000 packages for Troops Abroad

This holiday season, over 300 FedEx team members packed more than 14,000 “Holiday for Heroes” packages for troops abroad.

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November 8, 2018

Orbis Plane Brings Gift of Sight to 4-Year-Old Boy in Mongolia

In this video, follow a 4-year-old Mongolian boy home to his traditional ger (yurt) after a vision-saving surgery performed by Orbis on the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital. Orbis operates a donated former FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: a fully self-contained Flying Eye Hospital. The plane travels to some of

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November 5, 2018

Two Military Veterans Discover What It’s Like to Work for the Tennessee Titans

FedEx teamed up with the United Service Organizations to create on-the-job opportunities with the NFL for military veterans.

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