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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 15, 2017
E.g., Dec 15, 2017

Chicago North District helps Wings Program

Nov 22, 2016

Chicago North District is comprised of a team that believes in giving back! We choose to help the Wings Program, the largest domestic violence housing agency in the state of Illinois and supports three times as many children as adults. Our team contacted Wings to offer items from The Wish List on their website to fill our Purple Tote Bags. Much to our pleasure, the logistic director we worked with was thrilled and completely grateful to hear from FedEx.

School Supply donations

Nov 22, 2016

One employee from the ZSWN team helped organize a school supply drive that was to support the Manchester Public Schools in Manchester, CT. The reasoning behind helping these schools is because the team wanted to help children who may not have access to vital school supplies that many take for granted. In a matter of just over 2 weeks, ZSWN was able to collect enough supplies to fill 30 Purple Tote Bags that were filled backpacks, pencils, pens, lunch bags, note books, binders, crayons, etc. for the children to use as they please.

CHANDLER SCHOOL SUPPLIES DONATION

Nov 22, 2016

On September 16th, Chandler 858 Ground & CPC Department contributed to the FedEx Cares United Way Campaign by delivering needed item's for an after school science program. This program is ran by a 4th grade school teacher from Andersen Elementary. She is in charge of a science program on her own budget for after school program and assistance is always welcome. A team member from the CPC department researched and located this teacher and together we worked to collected needed Items.

FedEx Ground Corporate Legal Supports our Local Furry Friends

Nov 21, 2016

On November 21, 2016, members from the FedEx Ground Corporate Legal Department wanted to keep tradition and donate to the Western PA Humane Society by delivering numerous Purple Tote Bags. The Purple Tote Bags were filled with everything and anything the animals would need, and office supplies that the Humane Society could use on a daily basis to help run the facility.

Helping The Cody Cupboard

Nov 21, 2016

Our station decided to do a food drive to help our local food pantry get ready for the holiday season. To educate our team on what they could do to help, a board was posted with information about the Cody Cupboard and the items most needed for donation. Cody Cupboard is an organization, that has been around since June 1987, helping people in Cody, WY by providing food to those in need.