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Jan 27, 2014, 14:56 ET
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Leading Nonprofits Join the Walmart Foundation to Launch MyFreeTaxes, the Nation's Only Free Online Federal and State Tax Preparation and Filing Initiative for Eligible Taxpayers

MyFreeTaxes provides free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance, both online and in-person, to eligible households earning...

Sep 30, 2013, 14:13 ET
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Walmart Foundation Names New President

Walmart today announced that Kathleen McLaughlin, 48, has been named president of the Walmart Foundation, effective October 15.  In addition...

Sep 26, 2013, 14:14 ET
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Llega a 500 toneladas de ayuda lo destinado a Cruz Roja Mexicana por Fundación Walmart de México y clientes

 Al día de hoy, Fundación Walmart de México ha destinado 500 toneladas de ayuda a Cruz Roja Mexicana. El apoyo incluye 300...

Sep 26, 2013, 12:59 ET
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Walmart Mexico Foundation Provides 500 Tons of Aid to Victims of Devastating Flooding in Mexico

The Walmart Mexico Foundation has provided 500 tons of food and products to the Mexican Red Cross to distribute to victims in several states in...

Jun 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Walmart Foundation Kicks-Off Summer by Continuing Commitment to Out-Of-School Feeding, Helping Families in 450 Communities

Today, the Walmart Foundation (NYSE: WMT) announced $14 million in grants to provide more than 1.7 million children and families with free meals...

Jan 29, 2013, 09:34 ET
Jan 29, 2013, 08:00 ET
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The Walmart Foundation and Leading Nonprofits Launch MyFreeTaxes to Deliver Free Federal and State Tax Preparation and Filing to Eligible Taxpayers in 2013

 The following statements reference the Walmart Foundation's donation of $4.16 million to Goodwill Industries International, National...

Aug 07, 2012, 11:01 ET
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Walmart Foundation Awards Funding to Launch New Partnership Supporting Nearly 5,000 Underserved Women Nationwide

 Today, the Walmart Foundation alongside six women's foundations – The Washington Area Women's Foundation, The New York Women's...

Jun 13, 2012, 10:07 ET
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Walmart y seis de sus socios sin fines de lucro ofrecen un verano más inteligente y más saludable a 180,000 niños en 350 comunidades de la nación

 La Walmart Foundation anunció hoy más de $20 millones en donaciones a seis organizaciones sin fines de lucro en distintas partes del...

Jun 13, 2012, 03:01 ET
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Walmart and Six of its Nonprofit Partners Serve up a Smarter, Healthier Summer for 180,000 Kids in 350 Communities Nationwide

 Today the Walmart Foundation announced more than $20 million in grants to six nonprofit organizations nationwide that will create...

Feb 06, 2012, 06:30 ET
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The Walmart Foundation Donates $9.5 Million to Help U.S. Families Access the Information Needed to Live Healthier Lives

Today, the Walmart Foundation announced $9.5 million in grants to organizations with a shared mission of promoting healthy eating habits....

Dec 17, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Walmart Gives $90,000 to Nine Nonprofits on the Sixth Day of Holiday Facebook Campaign

On the sixth day of its "12 Days of Giving" Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $90,000 to nine nonprofits that are aiding those in crisis...

Dec 12, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Walmart's "12 Days of Giving" Facebook Campaign Spreads $1.5 Million in Holiday Cheer Across All 50 States

 'Tis the season for spreading holiday cheer and Walmart is doing just that. Today, the company kicks off its "12 Days of Giving"...

Oct 14, 2011, 01:00 ET
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Walmart Foundation nombra nueva presidenta

Walmart y la Walmart Foundation nombraron hoy a Sylvia Mathews Burwell presidenta de la Walmart Foundation. Burwell se unirá a Walmart en...

Oct 14, 2011, 01:00 ET
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Walmart Foundation Names New President

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation today named Sylvia Mathews Burwell president of the Walmart Foundation. She will join Walmart in January 2012...

Jul 11, 2011, 08:00 ET

Walmart Foundation Provides First Round of Grants to Help Communities in Georgia

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program has awarded its first cycle of grants to nine local non-profit organizations in Georgia who are...

Apr 06, 2011, 09:24 ET
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Walmart Increases Global Giving in Last Fiscal Year; Company's U.S. Foundation Continues to Take a Leadership Role Fighting Hunger

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced $319 million in cash and $480 million in in-kind contributions around the globe during the fiscal year...

Apr 05, 2011, 14:29 ET

Walmart Foundation colabora con organizaciones sin fines de lucro para instar a contribuyentes a aprovechar programa gratuito de declaración de impuestos antes de la fecha límite

A dos semanas antes del fin de la temporada de impuestos y con menos familias que pueden pagar por un servicio de preparación de impuestos...

Apr 05, 2011, 09:00 ET

Walmart Foundation Partners with Nonprofits to Urge Eligible Tax Filers to Take Advantage of Free Tax Preparation Before Time Runs Out

With about two weeks left in this year's tax season and with fewer families able to pay to have their taxes prepared in this challenging economic...

Mar 23, 2011, 18:51 ET

La Walmart Foundation dona $5 millones para combatir el hambre entre las personas mayores

La Fundación Walmart anunció hoy una donación de $5 millones a Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) para combatir el...