|At Walmart, engaging in our local communities is an important part of our culture. Working with GivePulse and its partner, Network for Good, WalmartGivesNWA will take place from June 8th to August 23rd. During this time, Walmart will match charitable contributions for eligible donations and volunteer hours serving eligible Northwest Arkansas nonprofits, subject to the below guidelines.|
|VOLUNTEERISM: Walmart will make a grant through GivePulse matching eligible volunteer hours by community members or associates equal to $10 in honor of each volunteer hour, up to a maximum total volunteer matching amount of $1,000,000. Details on eligibility of volunteer hours are below.|
|ASSOCIATE DONATION: Walmart will match completed eligible donations made by associates through GivePulse on a 2:1 basis during the WalmartGivesNWA timeframe, up to a maximum total donation matching amount of $1,000,000. Details on eligibility of matching donations are below.|
Thank you to everyone that volunteered and donated to nonprofits during WalmartGivesNWA!From June 8th to August 23rd WalmartGivesNWA facilitated:
Over 146,736 volunteer hours with verified nonprofits
Over $97,280 donated by associates to 144 nonprofits
As a result of the generosity of this community, Walmart made a total matching contribution of $1,748,786 through Network for Good, recommended for local, Northwest Arkansas nonprofits.
WalmartGivesNWA ended the pilot on August 23. If you are looking for more ways to give back in NWA, visit uark.givepulse.com.
If you are a Walmart associate, you can continue to engage in Walmart’s Volunteerism Always Pays (VAP) Program. For more information, go here.