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First Time Blogger, Long Time Giver: CSR at FedEx

directrelief-csr.jpg Note: This post first appeared on the Global Citizen blog.

All my friends and family know that I am not a big social media user; I'm one of those people who doesn't have a Facebook account, so they will be surprised to find out that I am writing a blog post. But there is nothing I would rather share with the world than what I get to do every day at FedEx.

In the seven years I have worked in the Global Citizenship Department of FedEx, I have been honored, and humbled, to see first hand all that we do to help our neighbors, both locally and globally. We support strategic community investments in education and diversity, as well as local-market community service initiatives by team members. Our total charitable contributions last year amounted to $46 million in direct cash contributions, donated shipping services to nonprofit organizations, and team member contributions to our annual United Way campaign...

Assisting with the Hero Portraits September 11 Memorial

This past Thursday September 8 on the corner of Central Park South and 6th Ave, the Hero Portraits September 11th Memorial was unveiled. It was the culmination of a two year effort on behalf of the Hero Portraits organization led by chairman and founder Darryl Lynn in honor of this year’s 10th anniversary of 9/11. The memorial, a 9 ft high 11ft wide structure in the shape of an American flag, held the portraits of first responders to the attack on the twin towers on September 11th 2001.