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Local Non-profits Receive Walmart Foundation Grants

The philanthropic arm of Wal-Mart on Jan. 3 announced $278,000 in grants to 14 nonprofits in Los Angeles County.

Well-known Los Angeles-area education and social service organizations such as Union Rescue Mission, L.A.’s Best, Midnight Mission, Homeboy Industries, AltaMed Health Services  and Para Los Niños were among the grantees.

The grants were part of $918,000 in giving by the Wal-Mart Foundation to 33 California nonprofits.