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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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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.

Delivering Shoes to the Sojourner Truth House

Dec 1, 2016

The Hammond terminal team from Indiana really pulled together for the FedEx Cares United Way Campaign. This year, the team decided to participate in a United Way Shoe Donation event that was focused on helping the Sojourner Truth House. Sojourner Truth House is a charity in Gary, Indiana dedicated to providing aid to homeless and at-risk women in the community by providing housing and training to help feed and empower these women to eventually be able to support themselves.

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.

Ronald McDonald House Meals from the Heart

Dec 1, 2016

Managers of the CH District, as well as the CH District MDDO and RVP of the MIWE Region participated in the Ronald McDonald House Meals from the Heart program. The organization houses families that have sick children staying at the nearby children's hospitals, providing a 'home away from home.' The mission of the Ronald McDonald House is to care for families of children with complex medical needs by providing comfort, compassion and a sense of community.

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.