As kids prepare to head back to school this fall, the Walmart foundation is furthering its commitment to increase access to food and nutrition education for children with a whopping donation.
The organization will give away $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year.
The Walmart Foundation on Monday announced the start of a summer-long initiative to help children and families gain access to nutritious meals and learn healthy-eating habits.
Walmart to donate $14 million to five nonprofit groups to provide nutritional education and help feed 1.7 million hungry children this summer and next.
Regional chain Bartell Drugs will sponsor a food drive starting on Sunday, the company said.