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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.

E.g., Jul 20, 2019
E.g., Jul 20, 2019

GPOH/5436 and ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION TREE PLANTING EVENT

Apr 26, 2019

Groveport Ground hosted an Arbor Day Foundation tree planting event at Pickerington Ponds Metro Park. We were joined by staff from GCOH/5432 and ECOL/429. Together we planted 79 large trees and 73 shrubs. Though the Ohio spring weather was cold, wet, and windy, FedEx showed up ready and eager to help. The park is a beautiful setting that is popular with bird watchers with more than 260 species seen. Even in the dreary weather, all involved were happy to be contributing to the ongoing forestation of the park.

National Arbor Day In Katy

Apr 26, 2019

The team went out to plant 3 trees in a nearby park in celebration of National Arbor Day.

Makai Pier Cleanup

Mar 23, 2019

FedEx Ground Honolulu, in partnership with 808Cleanups, hosted a reef and beach clean up at Maikai Pier Beach in Waimanalo Hawaii. Together they collected 9lb of fishing lead, 4 needles, 26lbs of concrete, and 186lbs of plastic and debris from the reefs and ocean front. FedEx Ground is working with 808Cleanups to increase its Corporate Social Responsibility and helping to keep a plastic free Hawaii going strong and cleaning up the beautiful beach of the islands. FedEx Ground is committed to do at least one project a month and looking to expand to all of the Hawaiian islands.

Move Along Sled Hockey Tournament

Mar 16, 2019

Melissa Eppard, Mark Eppard, DuRon Pitts, Jordanne Bailer, and Al Peck volunteered a total 12 hours at the Move Along Sled Hockey Tournament. We ran the clock, kept score, fed the players and fans.

Community Beach Cleanup

Feb 26, 2019

Our team of FedEx volunteers contributed over 53 hours of community service to San Diego and Beautiful Mb Inc. while collecting 48.7lbs of waste.

• Team Turtles 12.5lbs
• Team Jellyfish 9.0lbs
• Team Sharks 7.8lbs
• Team Manatees 4.3lbs
• Team Save the Ocean12.6lbs
• Team Save the Reefs 2.5lbs