FedEx Cares 50 by 50
Launched in 2019, FedEx Cares has been on a journey to positively impact 50 million people by our 50th birthday on April 17, 2023.
We achieved this milestone early by working with more than 900 nonprofits and team members around the world to do good in their communities through volunteerism, community engagement, and countless other ways.
Together we are helping make the world a better place.
Updated Apr 14th 2023
1 in 50 Million
FedEx Cares is committed to doing good in communities around the world through the nonprofits we support and our dedicated team members. During this last year of the FedEx Cares 50 by 50 campaign, we’re highlighting some of the individuals who have been positively impacted in a special series: 1 in 50 million.
Elevating women and youth farmers in Mali
Mariam is one of the women farmers participating in a Rise Against Hunger project and has learned about innovative agriculture techniques, land rights and how to mitigate climate change effects. "The yield of my crops increased and I’m so happy to be part of this project.”Read more
Startup helps Indian driver improve his business
Jagadeesh is one driver who has grown and improved his business with the help of Three Wheels United. “I had a dream to drive an auto, but I didn’t have the money to own and worked as a garment worker."Read More
Volunteers deliver holiday cheer for 19,000 U.S. troops
Over 220 FedEx volunteers gathered in early October to assemble a record-breaking number of holiday care packages with the USO. Team members made quick work kitting over 19,240 care kits that deliver a small slice of home to the troops.Read more
An "accidental business"
When COVID-19 hit, India Russell and Lamont Stuckey, Co-Founders of Veganish Foodies turned to e-commerce, selling their wildly popular Everythang Sauce online, with the help of the FedEx E-commerce Learning Lab. “The most impactful lesson for us was the product description course. To attract new customers, we had to think outside the box and expand our product in order to cater to all types of foodies,” says India Russell.Read more
Losing all of your personal possessions in a fire is traumatic – when you own a home-based business, it’s even more devastating. Fortunately, Krishna Powell received help from an unexpected source – her cohort members in the Babson College Black Women Entrepreneurial Leadership (BWEL) program. “I wouldn’t be here today without them.”Read more
AdaptAbilities offers independence to those with special needs
Meet Hannah Heimbaugh, one of 30 recipients awarded $10K each as part of the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund. She created AdaptAbilites in 2019 to provide accessible and affordable switch adapted toys and devices for all age groups and offer those with special needs “independence through innovation.” She believes that disability does not mean inability!Read more