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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., Dec 17, 2018
E.g., Dec 17, 2018

FCUW Fort Worth & Coppell Campus - United Way of Houston - Hurricane Harvey In-Kind Donation Drive

Oct 2, 2017

The Fort Worth/Coppell campuses wanted like to fill as many purple tote bags as we could this year! Each building chose to focus on a specific area so we could collect a wide variety of items currently needed to support victims of Hurricane Harvey. Donations collected will be sent and distributed to United Way of Greater Houston.
NEW only towels, washcloths, dish towels, blankets, pillows, pillowcases and sheets

Serve 'em Up St Pius V

Oct 2, 2017

St Pius V. is a Catholic Church in Chicago that provide food and clothing for the homeless and less fortunate.
Freight ,Express, Service & Ground volunteer every Monday in the month of October as servants for a day

Seattle Market FedEx Team Packs Hope for Heart to Heart International

Sep 30, 2017

You never know when you might need some extra help. That’s why several FedEx team members across Puget Sound gathered as part of a fall FedEx Cares event to pack hygiene kits for disaster victims. In light of the recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, team members were quick to offer their help. The kits were part of an organized distribution by Heart to Heart International, a non-profit whose mission is to strengthen communities through improving health access, providing humanitarian development and administering crisis relief worldwide.

2nd Harvest Food Bank Food Drive

Sep 29, 2017

Youngstown Colocation held a food drive in conjunction with FedEx Cares and 2nd Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to raise items for individuals in our community. With the support of package handlers, office personnel, and drivers we were able to raise 292 pounds of food items that were donated to the 2nd Harvest Food Bank.

Boys & Girls Club Clothes Closet

Sep 28, 2017

The FedEx Global Brand team built and stocked a "Clothes Closet" for kids at a local Boys & Girls Club. Gently worn, new, school, and weekend clothes for kids ages 5-18 were organized and prepared for the local group. About 90% of the club members reside in high poverty, high crime neighborhood with the vast majority of kids coming from working class families who are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

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