The Dining Dish blog is Dara Bunjon's take on anything food, both national and in her hometown of Baltimore. Warning: this food blog can be harmful to your waistline.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Walmart Announces Holiday Campaign Focused on Fighting Hunger

With today’s USDA report reinforcing the ongoing issue of hunger in America, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced more than $18 million in monetary and in-kind donations that will help fight hunger in the U.S. this holiday season. Specifically, the company and its charitable giving arm are:
  1. Hosting its first nationwide food drive at all Walmart stores,
  2. Calling on Facebook fans to select communities that will receive $1.5 million in grants,
  3. Donating 65 refrigerator food trucks to Feeding America network food banks, and
  4. Helping The Salvation Army provide meals with a $1 million donation.
Read all the details:

Walmart Announces Holiday Campaign Focused on Fighting Hunger

1 comment:

Laura said...

Thank you for sharing this news! So many people try to make you feel guilty for shopping at Wal-mart, but sometimes finances just necessitates it. It's good to know that this corporation is doing some major good!


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