posts tagged with Food bank

I Know Why FedEx Cares in Los Angeles

For 7 years, it has been my privilege to lead the annual FedEx Cares Los Angeles program. Over the years that I’ve coordinated this project, I’ve learned a lot about the needs in my own community and about the company I work for. The type of project that we do and the location of the project varies from year to year, but the outpouring of support from our Southern California team members never wavers. And although I see it time and again, I’m always amazed at how willingly our team members step up to volunteer and give back to those in need.

Hunger Awareness - The Collierville Food Bank Garden

FedEx volunteers help support a local Memphis-area food bank by caretaking for a living garden that supplies the Collierville Food Bank with fresh produce for the people who depend on it. 

FedEx Team Members Help Support Local Food Banks In Time of Need

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Donations to the country’s Food Banks have not been able to keep up with the demand as economic woes are forcing more people than ever to get assistance to help feed their families.Seeing an opportunity to help local communities, FedEx team members in several cities have staged food drives, made deliveries to senior centers and provided much needed volunteer support at their local food agencies. In Indianapolis, employees recently participated in a city-wide cross operating company

Brain Food for Hungry Kids

Have you ever thought about what a hungry child does over the weekends when she isn't at school to receive Title 1-funded breakfast and lunch?  Unfortunately, hunger doesn't disappear over the weekend.  Can you imagine how long those weekends must be?  How can we possibly expect her to make good grades if she is missing meals?  Recently, a story ran on the San Francisco/Oakland CBS affiliate about a great FedEx Backpack program in connection with the Alameda County Food Bank to deliver bags of food to students on