STRENGTHING LOCAL COMMUNITIES
We aim to strengthen local community cohesion and resilience while inspiring our associates to give back. By designing giving programs that meet specific social needs, we work through our stores and associates to enable positive change in the communities we serve.
Walmart’s associates and customers live and work in many communities around the world. We aim to strengthen these communities through our stores, which provide access to affordable food and other products for daily needs; our jobs and advancement opportunities; and by supporting local causes.
December 6, 2019December 6, 2019By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate AffairsThe holidays are a time for giving, so it’s appropriate to share Walmart’s latest gift to the people of its hometown. Walmart is donating 75 acres of land to be developed into a park at the intersection of SW 8th and I Streets in Bentonville, Ark. When combined with a…
December 3, 2019Dec. 3, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs This past summer, Walmart partnered with actress and advocate Jennifer Garner to issue a challenge to Walmart associates: You’re already doing awesome things in your communities – now showcase those awesome things on social media.Every day, Walmart associates make a difference for…