Walmart to donate $66,826 to Memorial for health programs

YAKIMA – Walmart will donate a check for $66,826 to The Memorial Foundation in support of health programs in the Yakima Valley. The money will be used to help pay for healthy eating grocery tours, cooking classes, nutrition education for people with diabetes and childhood obesity programs.

WHAT: Check presentation

WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25

WHERE: Memorial Cafe Garden
29th Avenue behind Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

WHO: Anne Caffery, President, The Memorial Foundation
Bertha Lopez, Senior Director Community Health, Memorial Family of Services
Ben Carlson and Matt Kelly, Walmart store managers

CONTACT: Shannon Dininny, Memorial Communications, 577-5051 or

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