On Halloween, twice as many kids are hit and killed while walking than on any other day of the year. The sugar rush, yard-to-yard running and sense of community make it easier for a “rules no longer apply” mentality when trick-or-treating.
When FedEx received the opportunity to assist two orphaned and injured California sea lions, all hands were on deck to help. The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), a 501c3 non-profit, requested assistance to transport the sea lions from Los Angeles to Chicago where they would enjoy a forever home at the Brookfield Zoo. Unfortunately, their quality of life thus far had been poor.
The Forbes article notes the importance of a company focusing its CSR efforts in ways that are “unique to your organization.” FedEx strives to do just that as we focus our CSR work on areas aligned with our expertise and values.
At FedEx, giving is focused on five areas that align with business strengths and address some of the world’s problems in a thoughtful way. In addition to five pillar focus areas, FedEx also supports programs related to Diversity and Inclusion, which are important aspects of FedEx culture.
More than $500,000 worth of lifesaving supplies transported to Nassau
MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies via a dedicated flight today to help the people and communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
This summer, forty college scholars from Usher’s New Look (UNL) learned about career opportunities at FedEx. Usher’s New Look is a nonprofit providing leadership programs that support youth in underserved communities to find their passion, and in turn, their career pathway. Because 86% of UNL youth are first-generation college scholars, UNL developed the Moguls-in-Training Leadership Summit to support essential skills for college graduation and successful career transition.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., August 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The Walk Friendly Communities program (WFC) recognized three U.S. cities for their commitment to prioritize pedestrians and create safe, comfortable and inviting places to walk. The Walk Friendly Community designations include a Platinum-level designation for Portland, Oregon, only the fourth community to receive that honor. Both Burlington, Vermont, and Bellevue, Washington, were recognized as Silver-level Walk Friendly Communities.
August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx Hispanic Action Network (HAN) leadership recently attended the UnidosUS Annual Conference held in San Diego, CA, August 3 - 6. More than 3,000 visitors were on hand for the Conference and thousands more at the National Latino Family Expo that featured 125 exhibitors.