posts tagged with Volunteers

Safe Kids India: Our Best Prevention Idea

FedEx volunteers.jpg.jpeg Pedestrian safety issues were always a major concern for the people belonging to metropolitan cities like Mumbai, where the number of road traffic crashes reached an alarming rate. There had been very little action taken on the issue – until Safe Kids India and FedEx teamed up for the Walk this Way program in 2007...

Celebrating Dr. King’s Life and Teachings with Food & Friends

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In January, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service marked the beginning of a year for service as millions of Americans honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. by volunteering in their communities. This Day of Service initiative focused on Dr. King’s famous statement: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?'"

FedEx Teams up with the Washington Redskins to Tackle Hunger at FedExField

Thanksgiving is approaching, and as we think about the hearty feast that awaits us, it’s important to celebrate the holiday by not just giving thanks – but showing thanks for what we have. Part of FedEx’s way of showing our thanks is by giving back to the communities in need.  For the one out of seven households across the U.S. that is food insecure, Thanksgiving has a deeper meaning.

FedEx Team Members Let Loose at Seuss Party

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Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!  On March 2, fifteen FedEx volunteers and approximately 120 Stoner Elementary School children celebrated the famous author’s birthday by reading his books and playing games at a “Seuss on the Loose” carnival, as part of LA’s BEST “Read Across America” initiative. FedEx donated $10,000 to LA’s BEST, one of its local market partners and a nationally known after-school program for at-risk youth in the LA area.

FedEx Team Members Delivering Help & Hope

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Tomorrow the first of many FedEx charter flights loaded with relief supplies will be touching down in the Dominican Republic – delivering desperately-needed medical equipment, food, water and other materials to the victims of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake. Over the next several days, more than 155 tons of donated supplies will be shipped to Haiti via FedEx as part of our disaster relief efforts with organizations such as the American Red Cross, Heart to Heart International, Direct Relief International, Water Missions and World Vision.