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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 13, 2017
E.g., Dec 13, 2017

FedEx Team Supports Feed My Starving Children

Oct 19, 2017

On Thursday, October 19th the Chicago Market team had our first FedEx Cares activity for FY18, and supported a local Feed My Starving Children location. Through our collective efforts, we packed 124 boxes totaling 26,784 meals - that will feed 73 children for one year! Our team of volunteers contributed over 30 hours of community service to FMSC! We also collected $300 in monetary donations for our Jeans Day.

Bringing Smiles to kids in the hospital - FedEx Office Plano, TX

Oct 18, 2017

The Quality & Operational Effectiveness team saw a need in the local area where our headquarters is located, Plano, TX. Many of the children from infant to teens visit The Children's Medical hospital near our building. Many children have long stays at the hospital to become well and need things to occupy their time. So we filled 50 purple totes with activity supplies to help them out.


Operations coordinator

Oct 17, 2017

Over the month of September and beginning of October we did a Coat drive at the ZMIN 0554 terminal in Shakopee, Minnesota. We collected 40 coats and brought them to our local Shakopee Community Action Project Office.
The coats will be given to those in need.
Package handlers, full time staff, driver and Independent Service Providers all contributed to this coat drive!

D57 Purple Tote Donation for The Children's Home Network of Tampa

Oct 16, 2017

District 57 came through yet again for The Children's Home Network of Tampa!!!
We collected 30 purple totes, valued at around $3000!
This has become a yearly event that District 57 has taken part of, for one of the nicest organizations out there!
The Children's Home Network is partnered with the United Way to provide multiple services for the youth of the greater Tampa Bay Area. Its an organization that basically started 22 years after the end of the Civil War, and it has since grown to help over 25,000 children and adults A YEAR!!!


The Northshore 1/2 Marathon

Oct 15, 2017

We volunteered for a local charity called Miracle League Northshore. This charity is helping Construct a artificial surface baseball field so children of all abilities can fulfill their dreams of playing baseball.
The Northshore 1/2 Marathon gave back to this charity by our team volunteering our time turn into donation money for the Miracle League Northshore.