The Walmart Foundation provides opportunities that improve the lives of individuals in Walmart communities. Walmart Fighting Hunger Together program is the latest event comes from this Foundation, they are aiming to made a $2 billion commitment through 2015 to hunger relief efforts.
The Walmart Foundation Guide
The Walmart Foundation is focusing on education, workforce development, health and wellness, environmental sustainability. Other than the hunger relief program, The Walmart Foundation is also offering the following programs: scholarship programs, state giving program, national giving program and facility giving programs. Each program has different goal and program requirements, but all of them are committed The Walmart Foundation focus area.In 2012, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions around the world. This includes $1 billion in cash and in-kind gifts in the United States and $82.2 million in cash and in-kind gifts in international markets.
You can apply for grants on the site, whether it’s a small grant to a local school or a large grant to a hunger relief organization working across several states, the Walmart Foundation will satisfy you.
If you are willing to help others and achieve happiness from giving, be a volunteer of Walmart Foundation. Associating with others and do something with local organizations to end hunger, you will clearly demonstrate that taking care of the local community is a top priority. Your action will make a positive impact.
Wal-Mart is an American multinational retailer corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. The company is the world’s third largest public corporation, according to the Fortune Global 500 list in 2012. It is also the biggest private employer in the world with over two million employees, and is the largest retailer in the world.
Learn more about The Walmart Foundation and their programs at walmartfoundation.org.
- International Giving – foundation.walmart.com/international-giving
- Scholarship Programs – foundation.walmart.com/our-focus/associate-scholarships
- State Giving Program – walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8168