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May 2, 2013 1:00 PM ET
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By Matt Rebholz

Many of us have strong memories of our favorite childhood book. One we read ravenously in the library corner, or one your mom or dad read just before you went to sleep. But for kids whose normal routine was dramatically interrupted by Hurricane Sandy six months ago, those memories and books may be harder to come by.

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of FedEx, FedEx team members from around the world participated in a Global Month of Service in April. In New York and New Jersey, we’ve been engaged in a great deal of community service since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast almost six months ago, devastating communities across both states. In fact, local FedEx team members were among the first to mobilize in response to the hurricane’s aftermath. They managed FedEx deliveries of disaster-relief supplies and transport of electronic generators to power critical operations.

Continue reading about FedEx's celebration of their 40th anniversary with the Heart of America Foundation.