FedEx Contributes to Social Needs of Marginalized Youths in the Philippines Through Education
FedEx volunteers telling a story about perseverance, integrity and gratitude to grade school students.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, August 9, 2023 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, collaborated with local non-profit, Hands On Manila, to provide educational support to over 5,900 students from Ricardo P. Cruz Elementary School in Taguig, Manila and Callos Escopalia Elementary School in Santa Cruz, Laguna.
As part of the FedEx Cares program, the company donated laptops, printers, tablets, books, school supplies, agricultural tools, hygiene kits, medicines, and two years of internet connection to support the learning of students. A total of 13 FedEx volunteers also engaged in storytelling and arranged art sessions for over 90 students.
“Committing to Do Good is one of our core culture values. Our commitment in supporting the social and economic needs of disadvantaged communities including youth education contributes to our purpose to connect people and possibilities,” said Maribeth Espinosa, Managing Director, FedEx Express Philippines.
“We are deeply grateful for the commitment from FedEx on providing grant donations and developing a program that has a transformational impact on the growth of Filipino public school students,” said Jeff Gallardo, Program Manager, Hands on Manila.
For the past 39 years, FedEx Express Philippines has devoted its efforts to drive social initiatives and support community development that address key challenges in society. Visit https://fedexcares.com/ to learn more.