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FedEx Express Aircraft Named in Honor of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Patient Kenzie

Ninth Annual Purple Eagle Ceremony Featured During WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/– FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and the world’s largest express transportation company, dedicated a Cessna Caravan to Kenzie, a 17-year-old patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, on Thursday at TPC Southwind during the first day of play in the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. This is the ninth year of the Purple Eagle Program, which honors a St. Jude patient who is also the child of a FedEx team member.

Singing About the Unsung Heroes

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When we hear the words “unsung heroes” we think about those special people who go about the business of saving lives and helping those in need with no thought for themselves. While many of these serve as first responders, medical personnel, and others on the front lines, there are also many sitting in the cube next to you, or in the office down the hall, or joining you on a computer screen during a virtual call.

Water Mission and FedEx Keep the Drinking Water Flowing in Honduras

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The following is a guest blog from Aaron Mason at Water Mission

Denis, 32, took the storm warnings seriously. He moved his wife, daughter, grandmother, and five other family members from the home they share in La Danta, Honduras, to stay with relatives who live on higher ground. A farmer, Denis also felt responsible for his grandmother’s 27 cows, herding them to a friend’s pasture in another village where they would be safe.  

Thanks to those decisions, although Hurricane Eta’s fury took many of his family’s possessions, but not their lives.  

FedEx Ground and Berkshire Grey Team Up to Streamline Small Package Processing

New Sortation Solution Enables Autonomous Package Processing And Improved Optimization
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), has recently implemented Berkshire Grey’s Robotic Product Sortation and Identification (RPSi) systems at its station in Queens, NY. Berkshire Grey, a developer of Intelligent Enterprise Robotics solutions, executed the RPSi systems to robotically sort the thousands of small packages that arrive daily in bulk into containers bound for other specific hubs and stations across the FedEx Ground network.

Delivering Critical Aid to Haiti

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As doctors and nurses on the frontlines work to treat those affected by the deadly earthquake in Haiti, FedEx is working with multiple humanitarian agencies to deliver aid where it’s needed most. Through a collaboration with non-profit organization Direct Relief, FedEx transported via charter aircraft $8million worth of prescription medications, IV solutions, emergency medical backpacks, and other supplies into the disaster zone in Haiti.

Environment - FedEx's Approach to Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize

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At FedEx, we understand our business has an impact on the environment, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to minimize these impacts. Our Practical Sustainability philosophy and the results of our 2019 materiality assessment guide our environmental strategy. 

Saying Thank You to North Texas Food Bank on National Nonprofit Day

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Have you ever wondered where your next meal is coming from or how to provide a healthy meal to your children when schools are closed? For families across North Texas, food insecurity was a daily reality before the pandemic. The financial strains imposed by COVID-19 left thousands more asking the same questions – many for the first time.

To fill the need, the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) provided over 161 million meals to families in need between March 20, 2020, and June 30, 2021. This support continues as families begin to recover, and FedEx continues to be a part of the journey.

Honoring Everyday Humanitarians

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In honor of World Humanitarian Day, FedEx asked the humanitarian relief agencies we work with year-round to send stories about one of their aid workers so we could honor them by spotlighting their work.

Through the FedEx Cares “Delivering for Good” initiative, we lend our global network and unparalleled logistics expertise to organizations with mission-critical needs and help communities before, during and after crises. Through collaboration with the organizations below, FedEx can deliver hope and new possibilities to communities around the world.

FedEx Unveils New HBCU-Themed Car Paint Scheme at Daytona As Part of Its Shaping Black Futures Initiative

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To show support of Black athletes and HBCUs, FedEx and NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin unveiled a special FedEx Cares paint scheme that will be featured on the #11 car (driven by Hamlin) at the Daytona race this Saturday, August 28th.

It's National Intern Day!

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Over the last 5 years, FedEx Interns have had the opportunity to volunteer with FedEx Cares in-person. However, this year with in-person volunteering suspended we embraced a new format – virtual volunteering. The intern FedEx Virtual Volunteer Days on July 8th & 9th allowed our summer interns to make an impact and network company-wide. Interns were able to choose from the following seven events, serving communities and non-profits. These events also contributed to the FedEx Cares 50 by 50 goal.

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