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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., Dec 13, 2017
E.g., Dec 13, 2017

FedEx Cross Border chose Paws Rescue Group for our 1st annual Purple Tote campaign!

Oct 13, 2017

Many of the FedEx Cross Border employees have adopted their pets from a rescue or shelter, so they are well aware that saving lives and giving second chances comes with many expenses. Such expenses are spay or neuter, heart worm treatment, heart worm prevention, flea and tick prevention, surgeries, vaccinations, micro-chipping, vet appointments, food, bedding, etc.

FedEx Team Indy sorts food for Gleaners Food Bank

Oct 9, 2017

The Indianapolis market Annual FedEx Cares event had 110 volunteers, representing team members from all of the FedEx Operating companies in the Indianapolis market. Volunteers sorted and packed food for two of the programs at Gleaners Food Bank. Backsacks for kids includes shelf-stable food that does not need refrigeration, and has enough food for 5 small meals and a snack for the weekend. 2,610 Backsacks of food were filled for the kids in the community. The Community Cupboard is designed to give Central Indiana hungry neighbors the feel of shopping in a grocery store.

Fedex Cares-Austin-Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First Gardens

Oct 7, 2017

The mission of Mobile Loaves & Fishes is to provide food and clothing, to cultivate community and to promote dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need. FedEx Cares volunteers worked in the Village Community Gardens. The CF! Village is a 27 acre community that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for the disabled, chronically homeless in Central Texas. The village has 4 acres of gardens where volunteers worked alongside the resident gardening crew to expand and finish out their perennial garden beds.

Tunica Humane Society Volunteer Day

Oct 6, 2017

The loyal purple team returned again this year to Tunica Humane Society to offer assistance and support during the FedEx Cares volunteer day on Friday, Oct. 6th. Volunteers came from all over FedEx and included teammates from The Pilot Group, Crew Planning, Crew Staffing, Crew Travel Services along with a variety of volunteers from FedEx Services and FedEx Ground.
It was an eventful and productive day. As usual our volunteer day was filled with hard work, friendship, emotional moments and lots of puppy and kitty love.

FedEx Cares volunteers at The Boys and Girls Club of Haverhill, MA

Oct 6, 2017

The North Shore of Boston Field Sales team volunteered a half day at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill, MA. This was our third year in a row participating with the kids on homework help, artwork, indoor games, dancing and crafts. Over 200 kids interacted with our team and made this another special event.