FedEx honored with Anvil Award of Excellence for pioneering child pedestrian safety program

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently received the Anvil Award of Excellence for the FedEx/Safe Kids Walk This Way child pedestrian safety program.

Online PR News – 29-March-2012 – Manila – FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently received the Anvil Award of Excellence for the FedEx/Safe Kids Walk This Way child pedestrian safety program.

Now in its 47th year, the Anvil Awards is organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines to recognize outstanding public relations programs and tools in the Philippines.

Launched in 2004, the FedEx/Safe Kids Walk This Way program is a pioneer child pedestrian safety program in the Philippines. Since its launch, the program has reached more than 1 million children from 89 beneficiary schools nationwide through classroom teaching sessions and events. The Walk This Way program also contributed to road safety education being integrated into elementary and high school curriculum. As a result of the program, improvements in road signs and walkways were implemented, and physical hazards to child pedestrians were eliminated.

Hundreds of FedEx employees in the Philippines volunteered to support this program, promoting pedestrian safety awareness by participating in classroom education, implementing road interventions, and facilitating pedestrian safety road shows in various parts of the country.

FedEx has always been committed to building strong, sustainable communities in the Philippines. FedEx actively supports community building initiatives together with nonprofit organizations such as ORBIS, Gawad Kalinga, Kythe, and Junior Achievement. FedEx employees play an active role by volunteering their time and talents to the company’s philanthropy initiatives.

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 $41 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 290,000 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.

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