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June 11, 2013

Dress for Success wins big at Memphis event

Dress for Success Worldwide is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women in 110 cities across 12 countries. Each year, the organization helps 55,000 women rebuild their lives and gain economic independence. Dress for Success provides suits to low-income women when they have job interviews.FedEx supports the organization across both of these key dimensions, providing philanthropic donations, in-kind shipping and hands-on team member engagement.

December 17, 2012

Making a Difference in Tanzania

Did you know that around half a million women die every year because of pregnancy related complications and that over 90% of these maternal deaths occur in developing countries? Tanzania has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. This is why FedEx supports the maintenance and improvement of a maternity waiting home in Tanzania as part of our CSR activities.

July 18, 2012

Challenging Congress (and You) to Outfit Unemployed

The unemployment rate is 8.2%. I’ll bet you want to do something about it – and you can.  Here is a simple action item.  Go through your closet, pull out all of the professional attire you don’t wear – suits, shoes, accessories, and give it to someone who has landed a job interview but cannot afford professional interview clothing due to the very fact that they are not employed. 

July 2, 2012

Delivering History: The search for Amelia Earhart’s long lost plane

Seventy five years ago, Amelia Earhart’s disappearance became one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history. Now, FedEx is supporting the search for answers with the transportation of underwater investigative equipment set for use by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) in its July 2012 Earhart Project expedition aboard the Ka'imikai-o-Kanaloa.

May 3, 2012

More Access Equals More Opportunity For Women

The Coalition for Adolescent Girls says that when a girl living in poverty reaches age 12, she’s at a crossroads. If she can somehow continue her education and stay healthy, she has a great chance to move out of poverty when she’s grown. But if she can’t, there is little chance of breaking the cycle.

August 17, 2010

FedEx Women Leave Lasting Impression at Links Conference

“While climbing the corporate ladder, they didn’t forget the community.”They came to Detroit to share wisdom, tell life-changing stories, and point to possibilities. Five FedEx women – all accomplished leaders, all community-minded – left a glowing imprint on the young women who sat transfixed before them during a “Leadership in Corporate America”  career session presented by The Links, Incorporated and sponsored by FedEx. The event was hosted during the Links’ annual conference.