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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.

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GNRO Memphis – visits FedEx Family House and Shelby Farms Park

Dec 7, 2016

The Global Network Revenue Optimization (GNRO) department picked two separate activities to display their commitment to the United Way cause. One group went to deliver Purple Tote Bags and bake cookies for families at FedEx Family House while the other group volunteered at Shelby Farms Park.

The Power of ONE- Community First Village- Austin TX

Dec 7, 2016

Community First Village (CFV) is a 27-acre master planned community that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for the disabled, chronically homeless in Central Texas. A development of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, this transformative residential program exists to love and serve our neighbors who have been living on the streets, while also empowering the surrounding community into a lifestyle of service with the homeless.

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.