Launching Comprehensive School-Based Recycling Program with Support from The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation
FLINT, Mich., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis, led by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB).
Seth and Kata DeLoach had no way of knowing that a trip to the pediatrician for their daughter would turn their world upside down.
After noting some concerns about the development of then 2-month-old Reagan’s head, the pediatrician directed Seth and Kata to a neurosurgeon at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis – a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. It was there that a neurosurgeon was able to diagnose Reagan with craniosynostosis, a condition where joints in the brain begin to close prematurely before fully formed.
Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading the hurricane relief and includes $500 thousand for recovery efforts in Haiti.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2016/3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Kathleen McLaughlin, President of the Walmart Foundation shares how the Foundation is helping create economic opportunity through providing funding to workforce development boards in ten communities across the U.S. to develop and test new innovative ways to help workers in the retail sector advance in their career.
Approximately $150,000 in needed supplies and $100,000 in cash to go to organizations leading the relief effort
BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and in-kind donations of $250,000 to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by the floods in West Virginia. Working closely with the Salvation Army, American Red Cross and Team Rubicon, coordination efforts are being made with elected officials and governmental entities across the region to meet the needs of those affected by the overwhelming flooding in the West Virginia region this week.
Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families
Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.
Supporting Walmart’s Opportunity Initiative, Grant Aims to Enhance Economic Mobility for Retail Workers
BENTONVILLE, Ark. and WASHINGTON, DC, April 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Walmart Foundation and the Aspen Institute announced a $5.5 million grant to explore business models designed to support workers and sustain a thriving retail industry. The Aspen Institute, known for pioneering new approaches to complex problems, will combine key learnings from a number of its programs with the goal of building a system where retail workers can gain skills and achieve upward mobility.
After years of working jobs that didn’t make her happy, Andrea decided it was time to learn something new. A Walmart Foundation grant to Jobs for the Future helped her get into an academy for truck drivers, and her motivation carried this mother of two from inexperienced to accomplished.