About MLK50

MLK50
Honoring the legacy of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

50 Acts of Kindness or Service

Commit to completing 50 acts of kindness or service between January 15 and April 9, 2018 to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

No act of kindness or service is too small. Click here for a sample list of things you can do to make a difference in your community.

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Are you a FedEx employee committed to making a positive impact in your community? Share your photos, videos and stories for an opportunity to be spotlighted in our FedEx MLK50 campaign. Be sure to use #FedExCares #MLK50 when posting your stories to social media.

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FedEx's Act of Kindness to Teach for America

Friday, January 26, 2018

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, four Communications teams under Jenny Robertson launched the FedEx 50 Acts of Kindness/Service campaign by bringing joy to Teach for America-Memphis at their new location in Crosstown. The teams donated 200 supplies to teachers, also known as Corps Members. The Corp Members will use the school supplies in their classrooms, ensuring they have the right tools needed to support students in their learning and achievement.

FedEx team members help pack lunches at Jimmie Hale Mission

Thursday, January 25, 2018

As part of the MLK50 Day of Kindness/Service, FedEx Team members volunteered at the Jimmie Hale Mission in Birmingham, AL. to prepare bagged lunches for 120 people. The lunched goodies included delicious peanut butter and jelly sandwiches prepared by the team members and bagged cookies.

The Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc. is a Christian-based, non-profit organization, which includes a homeless shelter for men, a shelter for women and children, after-school Bible clubs, recovery programs, learning centers, and thrift stores.

Bea Gaddy Family Center Inc

Friday, January 19, 2018

FedEx Ground employees in Baltimore, Maryland were delighted to donate 120 PB&J sandwiches to the Bea Gaddy Family Center, Inc. A community-based nonprofit organization that assists and provides food to needy families throughout the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Area and throughout Maryland. The team members are always happy to provide assistance to their neighbors with food, clothing, and other items.

Donating treats to the BEA Gaddy Family Center, Inc.

Friday, January 19, 2018

FedEx Ground employees in Baltimore, Maryland were delighted to donate 120 PB&J sandwiches to the BEA Gaddy Family Center, Inc. A community-based nonprofit organization that assists and provides food to needy families throughout the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Area and throughout Maryland. The team members are always happy to provide assistance to their neighbors with food, clothing, and other items.

Rise Against Hunger for FedEx Cares

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., and his dedication to community and service, over 700 FedEx volunteers in 11 cities spent the 2018 MLK Day of Service packaging more than 190,000 meals to support Rise Against Hunger. Meals were packed in Memphis, Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Newark, Orlando, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Washington D.C. These meals will be sent to countries around the world such as El Salvador, Mexico, Haiti, Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Vietnam.