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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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ZJON/ Jonesboro Community Thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2018

ZJON 0724 volunteered to help the less fortunate this Thanksgiving 2018

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. - Mahatma Gandhi

Sound the Alarm! Fresno

Nov 17, 2018

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, five teams from FedEx Supply Chain GSK facility partnered with our local chapter of the American Red Cross to install and test smoke alarms in 25 homes in under-served communities in Fresno, CA. This was a joint collaborative effort between the Display Packaging Center & Regional Distribution Center. The day was a great success! The Red Cross facilitators expected between 40-50 alarms to be installed during this event, but we installed 86 because our site motto is: "Fresno Gets It Done!"

Seattle FedEx Team Doubles Disaster Relief Efforts

Nov 13, 2018

Building off their success from last year assembling 900 hygiene kits, Seattle FedEx Cares volunteers doubled their efforts. This year the team’s goal was to assemble 1800 hygiene kits to be used in disaster relief efforts by Heart to Heart International. Heart to Heart International is a non-profit whose mission is to strengthen communities through improving health access, providing humanitarian development and administering crisis relief worldwide.

GTS/USI FedExFamilyHouse Stock the Expansion

Nov 7, 2018

The GTS and USI organizations under Donna Cook, VP Global Trade Services and Robby Beau, VP Int'l Frt & Special Services, came together to Stock the FedExFamilyHouse Expansion. The FedExFamilyHouse first opened in Dec 2010 with 24 suites to be a "home away from home" for families of patients at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. The House provides the comforts of home at no cost to those who stay. The Expansion offers 51 new rooms and needed to be stocked and ready. Our team stepped in and provided ~200 bags full of all the goodies needed for the families.

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Chicagoland LIN II Outreach

Nov 6, 2018

It was fun and full of energy helping the local food depository prepare frozen food. We exercised all of our experiences and created the fastest supply chain "known to man"
The Purple Promise and the esprit de corps motivated us to compete with other Volunteers that were present. We packaged 500 Handling Units, 500 Bills, 50 units per pallet, 100% depart, .15% LTC, 0.08 CTS...while maintaining NO ACCIDENTS & NO INJURIES
Living the PSP (FXFR) at it's finest