Walmart donates $52,300 to Arkansas Special Olympics

Posted: February 21, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.

The Walmart Foundation donated $52,300 Friday to the Arkansas Special Olympics for use in its Healthy Athletes program.

The donation was made at the Special Olympics Winter Games held at the Jones Center. The money will be used to expand the organization's commitment to helping fill the needs of Special Olympic athletes, said Camie Powell, Special Olympics director of marketing and corporate relations.