posts tagged with Thanksgiving

We’re Thankful to Those Who Truly Deliver

Delivering Thanks Photo.jpg Each week during November we've spotlighted the men and women on the frontlines - the dedicated team members who don't hesitate to go above and beyond their job descriptions. We are thankful not only for these team members mentioned below, but also for our entire FedEx family - in every corner of the world.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Brought to you by… robots!

Fedex_robot_00074-edited-sm.jpg This year’s traditional Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will have a new twist, as teams of high school students and their robots from around the country are opening the parade.

The students are representing FIRST Robotics Competition, which was founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire interest and participation in science and technology. FedEx has been a proud supporter of FIRST for 13 years, and we’ve donated shipment of the robots to New York for the parade.

We caught up with some of the teams and asked these brilliant students a few questions. Here’s what the students had to say...

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.

Think Twice Before “Dashing Through the Snow” this Holiday Season

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Thanksgiving Day is almost here, with its turkey and stuffing, cranberry sauce and car accidents.  Don’t remember hearing about that last part?  That’s right, folks.

FedEx Teams Up With the Washington Redskins to Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner at FedExField

For the eighth year, FedEx volunteers will team up with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Operation Blessing to sort and package 45,500 pounds of frozen turkey and 110,000 pounds of fresh and canned produce for distribution at Harvest Feast. This annual event at FedExField distributes frozen turkeys and groceries to help local families celebrate Thanksgiving.