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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., Oct 18, 2018
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Hope for the Holidays Fundraiser at Shakopee, MN

Dec 6, 2017

The ZMIN 554/3554 Station, in Shakopee, Minnesota sponsored four families this year in the local Community Action Program’s Adopt a family event for Christmas.
The station raised a total of 1200.00 in total gifts - 947.00 raised as cash, the rest as directly purchased gifts.

Each family was to receive $50/person, or $200 per family.

The parents of each family all received $50 visa gift cards, and the children received gifts from their wish list.

Children’s gifts included:

Make a Child Smile DFW1 Coppell

Dec 6, 2017

DFW1 in Coppell Texas sponsored 11 families and 25 children this holiday season. This is our 2nd year to participate.

The purpose of Make a Child Smile (intended solely for children enrolled in CISD and residing within the city limits of Coppell) is just what it says - to do our part to put big, happy smiles on the faces of all children in Coppell at Christmas time.

ENAS-382 Fills Purple Totes for the Wilson County Backpack Program

Dec 4, 2017

In partnership with the United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland, Station ENAS-382 participated in a Purple Tote food collection for The Wilson County Backpack Program.

FedEx Cares brings Chritmas to children in Abangares

Dec 2, 2017

Last Saturday December 2nd, we had our annual FedEx Cares Christmas activity in Costa Rica, our 2nd activity in FY18. With the coordination of our Costa Rica FedEx Cares Committee lead by Carlos Diaz, more than 40 volunteers participated in the 2017 Christmas activity, for a total of 230 volunteer hours. FedEx employees, vendors and family members contributed in gathering Christmas gifts for 70 children of nearby communities in Abangares, all from low income families.

Project Engineering FedEx Supply Chain Team Up with Asset STEM Education

Nov 17, 2017

The Mission of the ASSET Stem Education system is to advance teaching and learning to engage, inspire and empower all learners. Their vision is to continue to systemically improve education by equipping educators with effective tools and strategies to create innovative and relevant learning environments so all students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work, live, contribute and lead in a a global community.