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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced a $25 million commitment on March 17 to support organizations on the frontlines responding to COVID-19. The money will be distributed in a series of grants, each furthering the capacity of organizations to help communities…
Over the last several weeks, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $25 million to supporting organizations on the frontlines in the fight against the novel coronavirus. It’s a position we’re proud to take. But we’ve also been humbled by the response from so many…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., — To help meet the critical needs resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $25 million to support organizations on the front lines responding to the outbreak. “In times of need, we see communities come together to do extraordinary things. This pandemic is no…
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — In response to the devastation caused by the recent tornadoes in Tennessee, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $250,000 in cash and product to support relief and recovery. A $200,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation will support the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), an…
Throughout his hometown of Versailles, Missouri, Dustin Pryor is known for three things: his strong work ethic, his joyful spirit and his undying devotion to the Kansas City Chiefs. Dustin’s love for the team started when he was a boy watching games with his brothers. A proud Walmart…
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced today a $5 million grant to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. Walmart’s support of NMAAHC is a part of the company’s continued commitment to advance causes that promote diversity and inclusion.The National Museum of African…
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — In response to the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery.The commitment will support the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, World Central Kitchen and Mercy Corps through…
Every day, Shaun Corbett is making history, just by coming to work. He owns Lucky Spot Barber Shop, which is located inside the supercenter on Wilkinson Boulevard in Charlotte, North Carolina. Shaun and his team are known for creating fresh fades and perfect edge-ups, but many people do…
Dec. 17, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate AffairsArt has the power to change your perspective and even your mood. And, the right piece of art can help to bring a community together. Across America, murals on prominent buildings give hometowns a sense of personality and identity. These paintings create a shared experience where neighborhoods,…
Dec. 13, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate Affairs There are only two days of the year visitors can’t tour Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia: Wreaths-in and wreaths-out. The wreath-laying ceremony, or “wreaths-in,” is held on Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 14. It involves laying wreaths in front of the headstones of fallen…
December 6, 2019 By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs The 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…
Dec. 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…