Atlanta FedEx Volunteers Help Create a Greener Future

10200930047151341.jpg To celebrate FedEx’s 40th Anniversary in Atlanta, FedEx volunteers joined Trees Atlanta to help with tree maintenance in Freedom Park near downtown Atlanta, which is one of the most heavily used green spaces in Atlanta due to the miles of biking and walking trails that weave throughout the park. Trees Atlanta plants thousands of trees each year and maintains them for a minimum of two years in order to give them a better chance to survive long term in the tough urban environment.

FedEx Helps to Deliver a Healthier Future with Food & Friends for the Washington, D.C. Community

40th Anniversary Washington DC Group Photo.jpg Recently, nearly 30 FedEx volunteers joined Food & Friends in Washington, D.C. to celebrate FedEx’s “40 years of delivering a better future.” Through their nearly 90 hours of volunteer service that day, the volunteers were also able to ensure Food & Friends could keep our promise of providing specialized nutritious meals to our clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. The helping hands and willing hearts of FedEx staff prepared and packed over 2,500 client meals including chopping 150 pounds of cabbage!

Hagerstown Volunteers Strengthen Local Community, Foster Sustainability

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Whether it’s providing much needed aid in their community or protecting the environment, FedEx Ground’s Hagerstown, Md., employees always deliver. Throughout the spring, volunteers have been actively working to boost the people and world around them. They’ve been busy at the Maryland Food Bank, sprucing up a nearby national park and supporting the Salvation Army. Not bad for a team that’s also supporting one of the largest central sorting facilities in the FedEx Ground network.

Miami LAC FedEx Team Members Make an Impact with Walk Now for Autism Speaks

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On April 7th, 25 FedEx Latin America & Caribbean Division (LAC) team members with their family and friends participated in the Miami Walk Now for Autism Speaks, which included a total of $9,000 contributed by FedEx (including team member donations) toward funding vital autism research.  This is the 2nd year FedEx LAC team members have participated in the Miami Walk Now for Autism Speaks, which attracts 25,000 participants annually and is the nation's largest grassroots autism walk program to raise funds for autism research and increase awareness about the increasing prevalence of a

FedEx and Heart of America Share the Joy of Reading by Revitalizing a Maryland School Library

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March 19th was a very special day for 450 students at Beacon Heights Elementary School in Riverdale, Maryland when they entered their school's newly redesigned library - new bright colored paint, artwork, furniture, and 250 additional new bilingual English-Spanish books were in the library! FedEx worked with Heart of America to revitalize the school's library to make it an even more engaging environment for children to learn and foster a love of reading.