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Walmart Foundation Awards Grant to Freestore Foodbank
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Officials from Walmart present a 75,000 dollar grant to the Freestore Foodbank.
The money will be used to purchase a new delivery truck that will allow the nonprofit to provide more food to people in the tri-state. The grant is part of the store's "State Giving Program" created to provide a long-lasting, positive impact on communities. This is a program that supports state and local organizations which create opportunities for people to live better.
Local representatives from Walmart will present the check in Cincinnati on February 19th. In addition to this event, similar ones are being held in Cleveland, Columbus, Logan, and Toledo. A total of 595,000 dollars will be awarded to organizations that fight hunger.