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August 6, 2015

A Time for Community

Katie Franklin had just become a mother to a beautiful baby boy—already a big commitment, maybe the biggest of her life. She was married. She had a busy professional life as a FedEx Ground pickup and delivery manager at a local facility in Tennessee. And now Katie had a chance to join Leadership Wilson, a

June 21, 2013

How to Write the Winning College Entrance Essay: Tips from the FedEx Design Team

The Global Citizenship team has supported the Memphis Challenge program for several years through charitable giving. Team members used their knowledge and skills as writers to assist Memphis-area high school seniors who are a part of this program. Informally known as the “FedEx Design Team,” those team members have conducted an annual workshop since 2007 on “How to Write the Winning College Entrance Essay.”

March 16, 2012

Puppy Love – Abused Puppies Rescued with Help of FedEx

Many folks don't know that FedEx ships zoo animals and livestock as part of our normal business.  The staff that run our FedEx Animal Desk work the logistics on a daily basis.  It seems like Lydia Petropoulus and Carolyn Frisch know more about how to do this right than anyone in the business.  On the charitable shipping side, I work with them on rescue type situations when we feel it is appropriate.  We have had a few moves this year with some being more unusual than others.

December 15, 2011

Junior Achievement Through a FedEx Team Member’s Eyes

My name is Ceciel Halpern-Jackson and I have been involved with Junior Achievement in several capacities for almost 20 years.

October 26, 2011

Pride by the Riverside

This year, I had the opportunity to volunteer at the 2011 Mid-South Pride Festival and Parade, an annual, multicultural and educational event in Memphis that highlights the continued need for better understanding, respect and fairness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people and their allies.

May 20, 2011

FedEx Response to Tennessee SB632/HB600

FedEx values and promotes the unique contributions, perspectives, and differences of our team members worldwide. FedEx does not tolerate discrimination of any kind, and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.FedEx did not lobby for Tennessee SB632/HB600 – it is our policy not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.While FedEx is a member of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce, we do not support every position proposed by the Chamber.