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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…
Nov. 27, 2019 By Janey Whiteside, EVP and Walmart Chief Customer Officer Walmart has an amazing story to tell. We, in many ways, represent America.One hundred and sixty million customers shop with us each week. And 1.4 million associates make our more than 4,700 stores tick every single day. What we all do together fuels communities across the…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 11, 2019 — To celebrate Veterans Day, Walmart further cemented its commitment to service members and their families with announcements on the company’s military spouse initiative and veteran hiring commitment. Since launching the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) on Veterans Day 2018, Walmart has hired more than…
EL PASO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2019 — Inspired by the cultural significance of candles in commemorating important moments, the focal point of the permanent memorial honoring the victims and survivors of the August 3 tragedy at the Cielo Vista Walmart will be a Grand Candela – 22 individual perforated aluminum arcs grouped together into one, single…
Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 — The Walmart Foundation has committed $250,000 in cash grants to support nonprofits providing relief efforts to residents and first responders impacted by the numerous wildfires in California.The commitment will support organizations engaged in responding to impacted communities, including the American Red Cross, Salvation…