Walmart is a place where 140 million people gather every week, and their stores are part of the fabric of communities all around America. This ad celebrates the importance of coming together despite our differences, and it was inspired by what we were hearing from many Walmart customers and associates right now.
“This Walmart ad isn’t selling anything – but it just might restore your faith in humanity. ”
Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday. And what is America at its core? A melting pot of diverse cultures coming together as one.
Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, leaving behind devastation and an immense need for resources. And though we are separated by an ocean from our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, we stood united with them, helping to raise several million dollars in relief funds.
Hurricane Harvey created the largest natural disaster in US History. But it picked the wrong state to mess with. We pay tribute to the grit and courage of Texans in this time of crisis and thank Americans everywhere for coming together with Walmart to donate over $25 million in hurricane relief.
We are all awed and inspired by the resilience that Texas has shown in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Walmart is joining the millions of Americans sending aid to those in need.