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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., Feb 25, 2018
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Latino Memphis - FedEx Internal Audit Freight Team

Dec 7, 2016

This year, the FedEx Internal Audit Freight team chose to support Latino Memphis as our United Way agency. Our team collected children’s books to fill our Purple Tote Bags, which will be used at the agency’s Dia de los Reyes event. Latino Memphis celebrates the holiday with a dinner and giving the books to children as gifts.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - FedEx Services Internal Audit Teams (Memphis)

Dec 7, 2016

It costs roughly $2.4 million a day to run St. Jude and despite massive corporate partnerships with brands like Target, Kay Jewelers, Chili's Grill & Bar, the majority of funding comes from individual donors like the FedEx Services Internal Audit teams. St. Jude is a happy place even though the families have every reason to be frightened, angry, and nervous. All of the children are made to feel as normal as possible and many of these children look nothing like their former selves while they are undergoing treatment for cancer or other catastrophic diseases.

PHX & NPX Forgotten Angel Toy Drive

Dec 7, 2016

The Salvation Army continues to assist those in need with several programs during the season and throughout the year with programs like the Coat Drive, Food Drive & Toy Drives, and so much more. In Arizona, the Christmas Angel program or Forgotten Angel toy drives help make it possible to put presents underneath the tree for so many valley children who might not otherwise receive a gift at all or get to experience the joy and cheer of the season. This is the 31st Annual Christmas Angel production.

Cargo Claims Donates to Children's Charity Ministry

Dec 7, 2016

North Arkansas is a beautiful place full of picturesque scenery and compassionate and charitable people. However, even here there are hundreds of “invisible” children and families who suffer from hunger and the lack of other basic needs.

FedEx Freight PHX Food Drive for St. Marys Food Bank

Dec 7, 2016

The FedEx Freight PHX Service Center held a food drive to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance of Phoenix, Az. St. Mary’s Food Bank was founded in 1967 and works with many agencies throughout the country to distribute donated food. The Phoenix location supplies emergency food boxes to families all over Arizona at fixed locations and via their Mobile Food Pantry program. Through the Kids Café program, they provide an estimated 3,000 meals to children in after school and summer programs.