Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Walmart Philanthropy

Surprisingly, Walmart offers a myriad of financial aid to community causes. The causes range from scholarships, to emergency relief, and even donated equipment. The comany's philanthropic website, includes the award of 2008 Forbes most generous company overall. This status is important as Walmart is also one of the largest company's overall. Although aid is not given to religious foundations, or sports teams, the grants range form $250-$5 million dollars. The top three categories Walmart contributes to is education, united ways, and health. The site also mentions Walmart specifically serves veterans, disabled, and undeserved individuals. Overall the site contains key information on it's philanthropic activity, and a layout of funds, and interests in this area.

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