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United Way Posts
November 7, 2014
When I was 15 years old, I was on my way home from school, and the car I was riding in was hit head-on by a drunk driver. I was rushed to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and was diagnosed with a broken back. My L3 and L4 were cracked in half, and my spinal cord was severely swollen, causing temporary paralysis.
August 9, 2013
I've lived in the lovely city of Paris for more than seven years, but I recently discovered a new side of this city during a tour with United Way, which aimed to rally local community support around underprivileged youth issues. Imagine that you are walking down a street in an affluent area of Paris, with nice markets and beautiful buildings all around you. What if I told you that just two minutes away, down a small set of stairs in a narrow street, there is a totally different underworld lurking down there where children are in need of your help?
November 19, 2012
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.
November 9, 2012
The New York Stock Exchange recently recognized FedEx and several other companies for corporate giving and support of victims impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Representatives from the companies rang the Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 8.
September 20, 2012
Last week, FedEx kicked off its 8th annual FedEx Cares Week, an international volunteer campaign offering team members across the globe the opportunity to donate their skills and time to give back to their local communities.
August 27, 2012
I’m proud to announce that this is the 37th year that FedEx has been involved with the United Way organization.We continue to grow our involvement every year. Whether it’s loaning team members to United Way organizations, making corporate contributions or raising awareness of United Way activities, United Way and FedEx have a long and rich history.
September 15, 2011
***Follow @FedExCares on Twitter for real-time updates from our team members around the world!