posts tagged with Corporate responsibility

Pandas Prefer to Fly FedEx Express

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Once again, FedEx has been entrusted to transport giant pandas internationally, this time from the U.S. to China.  On February 4, the “FedEx Panda Express” – a custom-decaled 777F aircraft – will take flight from Washington, D.C. with two giant pandas destined for their new homes in China.  Tai Shan, a 4-and-a-half-year-old male panda, and Mei Lan, a 3-year-old female panda, were both born in the U.S. and will depart for China as part of broader giant panda conservation programs designed to help save this endangered species.

FedEx and Magic Johnson Make Holiday Magic for Kids

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FedEx and Magic Johnson Make Holiday Magic for Kids On a dark, rainy Saturday morning in Los Angeles, the Magic Johnson AMC Theater is buzzing with holiday singing, colorful arts and crafts activities, and the pitter-patter of little feet. The 300 kids in the theater’s front lobby are too busy making gingerbread houses and Santa Claus masks to notice that two FedEx trucks have pulled up in front of the building.

Keeping Dogs Cool: A Post from the Humane Society

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I wanted to share this special story about FedEx helping service dogs in Afghanistan.  The Humane Society of the United States featured the story on its website and has kindly allowed me to share it with you all here on the FedEx Citizenship blog. Keeping Dogs CoolHSUS, HSI help Army working dogs in Afghanistan

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Our Donated Clothing are Symbols of Care and Love By: Lily Lin

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Since the announcement of our annual FedEx Cares Week, team members from China have participated in different activities. In Shanghai, team members donated clothing for people living in poor areas. On the evening of September 16, volunteers from different FedEx offices in Shanghai came to the headquarters to sort and pack the donated clothing. They gathered in a big conference room and participated in our activity despite the fact that they just finished a full work day of work.

FedEx Delivers Meals to Homebound Seniors

FedEx Feeds volunteers around the country are stepping up to feed the hungry during National Hunger Action Month. FedEx IT and FedEx Solutions team members in Memphis are doing their part by making weekly meal deliveries to homebound seniors by volunteering for MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association).