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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.

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Fed Ex Ground BIRM/352-Christmas Donations-Spectrum Child and Family Services - Detroit, MI

Dec 20, 2018

Fed Ex Ground / BIRM/352 - Christmas Donations for: Spectrum Child and Family Services - Detroit Michigan, Donations will be placed at the two shelters (Davenport and Destiny Centers). These shelters are for females ages 8-17 who suffer from emotional, behavioral and mental health issues.
We wanted to help make their Christmas special.

Spreading Holiday Cheer in Miami

Dec 16, 2018

On December 16, FedEx volunteers from the Miami market participated in the Toys for Kids Miami (TFKM) Annual Toy Giveaway Event. The goal of the event is to make sure every child in need has a brand new toy for the holidays. In the spirit of giving back to the communities where team members live and work, FedEx provided a charitable grant to TFKM, and some toys to help ensure no child would leave empty-handed. According to Lenny Vaughn, Sr. Manager at FedEx Ground, the kids really enjoyed the FedEx toys, which included teddy bears, soccer balls and die-cast vehicle sets.

Seattle FedEx Market Joins Operation Warm to Give Over 500 Coats to Students

Dec 10, 2018

For some kids the gift of a brand new winter coat might be the only gift they receive all year. For the students of Chinook Elementary School in Auburn, Wash. their holiday came early this year. Over 40 FedEx volunteers worked with Operation Warm to provide over 500 brand new coats to Chinook as part of FedEx Cares.

Angel Tree

Dec 7, 2018

We are joining the mission to help Santa this year. We have reached out to the Salvation Army to join their Angel Tag program. Angel tags are a way to give to children who may otherwise not have anything under the Christmas tree. In our mission we have received 35 Angel tags and have teammates buying gifts for children who wasn't on a tag.

Little Wishes - Foster and Adoptive Care

Dec 1, 2018

Little Wishes provides gifts for children in foster care in the St. Louis and surrounding counties. FedEx has partnered with Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition on Little Wishes Shopping Day every year since 2005. Many FedEx members bring their families to support. It is truly a holiday tradition. The community purchases the gifts and the FedEx volunteers set up and package the gifts, put the shipping labels on them and load them on the truck for shipping.