Miami LAC FedEx Team Members Make an Impact with Walk Now for Autism Speaks
By Lori Walton
On April 7th, 25 FedEx Latin America & Caribbean Division (LAC) team members with their family and friends participated in the Miami Walk Now for Autism Speaks, which included a total of $9,000 contributed by FedEx (including team member donations) toward funding vital autism research. This is the 2nd year FedEx LAC team members have participated in the Miami Walk Now for Autism Speaks, which attracts 25,000 participants annually and is the nation's largest grassroots autism walk program to raise funds for autism research and increase awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism.
Beyond FedEx’s two FedEx team members who were the team captains for FedEx’s involvement at the walk, Cesci Oropeza and Andres Rey, have a deeper connection to autism through family members living with autism. In their own words, they share the significance of being involved with Autism Speaks and the impact on their families…