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2017 Global Citizenship Report

Explore our citizenship goals and progress. Hear from the people who deliver it forward every day.

Access Magazine

The Access platform, now in its 10th year, explores the latest ideas defining global connectivity — and the opportunities those ideas bring to businesses and communities.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

“A Unified Front: Business Partnerships for Effective Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery,” comprised of case studies from the business community. This section highlights the story of the FedEx response after the Nepal earthquake in 2015.

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Operation Warm and FedEx Coat Giving Event Highlights 2018

Volunteerism: The core of FedEx Cares

Mar 15, 2019

Are you a FedEx team member who is passionate about giving back to your community?

We have a challenge for you!

Volunteer with your favorite nonprofits, and you could select one to receive a grant from FedEx.

The three U.S. volunteers with the most hours volunteered and recorded in the volunteer system between March 15 and May 31, 2019, will choose a nonprofit to receive a grant from FedEx.

  • 1st place volunteer will win a $10,000 grant
  • 2nd place volunteer will win a $5,000 grant
  • 3rd place volunteer will win a $2,500 grant

Click here to learn more about the Volunteer Grant Challenge. If you have questions, please email fedexcares@fedex.com.

FedEx and Rise Against Hunger Team Up to Pack 140,000 Meals on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Jan 21, 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 17, 2019 —More than 500 FedEx team members across nine cities will team up with Rise Against Hunger to pack meals for the world’s hungry in recognition of the Martin Luther King Day Jr. Day of Service.

This is the sixth year FedEx has worked with Rise Against Hunger, an organization dedicated to fighting food insecurity and malnutrition around the world.  This nationwide event provides employees with an opportunity to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service.  FedEx employees will be packing meals simultaneously on January 21 in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Indianapolis, Memphis, Newark, Orlando, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C.

Santa’s Helpers Make Special Trees for Troops Delivery

Dec 21, 2018
 

Who knew some of Santa’s biggest helpers were FedEx Freight drivers?

Since Santa and Mrs. Claus can’t be everywhere before the holidays, FedEx Freight drivers, Chuck and Sarah Fiske step in to help. For the past seven years, the husband and wife duo have visited schools, daycares and nursing homes with one mission: to bring joy to children of all ages by playing the role of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

This holiday season, the Fiskes’ traveled more than 600 miles from their home in Butte, Montana to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington to help the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation deliver Christmas trees for the Trees for Troops program.

FedEx Volunteers Deliver Support to Communities In Areas of Japan

Dec 6, 2018

TOKYO, December 6, 2018 – As part of the global FedEx Cares initiative held each year, employees of FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), volunteered in Japan to help restore the local environment.

121 volunteers participated in collecting trash, cleaning up the streets and parks near FedEx offices and facilities in nine areas across Japan: Saitama, Tokyo, Aichi (Nagoya and Toyohashi), Mie, Kyoto, Kanagawa, Osaka, and Okayama. The activities resulted in the collecting of 466.3-kilogram trash.