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Walmart to Give $17 Million to Northwest Arkansas

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, (KNWA) - On Tuesday, Walmart announced it will give more than $17 million to enhance the quality of life in Northwest Arkansas. 

These grants will support by increasing access to high-quality, accessible and relevant arts and recreational amenities, according to a news release. 

The Walton Arts Center, Ladies Professional Golf Association, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Northwest Arkansas Community College and TheatreSquared will receive grants. 

“Walmart is proud to give back locally in the community where we operate,” said Dan Bartlett, executive vice president of Corporate Affairs at Walmart. “Our success is intertwined with the success of the region and these investments, along with the recent announcement to build a new Home Office, reflect a continued commitment to improve the lives of all residents in Northwest Arkansas.”

In addition, the Walmart Foundation will donate more than $5 million to Mercy Health Foundation and Northwest Arkansas Community College. 


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