STRENGTHENING LOCAL COMMUNITIES
We aim to help our neighbors live better by strengthening the local communities where our associates and customers live. We’re proud to be a part of thousands of communities worldwide and support them, whether that’s though local giving and associate volunteering, providing emergency relief when disasters strike, or relieving hunger through food donations and our philanthropic work to provide nutrition education and healthier food for all.
November 19, 2020Nov. 19, 2020 By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from. In June,…
October 28, 2020It’s a night made for a drive-in movie. Temperatures in the low 70s, a cool easy breeze, a clear sky dramatic in the twilight. On this postcard-perfect night in Bryant, Arkansas, Walmart customers Terry Wilburn and his wife are attending their first drive-in movie in, um, “it’s been awhile.”…