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A Truckload of Food—and Love

Basket Economics: A Grocery Outlet benefit program in Oregon brings a community together, and its husband-and-wife store owners temporarily apart.

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Walmart Invests $3 Million in Anti-Hunger Campaign

Walmart's annual spring campaign in support of Feeding America kicks off as food insecurity and long-term unemployment have climbed markedly in the U.S.

"Everything you see in a white, middle-class suburban neighborhood is what you need to see in the urban Black neighborhood—an abundance of healthy food and availability," says Rachael Dombrowski, co-director of the Great Grocer Project.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have announced the recipients of a first round of grants supporting racial equity initiatives across the U.S. Meanwhile, the Kroger Foundation picks four beneficiaries for its "Build It Together" initiative.

One in 6 in the U.S. are at risk of hunger, Walmart notes in announcing the grant.

The e-tailer is donating the space to nonprofit New York Common Pantry in an effort to reduce food insecurity.

The retailer gave food and water to help Eastern Iowa residents in need after a fluke storm hit the state.

In honor its 90th anniversary, the retailer selected 90 college students as recipients of the funds.

In the absence of school meal programs due to COVID-19, this partnership marshaled resources to provide meals for children in need.

WGB presents five good things that happened in grocery this week.

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