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Volunteerism: The Core of FedEx Cares

90,500 hours

volunteered by FedEx Team Members during the fall FedEx Cares campaign

Giving back is part of the FedEx culture. Team members support our charitable investments and local community needs by dedicating their time where they live and work around the world. Volunteerism is more than a one-time event or delivery.

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Volunteerism & Purple Totes

Our goal is to donate ~$500K in goods to non-profits in need.

E.g., Oct 19, 2018
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ENAS - 382 Ground Green Week - Cleaning up the Roads in Mt. Juliet

Apr 20, 2018

The ENAS-382 station wrapped up Ground Green Week by volunteering in the community. The City of Mt. Juliet was thrilled to receive the phone call of them wanting to volunteer and directed them to areas where their help could make a difference. The group spent the afternoon picking up trash up and down one of newer and heavily traveled roads in the city.

GLC Bucharest Gives Back

Apr 14, 2018

The Global Leadership Corps is a cross OpCo program for sr mgrs, mgrs and ICs that goes to emerging markets to work pro-bono for local NGOs. GLC Team Bucharest spent the day planting trees with other volunteers in Romania for Recicleta, a local NGO working with recycling initiatives. Approximately 1000 trees were planted.

Blankets for Local Community

Mar 15, 2018

At Shakopee, Minnesota's ZMIN terminal, forty blankets were collected over the month of February and delivered to the Shakopee Community Action Project for distribution to local families in need of warmth this winter. Station packge handlers, staff, ISP's and drivers all contributed to this Blanket Drive

‎Wolf River Conservancy - 13th Annual Wolf River Conservancy Tree Planting

Mar 11, 2018

FedEx and International Paper were the lead sponsors for the ‎Wolf River Conservancy - 13th Annual Wolf River Conservancy Tree Planting. Despite the multiple changes to the date, time and the misty weather, over 30 team members came out to join the community in this planting. Over 150 volunteers helped to pot-up and plant over 4,500 native tree seedlings, including 12 species of flowering and bottomland hardwood trees. These trees will be used to restore habitats along the Wolf River and within Shelby Farms Park.

Plant the Parkways

Mar 1, 2018

The FedEx Operations Management Training worked with Memphis City Beautiful to plant trees along South Parkways in Memphis. The goal of the Plant the Parkways project is to plant 1000 trees along North, South and East Parkway, focusing on 8.5 miles of parkway medians. This will help beautify the neighborhood and bring pride to those in the area. FedEx Cares and Operations Management Training was excited to participate in the planting!