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Bringing Hope to Families through Second Harvest Food Bank

By Judie Kellogg, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

I remember when my home was a cornerstone of our community. Our house was a place that neighbors could turn to if they needed anything, and our greatest constant was the regular dinners we shared as a family. When the recession hit, it all went away. My husband Paul’s office shut down and, he… Read More


5 Easy Tips for a Spook-tacular Kids' Halloween Party

By Nicole Presley, Walmart Mom Blogger,

As fall tumbles into our lives and the wind starts to howl outside, these are sure signs that Halloween is in sight. I think of my own childhood Halloween festivities, and what a wonderful time it was spent with family and friends. My mom and aunt would scramble around getting the family costumes… Read More


Associate Wins $1 Million in Lottery, Plans to Keep Working

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

There were two reasons Nick Aguayo hesitated before buying the scratch-off ticket that would later win him $1 million. One, it cost $20, four times more than the $5 tickets he occasionally picks up. And two, it was the 13th ticket in the display. He’s not a fan of odd numbers. Originally, he… Read More



For Customers, a New Way to Choose Health Insurance

By Marcus Osborne, Vice President, Payer Relations, Walmart U.S. Health & Wellness

There are few things in life more important than health. Yet for many of us, the complex world of health insurance is often something we must learn how to navigate on our own. This is a point our customers have brought to us time and again, and earlier this month, we announced a new way of… Read More


Hitting the Road with U.S. Bike Assembly

By Craig Mikita, Buyer – Bicycles and Ride-On Toys, Walmart

For 56 years, Kent International Inc. has designed and produced bicycles. And for the majority of those years, the manufacturing has taken place in China and Taiwan. But in 2008, CEO Arnold Kamler found his family-owned company at a point that called for shifting gears. “It was a perfect storm. You… Read More

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