FedEx Express volunteers over 11,000 hours towards community projects in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and Africa

These initiatives are part of FedEx Cares, the company's giving and volunteering platform

  
FedEx Express volunteers over 11,000 hours towards community projects in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and Africa

DUBAI: FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has announced that more than 3,200 members of the team across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, and Africa region, have volunteered more than 11,000 hours since July 2018.

These initiatives are part of FedEx Cares, the company’s giving and volunteering platform. In the UAE, Bahrain, and Kuwait, activities included spending time at centers with children and the elderly, literacy programs, delivering food and clothing to the needy, cleaning beaches and deserts, and blood donation drives, to name a few.

“Across the world, FedEx team members volunteer thousands of hours each year to make our local communities better places to live, work, and play. Through FedEx Cares, we are committed to supporting the communities we serve through strategic investment of our people, resources, and networks. We seek to create value wherever we operate by connecting communities across the globe with possibilities. Through the dedicated efforts of our people and community partners, we are proud to create positive outcomes in the areas where we live and work,” said Jack Muhs, regional president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. 

Between 2016 and 2020, FedEx is investing US$200 million in more than 200 communities around the world through FedEx Cares[1]. Since this commitment was made in 2016, FedEx has invested US$157 million[2], and already achieved the location goal, actively supporting projects and activities in more than 250 communities.

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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 Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $70 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions 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 450,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit about.fedex.com .

CONTACT:     
Natali Fahmi
FedEx Express Middle East
natali.fahmi@fedex.com 

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