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She chose door number 3, and it’s changed her life – and her son’s life – forever. See, Tawanda Baker could have given up hope. A Sam’s Club associate and single mother who received news that her young son had Leukemia. Times were tough, she was struggling to rent a place to live and emotions were obviously escalating. But Tawanda had a goal.
My eyes weren’t fully open to the significance of some of my job responsibilities until I met Mr. Pitts. “We’re experiencing history in the making. These are unprecedented times. This year is one for the books.” These are all things we’ve heard, but they officially sunk in while I gave him his first COVID vaccine.
The paths they paved in life may be unique to them, but their perseverance and humility are helping write the roadmap to success for generations of women to come. “Treat everyone like they are your mother, father, son or daughter because they are to someone,” said Kristie Wagner, Club Manager in Dublin, Ohio, she said adding we all…
Thank you for being a friend. Those simple words from the theme song of one of her favorite shows sum up her motivation and drive to be better for her family and others.“My motivation every day is to take what I learned from the past, whether it was good or bad,” said Lindsey Williams, adding she never wants to stop improving on…
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation pledged to contribute $100 million over five years through a Center for Racial Equity to help address racial disparities in the U.S. in June 2020. Today, Walmart announced that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are distributing the first $14.3 million of that commitment in grants to 16 different nonprofit organizations.
This Club Manager’s got both feet on the ground and she’s not backing down. She’s a 20-year Sam’s Club associate and mother of two who started as a cashier and has worked in nearly every position of the club. But now, she’s running one. It’s time for a little humble brag because Rochelle Spencer, club manager in Battle Creek, Michigan, is on fire.
Members ask for him by name. And especially during the holidays, he’s ready to deliver. After all, the Santa man can.The Santa man is none other than Eric Burns, an associate at Club 8135 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He has been with Sam’s Club for eight years and previously worked for Walmart. For the past five years, Eric has dressed up…
What if we told you it was someone’s job at Sam’s Club to make you believe? Most of us would probably say we don’t believe in magic. It’s just kid stuff. Enter Sam’s Club’s magic maker… yes, that job really exists! Meet Jonathan Stiers. His real title is Creative Director for Member’s Mark packaging, but he has a team of magicians…
On a shopping trip with her grandma, she vividly remembers walking up the stairs and seeing two water fountains, one for white people and one for Black people. “It was the first time I realized I wasn’t like my classmates,” recalled Tahirah Buford about her first memory of segregation dating back to her childhood in rural Helena,…
Nov. 16, 2020 He-Man had to summon his power from Castle Grayskull and a magical sword. But Dionne Adams’s power comes from within. And that’s why she’s been able to pave her own path as a leader, a mother, a military spouse, a mentor and a retired military veteran in the Air Force and Reserves.“Don’t let others define your limits,” she said. “You…
In honor of Veterans Day, we are proud to highlight six of our superstar associates with military backgrounds who continue to serve their communities every day. In 2013, Walmart pledged to hire 250,000 new veteran associates by 2020, establishing the veterans Welcome Home Commitment (VWHC). Earlier this year, the company surpassed…
As we wrap up Hispanic Heritage Month, we caught up with some of our LatinX associates to learn more about their culture and traditions.

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