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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!

"What are you doing for others?" - Volunteering and MLK Day

DSCN0108.JPG In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his dedication to community and service, I am here today with 35 volunteers at Food & Friends, Washington, D.C., preparing, packing and helping to delivery 3,000 meals. Foods & Friends, an organization based in Northeast DC provides specialized, nutritious meals, groceries and nutrition counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses in the metro area.

Dispatches from FedEx Cares Week 2011

Here are some wonderful dispatches from some of our team members around the world who have volunteered this week during FedEx Cares Week.

Each September, FedEx team members around the world will show they care by volunteering in their communities during FedEx Cares Week. FedEx Cares Week was launched in the USA in 2005 and has expanded to more than 40 countries and territories around the globe since then.

Also, follow @FedExCares on Twitter for real-time updates from our team members around the world, and check out photos from our volunteers on