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Walmart Associates Show Compassion in Times of Crisis

By Kabir Kumar, Senior Director, Walmart Foundation

In 2002, I sat in a mud hut in the middle of a village in India with a room full of women entrepreneurs. They had no electricity, water, formal education or family support structure. But they had each other. These inspiring mothers and grandmothers pooled together their money to start businesses so… Read More


Creating an Appetite for Success

By Tanna Nicely, Principal, South Knox Elementary, Knoxville, Tenn.

As an educator, my purpose is to lay the foundation for students to learn and inspire them to do the very best that they can each day.  In the fall of 2012, we discovered that something was hindering our success right from the start:  A large number of students at Sarah Moore Greene were… Read More


Meet Zach: CMN Hospitals Colorado Champion Child

By Zach Miller, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 2013 Colorado Champion

Zach was chosen to represent his state for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as its 2013 Colorado Champion child. He served as an ambassador for the millions of sick and injured kids treated at CMN Hospitals. Zach, 14, is a competitive snowboarder, winning the 2012-2014 Wells Fargo Ski Cup… Read More


Tyson, The Ultimate Fighter

By Walmart Staff

When Tyson was born, his parents Justin and Meg were thrilled to have a healthy baby boy. But when he was only 17 hours old, Tyson’s skin turned a chilling shade of blue and he was rushed to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Doctors diagnosed him with Shone’s… Read More



Helping Every Child Live Better

By Patrice Johnson, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Back in 1987, the man affectionately known to our team as “Mr. Sam,” Sam Walton, committed to raising money for children’s hospitals with the promise that “the associates will amaze you.” After 27 years, that statement couldn’t be any more true. Having worked with Walmart and Sam’s Club since 2008… Read More


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