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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 13, 2017
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The “Power Of One”, multiplied by many- Can Food Drive Orlando Florida benefiting our local United Way Community

Nov 30, 2016

With the United Way Charity Food Drive under way, employees at our Orlando location vowed to surpass last year’s goal. We filled bag, after bag, with good wholesome foods. Our local United Way Emergency & Homelessness Services Program will be providing this food for families right here in our area.

CHANDLER FOOD DRIVE PURPLE 300 PURPLE TOTES

Nov 30, 2016

We here in Chandler 858 chose Chandler Community Christian Center as the organization to assist for the FedEx Cares United Way Campaign. This location helps in so many areas including their work with food banks and homeless shelters, and by providing assistance for families in need. In October, our team donated over 1,000 pounds of food that would be delivered to Chandler Community Christian Center. In fact, we also collected at least 300 Purple Tote Bags worth of food that was used for delivering to families during the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Second Harvest Food Bank of East TN

Nov 30, 2016

We the team members from ZKNO 379, the FedEx Ground/Home delivery in Knoxville TN, help the Second Harvest Food Bank of East TN every year to help feed the hungry in our own area. 1 in 6 people in East Tennessee lives in poverty and has difficulty meeting basic needs. Among children in our community, 1 in 5 is at-risk of going hungry today. The need among senior citizens continues to rise. In our East Tennessee community an astounding 200,000 people are at-risk of hunger.

Pittsburgh's Purple Promise Delivers the Power of One

Nov 30, 2016

On October 28th, Pittsburgh’s FedEx Services Internal Audit team that supports FedEx Ground and GENCO united to support our local Ronald McDonald House. Since 1974, the Ronald McDonald House has provided vital resources to children and their families being served by leading hospitals with a place that feels like home while also providing access to health care. Pittsburgh’s local chapter services families who live more than 40 miles from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Our team wanted to give back to those families travelling far from their home by cooking them a hot meal.

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Nov 30, 2016

We are so fortunate for the things we have in our life, and Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect on who to give thanks to. However, there are children in our community that go home from school on Friday and have nothing to eat until they return to school Monday morning. The Central Alabama District wanted to give these kids a happy thanksgiving, and decided to help them by helping Feed the Valley Food Bank.