Mumbai— FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently concluded the FedEx Cares campaign, a program designedto benefit local communities. Over 1,400 FedEx team members across 33cities in Indiawere involved in community outreach activities, clocking more than 5,800 hours of volunteer work.
The global FedEx Cares volunteering programinvolvesFedEx team members and their families donating their personal time and effort in giving back to the communities where they live.
“FedEx Cares demonstrates our continued dedication and contribution towards our local communities. In addition to the volunteer hours, our team membersdonated more than 1,700 tote bags containing sport, hygiene and education kits to underserved children across eight cities in India”, saidPhilip Cheng, vice president, Ground Operations,India, FedEx Express.“Our team members are passionate about making a difference, and the FedEx Cares campaign gives them the opportunity to volunteer in a range of locally organized initiatives.”
For the sixth consecutive year in India, FedEx team members participated in various activities through the FedEx Cares program, including:
- Organizing and participating in blood donation drives
- Visitingold age homes and spending time with the elderly
- Visiting orphanages and organizing celebrations for children
- Donating essential commodities, books and stationery items
FedEx Cares in India complements the volunteer activities taking place globally.FedEx Cares is the company’s giving platform through which FedEx will invest US$200 million in more than 200 global communities by 2020 to create opportunities and deliver positive change globally. Over the past 12 years, the campaign has expanded to nearly 400 cities around the world. In addition to the thousands of volunteer hours invested each year, FedEx donated more than $53 million globallyin 2015.
For more information about FedEx Cares and the FedEx commitment to volunteerism and the communities it serves, please visit about.van.fedex.com/citizenship_report
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, by a definite time and date with a money-back guarantee.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $58 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 400, 000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.