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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., Jun 22, 2018
E.g., Jun 22, 2018

Operations coordinator

Oct 17, 2017

Over the month of September and beginning of October we did a Coat drive at the ZMIN 0554 terminal in Shakopee, Minnesota. We collected 40 coats and brought them to our local Shakopee Community Action Project Office.
The coats will be given to those in need.
Package handlers, full time staff, driver and Independent Service Providers all contributed to this coat drive!

D57 Purple Tote Donation for The Children's Home Network of Tampa

Oct 16, 2017

District 57 came through yet again for The Children's Home Network of Tampa!!!
We collected 30 purple totes, valued at around $3000!
This has become a yearly event that District 57 has taken part of, for one of the nicest organizations out there!
The Children's Home Network is partnered with the United Way to provide multiple services for the youth of the greater Tampa Bay Area. Its an organization that basically started 22 years after the end of the Civil War, and it has since grown to help over 25,000 children and adults A YEAR!!!


The Northshore 1/2 Marathon

Oct 15, 2017

We volunteered for a local charity called Miracle League Northshore. This charity is helping Construct a artificial surface baseball field so children of all abilities can fulfill their dreams of playing baseball.
The Northshore 1/2 Marathon gave back to this charity by our team volunteering our time turn into donation money for the Miracle League Northshore.

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.