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Walmart to give $125K to Tampa Bay-area nonprofits for hunger relief

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As part of a commitment to fight hunger in Florida, Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Foundation is giving $125,000 to hunger relief programs in the Tampa Bay area. In a statement Wednesday, the company announced it will give $940,000 in total grants to 17 nonprofits across Florida. Local grants include $50,000 for Sarasota’s All Faiths Food Bank for its Food Bank – Backpack Program. and $75,000 to the Homeless Emergency Project, Inc. in Clearwater for its HEP Meal Services Program for…

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Wal-Mart awards $580K to 14 Florida nonprofits

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Wal-Mart announced Thursday that 14 Florida nonprofits will get a combined $580,000 in grants from the retailer. The grants ranged from $25,000 to $90,000 for each organization for projects ranging from an all-access playground i wall n Brevard County to a STEM education program in Naples. The list also included bay-area nonprofit Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay, which will get a $25,000 grant for a nutrition program for its low- to moderate-income participants. Wal-Mart’s North Florida regional general manager Jeff…

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