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Sep 30, 2013, 14:13 ET 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...


Jun 20, 2013, 08:00 ET 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 La Walmart Foundation e importantes organizaciones sin fines de lucro crean MyFreeTaxes para ofrecer preparación y presentación gratis de declaraciones de impuestos federales y estatales a contribuyentes elegibles en 2013

Las siguientes declaraciones se refieren a la donación de la Walmart Foundation de $4.16 millones a Goodwill Industries International, el...


Jan 29, 2013, 08:00 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Oct 14, 2011, 01:00 ET 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...


Apr 06, 2011, 09:24 ET 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...


Mar 23, 2011, 07:00 ET Walmart Foundation Donates $5 Million to Fight Senior Hunger

The Walmart Foundation today announced a $5 million grant to Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) to help fight senior hunger in...


Mar 18, 2011, 11:15 ET The Walmart Foundation Donates $2 Million to Help Unemployed Women Get Back to Work

At its third annual Dress for Success day of service in New York City, the Walmart Foundation donated $2 million to the women-focused nonprofit....


Mar 10, 2011, 09:00 ET Walmart destina más de USD 2,5 millones al empoderamiento de las mujeres en América Latina

La Fundación Walmart asignó más de USD 2,5 millones a la subvención de proyectos destinados a mejorar la vida de las mujeres en...


Mar 10, 2011, 09:00 ET Walmart Commits More Than $2.5 Million to Empower Women in Latin America

The Walmart Foundation is committing more than $2.5 million in grants to projects aimed at improving the lives of women in Latin America. Through...


Jan 18, 2011, 08:30 ET Walmart Foundation Gives $2 Million to Help 'Green' Food Banks

As hunger relief organizations continue to look for new ways to serve an increasing number of U.S. families who need help putting food on their...


Jan 18, 2011, 08:30 ET Walmart Foundation dona $2 millones para ayudar a los bancos de alimentos 'verdes'

Mientras las organizaciones de alivio del hambre siguen buscando formas nuevas de atender a un número creciente de familias norteamericanas...


Sep 13, 2010, 19:18 ET Walmart Foundation Awards $3 Million to Alliance for Equity; Supports Next Generation of College Students

Today the Walmart Foundation announced a $3 million grant to the members of the Alliance for Equity in Higher Education to increase college...


Aug 31, 2010, 11:00 ET Educators Awarded $4.5 Million Through Walmart and Sam's Club Teacher Rewards Program

Walmart stores, Distribution Centers and Sam's Club locations are awarding more than 45,000 educators with $100 each through the Teacher Rewards...


Aug 11, 2010, 11:00 ET The Walmart Foundation Awards $2.6 Million to YouthBuild USA

The Walmart Foundation announced a $2.6 million donation to YouthBuild USA to support education and job training for low-income youth while giving...