Walmart Partnership Provides A Cheerful Christmas to Children Nationwide

 Christmas, The Salvation Army, Walmart, Red Kettle Campaign, Christmas, Corporate Partners, Children, Youth

On Saturday, December 8, over 2,500 Walmart stores throughout the country will be offering customers more than just great deals.

Starting at 9:00 a.m., shoppers will receive a list of suggested gifts for local families in need to contribute to the company’s inaugural “Fill the Truck” toy drive. Once the donation receptacles are full, The Salvation Army will distribute the gifts throughout the Christmas season. Collections are expected to provide gifts to more than 10,000 children nationwide!

In addition to this incredible nationwide event, The Walmart Foundation – whose mission is to create opportunities so people can live better around the globe – is once again helping us combat hunger through a $1 million donation that will support The Salvation Army’s feeding programs. The Salvation Army served nearly 58 million meals to hungry families in 2011 alone thanks in part to The Walmart Foundation’s generous support of our Red Kettle Campaign.

The Walmart Foundation is a valued partner in giving, and we thank the company for its continued support of The Salvation Army this Christmas and throughout the year.

21 Comments on “Walmart Partnership Provides A Cheerful Christmas to Children Nationwide

  1. having a hard time figuring out how to provide for christmas for my kids need help ,pluss im in despret need of a car so i can het back and fourth to my doc. app. every week . please help.

  2. I also am wondering how to sign up for my kids for cjhristmas… we also in need thanks please let us know

  3. Please who can help me get the money up to move in a two bedroom apartment w my little girls

  4. How do u get signed up for this I would like to put my children in

  5. You need to find a local Salvation Army in your town. The deadline is earlier in the year but sometimes they will help out last minute families. Go back to the Salvation Army site and up in the right hand corner there is a search box….put in the zip code of the town you live in and a list of numbers will come up. Good luck and Merry Christmas.

  6. Hi Beth – the Fill the Truck event happened last Saturday, but I would suggest requesting Christmas assistance through your local Salvation Army. You can do this by calling them directly. Visit http://www.SalvationArmyUSA.org for a list of locations. Thanks!

  7. Hi Melissa- thanks for reaching out. All requests for assistance should be made through your local Salvation Army as each branch is individually operated and managed. You can find this contact info on our website at http://www.SalvationArmyUSA.org in the ‘Locations’ field in the upper right corner. Thanks!

  8. Mandy – thank you for reaching out! All requests for assistance should be made through your local Salvation Army office as resources and programs vary by community. You can find this contact info at http://www.SalvationArmyUSA.org. If you have trouble reaching someone there, please send us your exact needs and full contact info to MediaRelations@USN.SalvationArmy.org. Thank you in advance!

  9. It is great seeing people helping; Just remember everyone that you are blessed!

  10. I really need help I have four kids and its just me all alone im hurting so badly inside that christmas is around the corner and I have absolutely nothing for them god bless who ever here my cries..

  11. Pikeville must have missed out on this truck, there was the greatest need ever in this area because of the mining layoffs. i just wonder why it was not here to help out if it was at other locations.
    The kettle collection have been down so bad this year. It has been very sad for so many kids and needy famlies but the Salvation Army here is stilll Doing the best that they can doto help as many as they can. God Bless..

  12. I am single mom. Recently had my 2 hip surgery. Want to give my kids a nice christmas. They are 10 and 9 years old. They have been helping me around the house. I want to repay them for being the greastest kids in the world.

  13. I Would like to Sign Up For. Christmas Food Basket And Toys We Are Not Pickie About Anything WeAre Greatfull For Anything Anyone Can Help With I Need A Food Christmas Basket And Toys I Hanve A Disabled Mom And Sister My Christmas Wish Would. Be Any Help From Someone If You Can Help Me Thank You For Your Time And Have A Merry Christmas.

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