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Giving

Why I Started a Food Drive for Associates on Medical Leave

By Dawnne Sulaitis, Dairy Department Manager, Walmart Supercenter #3430

To me, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what you have and what you can do for others. About three weeks ago, I learned that two of my coworkers were on medical leaves of absence and unable to work, leaving their families who normally depend on two incomes down to only one. I think that putting… Read More

Lifestyle

A Thanksgiving for Every Table

By Anna Taylor, Director, Walmart Digital Communications

Holiday traditions are different in every household, even for the most mainstream occasions. My Southern grandmother serves lasagna for Christmas dinner each year and refuses help in the kitchen. However, my in-laws celebrate every major holiday potluck-style, and guests bring their favorite side… Read More

Lifestyle

Make Your Home Ready for Holiday Guests

By Max Wilker, Better Homes and Gardens Style Director

Seasonal gatherings often bring my friends and family together from near and far. When my loved ones come to stay, I want them to feel comfortable and well cared for. After all, my house is their house — at least for a short time. Here are some of my favorite, low-stress ideas to prep my home for… Read More

Opportunity

Sparking Conversation: Store Manager Marlene Simmons

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

Editor’s note: More than 2.2 million associates bring our stores and clubs to life every day. Sparking Conversation is a series where we get to know these individuals. Marlene Simmons is a store manager at Walmart store #32 in Branson, Missouri. Q: Tell us about your career and the positions… Read More

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Lifestyle

Why I’m Thankful for Friendsgiving

By Tabatha Hunter, Copy Manager, Private Brand Packaging, Walmart

We’ve all heard the saying: Friends are the family you choose. Thanksgiving is a time for being with family, but a Thursday holiday isn’t always convenient for traveling. So for the past several years, I’ve enjoyed my turkey with a handful of non-relatives, and now it’s a tradition that I wouldn’t… Read More

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