LeBron James and Walmart Team Up to Improve Local Communities

May 15, 2019 By Janey Whiteside, Chief Customer Officer, Walmart A lot of times when you think about Walmart, you think about how big it is, right? We have 4,700 stores in the U.S. alone. But, if you take a minute to think about it, what’s unique about Walmart is that we have a physical presence in local communities. You walk into one of our stores, and you see your neighbors.We consider it our responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities where we operate. When communities are strong, and when the individuals who make up those communities thrive, we all win. At Walmart, that means we do all we can to help lower the cost of living for families, so they can save money and live better. We also help grow strong communities by investing in education and fighting hunger.Have you ever met someone and feel like they just get it? Well, that just happened to us… with LeBron James.LeBron cares about his community and making it a better place. He cares about making a difference, and together we can both make a bigger difference. We share a commitment to improving the communities where we live and work. We’re excited that together we are investing in education, fighting hunger and helping people live better.One in eight Americans struggle with hunger. That’s 41 million people, including nearly 13 million children. At Walmart, we’re dedicated to the fight against hunger and are determined to help families who need access to

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