FedEx Helps Deliver Sight With the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital

Aug 24, 2012 1:15 PM ET
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This three-minute video won the Boston College 2012 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. It tells the story of the humanitarian assistance FedEx supports through our work with ORBIS International, a global blindness prevention and treatment agency. The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital is the world's only airborne eye training and surgical center. FedEx provides maintenance support for the plane, volunteer pilots and program support volunteers. We also deliver medical supplies, at no charge, to ORBIS clinics around the world.


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