posts tagged with Philadelphia

Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE for EarthSmart

...Our conservation projects will include a half or full day of service for FedEx team members, working with each NFWF grantee and the local community. We will help plant trees and shrubbery in Pittsburgh, Miami, Memphis and Washington, D.C.; clear invasive plant species in Seattle and Chicago; restore trails in Colorado Springs; revitalize riverfronts and watersheds near Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Dallas, Newark and Boston; and transplant native plants to the Los Angeles area coastline and to San Francisco’s Presidio Bluffs.

Last year, FedEx team members helped plant 15,510 trees, which will be responsible for reducing 372,240 pounds of CO2 per year. In addition, we have helped restore 219 acres of habitat and reduce runoff water volume by 570,000 gallons per year. All of which translates to a fresher and more beautiful environment for us and the next generation to enjoy...

Supporting Black Journalists

IMG_1806-sm.jpg The first thing that always jumps out at me is that this group collectively looks much sharper than most of the journalists I remember from my years in the newsroom. Sharp, professional and young…No, make that very, very young.

For the third consecutive year, I had the honor of representing FedEx at the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) Annual Convention and Career Fair, which was held this year in Philadelphia. FedEx co-sponsored the event, and received a “Corporate Star Award” for supporting the NABJ since 2004.