Walmart | Strengthening Communities

Walmart | Strengthening Communities

Walmart’s 2.3 million associates live and work in more than 10,000 communities in 28 countries around the world. Every day, our associates bring the stuff of daily life – food, medicine, clothing, household or other items – to more than 300 million friends and neighbors in these communities. Over the years, we have realized that we can use our strengths to serve local communities in ways that go beyond our retail mission.

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How You Can Help Greenlight a Vet
Last year, many of us turned on a green light to honor and recognize those who sacrificed so much for America. With Veterans Day upon us, let’s reignite them once again. In addition to the green porch lights that dotted neighborhoods across the country in 2015, others participated in a number of ways. GreenlightAVet.com saw more than 3 million...
Nov 11, 2016 3:00 PM ET
A Thank You to Veterans from Walmart Associates
Twelve years ago, Michael del Rosario was a Captain in the U.S. Army looking to make the transition back to civilian life. He loved the military, but wanted to focus on starting a new chapter with his family.
Nov 11, 2016 1:00 PM ET
Food for Thought: Focusing Minds by Fighting Hunger
Across America, kids are settling back into school routines. They are making new friends, trying new activities, and taking on new subjects to learn. But there’s something else that happens this time of year: many children also return to depend on the availability of a healthy meal at a school breakfast, lunch or afterschool program. In the United States, hunger is a critical issue in the...
Oct 26, 2016 9:05 PM ET
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce $2 Million Towards Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery Efforts
BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2016/3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. As a part of this commitment, the Walmart Foundation is allocating $500 thousand specifically toward CARE and Team Rubicon Global for...
Oct 12, 2016 3:25 PM ET
Using Technology to Focus Disaster Response
The $25 million disaster commitment by Walmart and the Walmart Foundation includes grants for technologies that will accelerate and focus disaster relief efforts. For example, in 2015, Walmart awarded a $1.5 million grant to the American Red Cross to develop a computerized data tracking tool – RC View – to help relief organizations know where to focus their efforts. In the hours and...
Sep 2, 2016 8:05 AM ET

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