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Walmart Neighborhood Market Donates to Amanda Riley Foundation

This morning's donation will help the foundation reach their 75% goal of $22,000 by Sept. 30.

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, the new Walmart Neighborhood Market is donating $1,000 to the Amanda Riley Foundation in honor of the nonprofit's two-year anniversary.

Robert Burnett, store manager, will honor Amanda Riley at 10 a.m. with a check presentation to Barbara Riley, Amanda’s mother, and the foundation's co-president. Several board members will also be present for the ceremony.

Amanda Riley was a kind and gifted athlete, fiercely competitive and always strived to be the best she could be. A three sport varsity letter athlete, with a passion for running, she had a dream of attending UGA and becoming a 3rd grade teacher at Brookwood Elementary School.

She was 17 years old when cancer took her two years ago.

The foundation is steadily meeting their goal of $22,000 by Sept. 30. Walmart's donation gets them to the 75% mark.

In 2011, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave $958.9 million in cash and in-kind contributions around the world, according to a press release. This includes $872.7 million in cash and in-kind gifts in the United States and $86.2 million in cash and in-kind gifts in international markets.

To find out more about the Amanda Riley Foundation and to donate, visit their website.

Bobby Howard September 21, 2012 at 09:46 AM
Celebrating Community in Snellville.......... Yesterday I had the honor of attending a Community Celebration where Robert Burnett, Store Manager of the NEW Snellville Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market presented a check for $1000.00 to Barbara Riley, Amanda’s mother, and the founder of the Amanda Riley Foundation. Learn more about the foundation at http://amandarileyfoundation.org/. I am very PROUD of our city and those in it that reach out and make a difference each and every day. Snellville.........Where everybody IS Proud to be Somebody!
Crystal Huskey (Editor) September 21, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Great picture Mr. Howard, thanks!

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