Walmart Foundation gives $70K to R.I. Salvation Army to launch “Getting Rhode Island Healthy” program

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THE RHODE ISLAND SALVATION ARMY accepted $70,000 from the Wal-Mart Foundation to start a new nutrition initiative.From left, Major Katie Stoops, state coordinator for Rhode Island, Salvation Army; Reagon Cannon, Cranston Wal-Mart store manager; Ashley Viverios, Wal-Mart market manager. / COURTESY WAL-MART FOUNDATION
CRANSTON – The Walmart Foundation presented the Salvation Army of Rhode Island $70,000, and a ceremonial check, to launch the “Getting Rhode Island Healthy” anti-hunger program Wednesday morning. The program is intended to significantly improve the nutritional quality of items offered at the Salvation Army’s food pantries in Providence, Pawtucket and Newport by increasing the…

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