posts tagged with Community involvement

Making INROADS at FedEx

INROADS-logo.jpg INROADS is a non-profit organization designed to provide paid internships for excelling, diverse undergraduate students. The program is structured so that the selected students intern each summer during their undergraduate career at the same corporation to acquire the skills and support that they need to be successful in management after graduation. The students work closely with an advisor from INROADS and a corporate mentor at the company for which they are interning to learn and grow. After graduation, INROADS students are fully prepared to enter the workforce, and many of the students continue to work for the company they interned for during their INROADS program. And this is where FedEx becomes involved.

Enchanting the Holiday Season in Vegas -- Stays in Vegas

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On a Vegas night, a 100 FedEx team members donated their time to enchant Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest. Celebrating its 20th year, Magical Forest is a local holiday attraction that raises about $1M for Opportunity Village, an agency that serves people with intellectual disabilities in the Las Vegas community. The FedEx volunteers brought in the magic by manning various rides and attractions.  

FedEx and Social Responsibility 2010: A Year in Review

This video reviews some of the highlights from FedEx social responsibility work that has been accomplished in 2010.

You Can Be the Difference

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I am honored to be serving as general campaign manager for the United Way of the Mid South and chairman of this year’s FedEx United Way campaign. For the latter, I am joined by a team of senior leaders from across the FedEx organization committing their time, their energy and their heart to leading this year’s campaign.

Making the Chase and I Need Your Help

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Hey, Fans of FedEx Racing!  As you know we are once again in the Chase for the Sprint Cup - our fourth consecutive year - and I can tell you this entire #11 FedEx Racing team is looking forward to making 2009 our most successful season yet.Coming off a great win in Richmond, we have momentum on our side and when we take the green at New Hampshire this weekend, we will be right in the thick of a ten-week, 12-driver shootout for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.