KEO could receive grant from Walmart

LIHUE — Kauai Economic Opportunity, Inc. is eligible to receive a $20,000 grant from Walmart.

It just needs votes of support. 

Running through Dec. 12, residents can visit Walmart’s Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign at and vote for the food pantry to receive a portion of the $1.5 million fund.

The 75 food banks with the most votes will each receive $20,000 to purchase the equipment they need to prepare, store and transport food to families in need. In addition, one food pantry will be selected to receive a free consultation from DIY Network host James Young, who will give advice on best ways to utilize the grant funds.


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