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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 9, 2018
E.g., Dec 9, 2018

FedEx Cares Week - St. Mary's Soup Kitchen

Sep 17, 2018

The FedEx Bluff City Team spent a week at St. Mary's soup kitchen. They helped St. Mary's by organizing their clothes closets in order to prepare for the winter season and prepare lunch meals to hand out to those less fortunate. Each day there was a team of four people who brought tote bags filled with items that were requested.

Dinner at the Quantum House - "Chef for the Day"

Sep 17, 2018

FedEx Employees and volunteers from World Wide Sales, LNA, PBI, WPLM, PLMB, and Latin America/Caribbean all contributed meals to feed 30 families staying at the Quantum House.
Many of these families will be staying at the Quantum House for over three months, while their child gets limb lengthening, orthopedic or another type of surgery, therapy and treatment.
The families loved talking to people outside the hospital and loved the purple FedEx Cares bags for carrying their stuff back and forth from the Quantum House to St. Mary's Hospital.

Grand Rapids - Meals on Wheels Volunteer Event

Sep 14, 2018

The Grand Rapids FXG team volunteered their time and effort to assist a wonderful organization with "Meals on Wheels" of Western Michigan. Their awesome attitude and hustle produced more than 1,300+ packaged meals in a 3 hour span. These meals are then delivered to the elderly and home-bound individuals that may not have the means or ability to make or even buy these meals on their own. Also, receiving a healthy meal in their own home is about more than just nutrition. It’s a chance for social interaction and it allows them to retain a sense of dignity and independence.

OP&E Dallas Freedom Day 9-11-2018

Sep 11, 2018

The Dallas OP&E team participated in Freedom Day, 9/11/2018. We worked with Farmers Assisting Returning Veterans (FARM). FARM provides agricultural training, employment opportunities and alternative therapies to all Military Veterans. The Dallas OP&E team helped jump start their urban farm located in downtown Dallas. We moved a lot of dirt and pulled a lot of weeds.

FedEx Supply Chain Fulfillment Fontana and BD Redlands, Kicks off FY 19 FedEx Cares Campaign

Sep 8, 2018

FedEx Supply Chain Fulfillment, Fontana and FedEx Supply Chain BD, Redlands, kicked off FY19 FedEx Cares Campaign with helping the Foothill Family Shelter. The Shelter offers clothing and food to families in need. The team operating today out of their Thrift Store Cleaning the store, sorting donations, organizing the store, in addition the team donated additional clothing and canned goods to stock up the Shelters food bank. Over 26 Teammates and Family members