Our Fight Against HungerOur Fight Against Hunger
Spark of OpportunityEvery day, we’re igniting a Spark of Opportunity in all of our associates. And we can’t wait to see how far they’ll go.Spark of OpportunityEvery day, we’re igniting a Spark of Opportunity in all of our associates. And we can’t wait to see how far they’ll go.
Opportunity to LearnWalmart empowers all associates to earn their degrees for $1 a day (in partnership with Guild Education).Opportunity to LearnWalmart empowers all associates to earn their degrees for $1 a day (in partnership with Guild Education).
Walmart Tops $2.8 Billion in Total Cash Bonuses to Associates in 2020
On December 3, Walmart announced more than $700 million in additional cash bonuses to its U.S.-based associates. It will be Walmart’s fourth special cash bonus paid to U.S.-based associates since the start of the pandemic and will bring Walmart’s total 2020 quarterly and special cash bonuses for its associates to more than $2.8 billion.Read more
Walmart Helps Fight Hunger This Holiday Season
The Walmart Foundation is granting Feeding America $12 million over two years. Walmart is also encouraging its stores, Sam’s Clubs and distribution centers in the U.S., to commit funds and to continue to make product donations to hunger-relief organizations through the end of the year.
Walmart Expands Education Program for Associates
Even before the current economic climate, Walmart’s response to an economy going through a technology-fueled transformation with evolving consumer habits has been focused on investing in associates.
Over the last few months, Walmart has continued to invest in U.S. associate bonuses and announced the expansion of Live Better U (LBU) education benefits to include in-demand skilled trade and digital skills programs, beyond traditional college programs.
Veteran Shares Why Working at Walmart is the Perfect Fit for Service Members
Starting a new career can be daunting for anyone. And that goes double for U.S. military veterans cycling into civilian life.
Earlier this year, Walmart fulfilled its commitment to hire 250,000 military veterans by 2020. I caught up with one of our proud military veterans, Jessica Huntsman, to share her story. Jessica has been with Walmart for ten years, and she says she’d do it all over again.
Are you a Walmart associate? Learn more about education benefits at LiveBetterU.com