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Walmart invests in Kansas nonprofits

Special Olympics Kansas receives $25,000

MISSION – Special Olympics Kansas (SOKS) Healthy Communities Program is a recipient of a $25,000 grant from Walmart.  A presentation was held in Topeka as the Walmart Kansas State Giving Program awarded nearly $610,000 to Kansas nonprofits.  Sen. Pat Roberts, Walmart executives, associates and 13 nonprofits attended the ceremony.
 “Our program will support all individuals with intellectual disabilities,” stated Corazon Ochanda, director of the program.  “It provides basic health screenings, exercise programs, and referrals for advanced medial treatment.”
 Josh Alters, Topeka Shawnee athlete, and a Global Messenger for SOKS addressed the attendees at the ceremony, “Through Healthy Athletes I ...


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