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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 11, 2017
E.g., Dec 11, 2017

Support our Soldiers!

Dec 5, 2016

A collaborative effort was formed with the Fort Worth Hub and Linehaul, Fort Worth Local, SWST District office and CPC, our combined team decided to assist the Support our Soldiers charity as part of the FedEx Cares United Way Campaign. Support our Soldiers is a non-profit organization started and run by Teresa Nelson. She corresponds through email directly with deployed soldiers to find out what their needs are and sends them packages along with letters of thanks. Some soldiers do not have family and this is their only mail.

The Mid-South Food Bank - Memphis - FedEx Express Financial Planning

Dec 5, 2016

The Mid-South Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks, has been fighting the war against hunger for over 30 years. They serve counties in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee, three states reporting among the highest rates of food insecurity in the nation, according to Feeding America’s 2014 report. The Mid-South Food Bank focuses on feeding children, families, and seniors by accepting donations of food and money, then partnering with local organizations to feed needy and hungry people.

FedEx Supports Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition on Little Wishes Shopping Day

Dec 3, 2016

Little Wishes Shopping Day - FedEx Cares has partnered with the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition on Little Wishes Shopping Day every year since the very beginning - 12 years and counting! It would not be possible without the support and volunteers of FedEx Employees. What we love about this partnership is that the same FedEx employees volunteer year after year on Shopping Day. Many of them bring their families – the event is truly a “Holiday Tradition” for lots of FedEx and St. Louis families and it continues to grow. It is really special to have that connection with the community.

Team RAF Contributes to Mid-South Food Bank

Dec 2, 2016

The Strategy, Innovation, and Product Development Marketing team from Memphis and Collierville, TN chose to work with the Mid-South Food Bank for the FedEx Cares United Way Campaign. Our team chose this organization because of their mission to change lives by eliminating hunger in the Mid-South. By providing food for families, children and seniors, we impact their lives by solving one of the biggest struggles they face: getting enough nutritious food to eat to live a healthy life. and how important they are.

Animal Services of King County

Dec 1, 2016

When brainstorming of where to donate Purple Tote Bags for this years United Way campaign, an animal shelter was a no brainer. In fact, our team from Kent, Washington decided to specifically help Regional Animal Services of King County, an animal shelter stationed in Kent. Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) provides King County with sustainable, cost effective services that protect people and animals, while providing humane animal care.