“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of the January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members from across the country submitted essays answering the question – “How are you working with a nonprofit to honor Dr. King’s legacy and promote inclusion in your community?”
We’re happy to announce the essay contest winners!
Since March, International Medical Corps has deployed 29 emergency medical field units across the US. Many of these units have been delivered to the sites thanks to FedEx. The units provide surge capacity to medical facilities overflowing with patients due to the pandemic in the US, ensuring they have critically needed space for triage and treatment of COVID-19 patients, or treatment of patients without the virus.
Many healthcare products are derived from biologic products or other components that make them highly susceptible to damage from heat, not to mention light exposure and unsafe handling. In recent decades, significant advances in cell therapy, tissue-based products, transplant medicine and biopharmaceuticals have created new treatment alternatives for patients, but ensuring they reach those patients in a viable state demands innovation in cold chain systems.
MISSISSAUGA, ON., January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Express Canada, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and Innomar Strategies, announced recently that the country’s first operations to distribute the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Canada on behalf of the Government of Canada are underway.
Company to begin transporting first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shipments for McKesson Corp
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media / – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced recently that operations are in motion to transport Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for McKesson Corp. throughout the United States.
The 2020 California wildfire season brought unprecedented destruction. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California experienced 9,639 fires, burning more than 4 million acres of land. These statistics not only beat the previous year (6,872 fires and 1.4 million acres burned), but also the 5-year average, which sits at 5,674 fires and 446,052 acres burned.
FedEx is a proud supporter of seven diverse scholarship organizations focused on increased access to higher educational opportunities and leadership development. For the last four years, FedEx has supported the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) through direct scholarships and the Fund’s annual Leadership Institute to help increase the pipeline of diverse talent for internships and employment.
Over the past few weeks, more than 200 U.S. FedEx team members nominated and voted for their favorite nonprofit for the FedEx Cares 2020 Giving Tuesday Grant Contest. The top three winners based on team member votes will receive a grant from FedEx.
Finding a job may seem pretty straightforward – update your resume, fill out an application, interview for the job. However, if you’re one of the estimated 3.5 million Americans with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), it’s not that simple.
For many high-functioning young adults with autism, it is not a lack of intelligence or ability but rather a lack of training, education and social support that limits their futures.
When asked to think of a local organization that is dedicated to helping people, one name immediately came to mind – The Arc Gateway. The Arc Gateway’s purpose is to provide the best possible life experiences for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Since 1954, Arc Gateway has provided life-enhancing programs that help the people they serve realize their dreams, without regard for race, creed, color, sex or any other attribute. They see ABILITY not the disability.