safe kids

Road Safety: Walking the Talk

FedEx wraps up another round of International Walk to School Day events held in October
Blog

By: Tim Wertner, Senior Vice President U.S. Operations at FedEx Express

I was honored to walk alongside Torine Creppy, the President of Safe Kids Worldwide, as we led more than 1,200 kids and adults in our FedEx and Safe Kids Walk This Way event, promoting pedestrian safety. Dozens of FedEx volunteers helped ensure kids were safe walkers.

Be Safe, Be Seen on Halloween: Tips From FedEx & Safe Kids

Multimedia with summary

On Halloween, twice as many kids are hit and killed while walking than on any other day of the year. The sugar rush, yard-to-yard running and sense of community make it easier for a “rules no longer apply” mentality when trick-or-treating.

VIDEO: FedEx & Safe Kids Halloween Safety Tips

Article

On Halloween, twice as many kids are hit and killed while walking than on any other day of the year. The sugar rush, yard-to-yard running and sense of community make it easier for a “rules no longer apply” mentality when trick-or-treating.

725 Horses, a Bell, Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx: Connecting the Dots

Blog

This August, Safe Kids Worldwide, a global child injury prevention organization, benefitted from some extra visibility thanks to 725 horses (the horsepower of the#11 FedEx Camry driven by Denny Hamlin) and the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Shared Sense of Urgency With Safe Kids Leads to Inclusion in Congressional Record

by Tim Wertner, SVP, FedEx Express Operations
Blog

Did you know that unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death to children in the United States, and that, around the world, nearly one million children die of injuries each year, with countless others experiencing disabling injuries? Without question, it’s a cause that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency.

It was my great pleasure last week to deliver awards luncheon remarks at the Safe Kids Child Injury Prevention Convention (PrevCon) in Washington, DC. I addressed the importance of having a sense of urgency about one’s work.

Don't Get Hit By a Car

Multimedia with summary

For 17 years, FedEx has been helping keep kids safe though our sponsorship of Safe Kids Worldwide and the Walk This Way program. This infographic highlights seven ways children are getting hit, paired with seven tips to prevent them from happening.

Resilient Children/Resilient Communities

Every day in the US, 69 million children spend part of the day separated from their parents, yet 21 states, and D.C., don’t require schools and childcare providers to have basic emergency plans
Multimedia with summary

That’s why we are proud to announce the Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative, our new partnership with Save the Children and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness.

Using Our Hands and Global Footprint to Make a Difference in Latin America and the Caribbean

By D.J. Miller, vice president of marketing, customer service and retail, FedEx Express
Blog

It is no secret that FedEx team members participate in community service projects year-round. But every year, during FedEx Cares Week, it is truly inspiring to see so many team members from the global FedEx family come together to support their communities in meaningful projects around the world. The photos tell the story: a lot of purple tee shirts dotting the planet and proclaiming that FedEx cares….but it is the people in those tee shirts that prove it.

New Research Finds 40 Percent of Teens Say They Have Been Hit or Nearly Hit While Walking

Press Release

Every hour of every day, a teen pedestrian is killed or injured in the U.S.

Washington, D.C., October 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – New research released today from Safe Kids Worldwide revealed alarming news: 40 percent of teens have been hit or nearly hit by a car, bike or motorcycle while walking.

The report, “Teens on the Move” made possible with support from FedEx®, explores walking behaviors of 1,040 teens ages 13 to 19.

A Commitment that Makes a Difference

by Monica Cui, Executive Director of Safe Kids China
Blog

This is the first in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the Executive Directors of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month we will hear from Monica Cui, Executive Director of Safe Kids China.

Pages

Subscribe to safe kids