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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., Sep 22, 2018
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ITO FedEx Family House visit

Oct 27, 2017

Our team visited the FedEx Family House on Friday, October 27. We had 26 people in attendance and our donations totaled over $500 worth of items in purple bags. We made cookies, rice-krispy treats and muffins and restocked and organized both the pantry and their storage room.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve in this way. Please see the attached pictures.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank NEOH District

Oct 27, 2017

On Friday, October 27th NEOH District was joined by team members of Business Sales Support to provide Purple Totes and volunteer at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

Someone In Need Needs You

Oct 27, 2017

The employees at the KREM Ground station in Colorado pulled together to stuff almost 300 totes filled with food, clothing, coats, and personal hygiene items. The totes were then delivered to the Mountain Family Center of Grand County. This is the only food bank in the county and they service all 8 towns within Grand County. They also provide services to neighboring Jackson County. They have a weekend/summer food program for children that are on the free and reduced lunch program at their school in an effort to fight hunger.

Clothes Cabin

Oct 26, 2017

Clothes Cabin is a nonprofit organization in Chandler, AZ that gives free clothing to people in need. Our mission is that no person or family within our service area lacks the clothing they need to secure employment, maintain a healthy and hygienic life, and be socially accepted.

In the last year, location helped almost 12,000 local individuals in need, giving them more than 100,000 articles of clothing and bedding. Clients are primarily families living in poverty, and 60% of the client list are children.

Gleaners Food Bank, Pontiac Michigan

Oct 26, 2017

Gleaners is a vital link between available food and those who need it most. Local and national producers have surplus food that may otherwise go to waste for lack of a way to safely and efficiently bring it to market. Human service agencies face tight budgets and increasing demand for services. Our expertise and facilities bring these valuable resources together to help ease the problem of hunger.