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Remembering Rana Plaza, and Working for a Brighter Future

By Susan Davis, President and CEO, BRAC USA

Today in Dhaka, Bangladesh, people will pay their respects to more than 1,130 Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their lives two years ago when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed. Since 2013, we have seen Rana Plaza survivors move forward with strength and perseverance. As they work to… Read More

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How You Can Help Secure 75 Million Meals for People in Need

By Angela Collier, Walmart Foundation

With flowers blooming and the sun peeking back out again, for many of us, spring is a refreshing time of renewal. There’s one place, however, where this time of year is a little less cheerful: food banks, which see a drop-off in donations after the holidays and strain to serve their clients in… Read More

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Why I’m Driven to Do Something About Hunger

By Nina DuPont, Safety Clerk, Walmart Transportation

Ten years ago, I set out on my life’s path in a far-from-glamorous way: driving an old, clunky Suburban that needed a bungee cord just to keep the door shut. My husband and I had lowered the seats in the back, loaded in boxes of food for needy families and then set out to deliver them. We didn’t… Read More

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In Volunteering, Home is Where My Heart Is

By Jimmy Wester, Store Manager, Walmart #562

Editor’s note: When 27 Walmart associates and Jimmy Wester, manager of a store in Leeds, Alabama, showed up at a Habitat for Humanity project last September, the only thing in place was a concrete slab – which the team quickly turned into a home. This story originally appeared in Walmart World, the… Read More

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Through Sam’s Club, a Sweet Score for Tabitha’s Small Business

By Carrie Moore, Small Business Initiatives – Communications, Sam’s Club

Growth is a sure sign of success. For Tabitha Birdsong and Pamela Collins, co-owners of Miss Birdsong’s Sweet Tooth in Memphis, Tennessee, growth is occurring and success is evident. Their small business, which offers more than 30 flavors of candy apples as well as artisan candies, has recently… Read More

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