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Walmart and Sam’s Club Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign Returns to Phoenix
By Claire Natale - Monday Apr 08, 2024
United Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, a U.S. hunger relief organization, is excited to announce that the 11th annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change. The campaign will return this April. All Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs in the East Valley will work together to help raise significant funds for United Food Bank which will in turn be used to support local community members struggling from food insecurity and hunger.

The campaign will run in stores and online from April 1 – 29, with three ways for shoppers to participate:

• For every participating product purchased in store or online at or, the supplier will donate the monetary equivalent of at least one meal ($0.10) on behalf of a Feeding America partner food bank at Walmart and five meals ($0.50) at Sam’s Club, up to applicable limits.
• Donate at check-out in stores or clubs. Customers can also round up their purchase on and the Walmart app.
• By donating at Feeding America’s Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign donation site at either or

“The number of Arizonans struggling from food insecurity in the East Valley has increased tremendously over the years,” said United Food Bank CEO Jason Reed. “We are so grateful for Walmart and Sam’s Club for their support in addressing this issue and assisting in the fight to end hunger in our communities.”

Purchases and donations made in-store or online are tied to zip codes and go to the local Feeding America® partner food bank in that community. Since its inception in 2014, this campaign has generated more than $186 million and helped secure nearly 1.9 billion meals for the Feeding America network of local food banks.

The 20 participating suppliers for Walmart include: Bush Brothers & Company; CELSIUS® Essential Energy Drink; The Coca-Cola Company; Conagra Brands; Dole Packaged Foods; Ferrara; Ferrero; General Mills; Hain Celestial; Hershey Salty Snacks; Hidden Valley Ranch; Kellanova; W.K. Kellogg Company; Keurig Dr Pepper; Kodiak; Kraft Heinz; Monster Energy; Pepsi-Cola Advertising & Marketing, Inc.; Red Bull North America; Unilever.

The eight participating suppliers for Sam’s Club include: General Mills; W.K. Kellogg Company; Kraft Heinz; Nestlé; Nissin; Nongshim; Palmetto Gourmet Foods, A Borealis Foods Company; Unilever.

For more information on United Food Bank and the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, visit

About United Food Bank:

Since 1983, United Food Bank has been dedicated to providing hunger relief to people in the East Valley and eastern Arizona. As a member of Feeding America, our food bank collects, acquires, stores, and distributes food to communities in five counties, serving over 2.5 million Arizonans annually. Our efforts result in the distribution of more than 22.7 million pounds of food each year, equating to an average of 52,000 meals a day. Our mission of uniting communities to alleviate hunger is achieved through the hard work of volunteers, partners, and donors who join us each day. For more information about our mission and ways to help, please visit us at

About Feeding America:

Feeding America is committed to an America where no one is hungry. We support tens of millions of people who experience food insecurity to get the food and resources they say they need to thrive as part of a nationwide network of food banks, statewide food bank associations, food pantries and meal programs. We also invest in innovative solutions to increase equitable access to nutritious food, advocate for legislation that improves food security and work to address factors that impact food security, such as health, cost of living and employment. We partner with people experiencing food insecurity, policymakers, organizations, and supporters, united with them in a movement to end hunger. Visit to learn more.

About Walmart:

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, approximately 230 million customers and members visit more than 10,500 stores and clubs under 46 banners in 24 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2022 revenue of $573 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting, on Facebook at and on Twitter at

About Sam’s Club:

Sam’s Club®, a division of Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products, savings, and services to millions of members in nearly 600 U.S. clubs, including Puerto Rico. Now in its 39th year, Sam’s Club continues to redefine warehouse shopping with its highly curated assortment of high-quality fresh food and Member’s Mark items and market-leading technologies and services like Scan & Go™, Curbside Pickup and home delivery service in select markets. To learn more about Sam’s Club, visit the Sam’s Club Newsroom, shop at, and interact with Sam’s Club on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok.