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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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April 2, 2018

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

FedEx is joining the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta and a number of other organizations across the U.S. in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we approach the 50th anniversary of his assassination. It’s part of a national commemorative campaign known as MLK50.

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August 10, 2017

‘Field in a Box™’ is a Game Changer for Underprivileged Youth

One year after FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children installed their first ‘Field in a Box™’, an artificial turf football (soccer) field delivered in two shipping containers to Cañada Real, an impoverished neighborhood near Madrid, the impact has been far reaching. “This football field has been a game changer for the young people of

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June 1, 2017

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

It wasn’t always cool to be a geek or a nerd, but today it pays to be.

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April 24, 2017

FedEx Team Members Get the Dirt on Spring Cleaning

FedEx team members are out and about this spring helping to make our local communities healthier, cleaner places to live and work.

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February 14, 2017

Helping the Homeless in Bogotá, Colombia

Padre Ramón Giraldo was dedicated to his parishioners in Bogotá, Colombia. In addition to healing their souls, he gave food to those in need. But the Padre noticed something. There was one group that came almost every day for meals. All of them were older or disabled and long forgotten by their families. They would

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December 5, 2016

Warming up for Winter: Supply Chain Redesign Results in Thousands More Coats for Kids

Brett Buckhold has purchased thousands of winter coats in the last ten years. It started with a phone call at work in 2006. At the time, Brett designed supply chains for large customers. “A guy I worked with in international sales asked if I could help Operation Warm, an organization that provides new winter coats

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November 30, 2016

Volunteer Effort Marks Largest Shoreline Cleanup in Canadian History

The effects of the magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 are still felt around the world. Hundreds of volunteers recently removed more than 85,000 lbs. of plastic, tires, boating gear and other garbage from the shores of Vancouver Island. Much of the debris washed up in the period following the disaster in

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