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When Job Skills Meet Their Match

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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.

Giving Tuesday 3rd Place Winner and $2,500 Grant Recipient : The Arc Gateway - Pensacola, FL

Nominated by: Connie Frazier
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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.  

FedEx and Water Mission Deliver Aid to Flood Victims in Central Vietnam

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FedEx has teamed up with Water Mission to distribute water purification supplies to people impacted by recent floods and landslides in central Vietnam

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FedEx has teamed up with Water Mission to distribute water purification supplies to people impacted by recent floods and landslides in central Vietnam

FedEx Inducted Into U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized FedEx as a Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame inductee for our longstanding commitment to global citizenship. Our focus on sustainable transportation, global entrepreneurship, and delivering for good enables us to bring the full force of our unique capabilities to bear on helping communities around the world.  

FedEx Crewmember Called Legend by Fellow Volunteers

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Air Force veteran, and FedEx Express crewmember Bob Bledsoe has been called a legend by fellow volunteers. That’s partly because he’s been serving with Team Rubicon almost as far back as its founding, but mostly because of his leadership.

Team Rubicon is a nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams

Professionally, Bob flies a Boeing 767 for FedEx. His flexible schedule allows him time to serve on volunteer deployments.

FedEx Readies COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Pipeline

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The world is closer to a coronavirus vaccine after Pfizer and BioNTech disclosed, on Monday, that their treatment proved to be 90% effective in the first 94 patients it was tested on.

While there is still work to do, when the vaccine becomes available, FedEx will be ready to deliver millions and eventually billions of doses from the manufacturers to the consumer.

FedEx Launches AnQ Safety Awakening Joint CSR Program

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FedEx Express (FedEx), one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, recently held the AnQ Safety Awakening public class in collaboration with non-profit organization Tongdao in Shanghai’s Tianshan Community.  With children from the local community and seven cities across the country virtually joining together with volunteers from Tianshan Community, FedEx and Tongdao, the public class promotes online home safety education for young children.

FedEx Express, iRAP Launch 5-star Global Connections Initiative in India

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The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to preventing road deaths through safer road infrastructure, in association with FedEx Express, the express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of the 5-Star Global Connections Initiative. The programme will unlock the power of partnerships across India and share success across more than 100 countries who have their own RAP programme and project activity.

FedEx Distributes $1 Million #SupportSmall Grants to Entrepreneurs

Initiative to Assist Small Businesses Financially Impacted by COVID-19
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) recently announced the completion of the company’s #SupportSmall Grants program. Two-hundred business owners were chosen out of almost 50,0000 applications to receive a $5,000 check as well as a $500 credit for FedEx Office® print and business services to help support their small business during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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