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Walmart hunger grant gives $20K to Kids of Community
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Kids of the Community has been awarded a $20,000 grant as part of Walmart’s Fighting Hunger Together Initiative. The funds will be used to establish a community garden and greenhouse to educate children on how to grow their own vegetables.Kids of the Community is one of 100 organizations selected to receive part of $3 million in grants to fight hunger.“During the spring months we typically experience a drop in our overall donations. Initiatives like Fighting Hunger Together provide an avenue for everyone, regardless of their financial situation, to help make a positive impact in our community,” said Barry Dishman, director of Kids of the Community.Throughout April, customers voted for more than 300 Feeding America food banks and their partner agencies by visiting www.walmart.com/hunger.