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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

Verrazano District and the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger

Oct 26, 2017

Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger has been around since 1998 and started out of a church basement. They are currently located in the heart of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York and are now the largest pantry in Brooklyn. Bed-Stuy Campaign told us that they usually serve about 27,000 unduplicated individuals per month but their numbers go up by 1/3 at Thanksgiving.

Tri-County Empire St. Martha's Pantry Volunteer Day

Oct 25, 2017

Tri-County Sales Team & 4 OpCo's (2Ground, Freight & Express Stations) Raise $601 Dollars for the United Way + Donated 101 Purple FedEx Cares Tote Bags filled with 450+ Non-Perishable Foods worth over $650.00 for St. Martha's Pantry helping 540+ Families.

Colonial District Prepares "Redi-Bags" for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Oct 24, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Region, Colonial Sales District, participated in our FedEx Cares Day on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Roc Solid Foundation. Roc Solid Foundation assists families with pediatric cancer patients. Roc Solid Ready Bags are given to families on the worst day of their lives… the day they find out their child has cancer. Their battle often starts that day, with their child being admitted to start treatment, and everything else comes to a screeching halt.

Miracle League Northshore

Oct 24, 2017

The ZCOV Station choose to give back to a local organization this year call The Miracle League Northshore. We handed out 70 Purple Totes to children after 2 baseball games. The Miracle League NorthShore is non profit organization raising money to construct an artificial surface baseball field that will allow children of all abilities to fulfill their dreams of playing baseball. Our hearts were touched by giving back to the children of our community.

Project Homeless Connect

Oct 23, 2017

More than 100 homeless men and women were treated to a hot breakfast Monday, and given essentials to make them more comfortable: personal hygiene items, blankets, long johns & socks (Just in time for the first Mississippi cold snap), food staples, and more. The local United Way of SE Mississippi has been doing a "census" of the area homeless for the past few years and this annual service event helps to connect them to the products and services they need.