About MLK50

Honoring the legacy of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

50 Acts of Kindness or Service

Commit to completing 50 acts of kindness or service between January 15 and April 9, 2018 to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

No act of kindness or service is too small. Click here for a sample list of things you can do to make a difference in your community.

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Are you a FedEx employee committed to making a positive impact in your community? Share your photos, videos and stories for an opportunity to be spotlighted in our FedEx MLK50 campaign. Be sure to use #FedExCares #MLK50 when posting your stories to social media.

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Team Chandler Clothes Cabin -Helping those in need

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

On Friday January 25th, Team Chandler worked together to package School Uniforms for “Clothes Cabin of Chandler”. Together the FedEx Cares Team in Chandler sorted and packaged over 5,000 articles of clothing, that will be given to families in need or to those who cannot afford school uniforms in the Chandler area. It’s important that children are given the tools to succeed, as they are our future.

GRNB 0274 MLK Event Second Harvest Food Bank

Friday, January 25, 2019

70 GRNB Hub Employees volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Winston Salem, NC. This food bank works together with more than 470 partner programs-community food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and youth and senior feeding programs servicing local communities in 18 counties---they help more than 300,000 neighbors in need each year, including 100,00 children.

Bowling Green HD: Salvation Army

Friday, April 13, 2018

Several volunteers from the Bowling Green Home Delivery facility served donuts and coffee at the local Salvation Army as well as prepared 150 PB&Js for lunch. Volunteers assisted children with activities such as arts and crafts and board games. They also donated coloring books and snacks.

The Customer Pickup Coordinator Completes Outreach Project

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Customer Pickup Coordination (CPC) department supported the “MLK 50” initiative by completing community outreach events across the network from Jan 15th through Feb 9th. A few examples of local events include volunteering at the Pittsburgh Animal Friends, supporting the Secaucus Food Bank, and assisting with the West Region PB&J donation events. Additionally, all 36 CPC operations across the network along with the PGH CPC support team, completed a book drive, which resulted in 5,672 total books being donated to 32 different charities.

Richmond- 232: Richmond Children’s Museum Book Bank

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Richmond Station traveled to the Richmond Ronald McDonald House to prepare lunch meals for families at two local hospitals (VCU NICU & St. Mary's). The wonderful staff at RMHC provided a tour of the facility. They showed the importance of donations/volunteer hours and the impact it has on the success of their operation. The Ronald McDonald House is an amazing organization that is dedicated to helping families through some of the most difficult times in their lives. The Richmond staff gladly stands side by side with their efforts and looks forward to working with them again.