The Special Needs Future Development Center fosters students’ learning with support from FedEx Express
More than 40 young adults with special needs benefit from educational materials
DUBAI, U.A.E., June 20, 2017 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is working with the Special Needs Future (SNF) Development Center in Dubai to provide educational materials.
Through the SNF Development Center, FedEx will cover the cost of educational materials used by the center’s functional classrooms, arts and crafts, computer and production departments. FedEx will also provide items that are essential to help the center operate smoothly.
“The work done by the Special Needs Future Development Center is essential to the education of the people they care for, and it gives us great pleasure to work with their team to give the center’s students a brighter future, and support the high quality training provided,” said David Ross, regional president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. “As part of our commitment to the communities in which we live and work, FedEx partners with leading non-profit organizations around the world to help members of our community gain the skills and experiences they need for the future.”
FedEx is committed to its local communities and partner organizations, and works to provide the tools needed to develop a pathway to meaningful employment, particularly for those young people with special needs.
The Special Needs Future Development Center provides young adults and children with the resources most applicable to their individual training, using a multisensory and kinesthetic approach to benefit their overall learning and development. The contributions from FedEx will benefit more than 40 students.
Through its FedEx Cares platform, FedEx is investing $200 million in more than 200 global communities by 2020 to create opportunities and deliver positive change around the world. To find out more, visit http://fedexcares.com/.