FedEx Offers a Chance to Give Back this Holiday Season with “FedEx One Rate, Countless Possibilities Through Education”
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov 6, 2013—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today unveiled its “FedEx One Rate, Countless Possibilities Through Education” holiday giving program. The program is designed to help consumers give back by shipping and engaging socially with FedEx One Rate this holiday season. For every FedEx One Rate shipment sent between November 1 and December 23, 2013, and the sharing of messages containing #countlesspossibilities on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, FedEx will donate $1 to Teach For America, up to $200,000. All social activities supporting this program can be found at the Countless Possibilities landing page.
“FedEx has long supported organizations that bring creativity and innovation to education,” said Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president of Marketing and Communications at FedEx Services. “Our new FedEx One Rate flat rate solution provides customers simple, predictable flat rate shipping options for their shipping needs. This holiday season it’s doing even more by delivering countless possibilities to students and teachers across the country.”
The “FedEx One Rate, Countless Possibilities Through Education” program will help fund training for 11,000 teachers reaching 750,000 students in underserved communities across the country.
For more information on the “FedEx One Rate, Countless Possibilities Through Education” program or to share a social message that earns $1 for Teach For America, visit blog.fedex.com/countlesspossibilities.
FedEx Proudly Supports Education
FedEx strives to create a future where the world’s markets are driven by globally and socially minded individuals from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. To that end, FedEx has committed to a $2.75 million donation to Teach For America and Teach For All in Latin America through 2015. FedEx also provides Teach For America with regional grants and in-kind support in Dallas, Mississippi Delta, and Memphis.
FedEx investments in education target innovative solutions for closing the educational achievement gap and prioritize programs that create and teach global Access. Together with dedicated team members and top nonprofit organizations such as Teach For America, Junior Achievement, New Leaders Inc., and support of minority scholarship organizations such as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and UNCF, FedEx is helping students on six continents to realize their potential.
Flat Rate Shipping with FedEx
FedEx One Rate provides a simple, predictable, flat rate shipping option for U.S. express packages. To ship using FedEx One Rate, customers simply select their free FedEx Express packaging, an eligible FedEx Express domestic shipping service and the destination. The FedEx One Rate price is then calculated based on the packaging type, service selected and distance. The new FedEx One Rate shipping option is accessible online through FedEx Ship Manager Lite, FedEx Ship Manager and FedEx mobile offerings and at more than 1,800 FedEx Office locations and 650 FedEx ship centers. Customers can also drop off their FedEx One Rate shipments at more than 36,500 FedEx drop box locations. For more information on FedEx One Rate shipping, please visit www.fedex.com/us/onerate.
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 $45 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 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.