Walmart’s “Miles For Education” Donates $2,000 to Sandia Academy


This Wednesday, Sandia Academy got a $2,000 gift from the Apple Valley Walmart Distribution Center’s “Miles for Education” Program.

“This is only one of the manners in which Walmart upholds training in our locale,” Nathan Rico, Transportation Operations Manager for the Apple Valley Walmart Distribution Center said. The Distribution Center backings “Miles for Education” when a year. If the Walmart Distribution Center’s transporters are without mishap and drive securely during the picked week, they can give $0.015 per mile driven, up to $2,000, to an assigned school. The victor of the “Miles for Education” look at is picked off a cap.

Vanessa Clark, a Walmart Distribution Center worker and auntie of two Sandia understudies, named Sandia Academy. “My family and I esteem schooling, so I was eager to choose Sandia, and I’m considerably more energized than they were picked!” Vanessa said.

Wendy Watt, Sandia Academy Principal, was particularly thankful for this gift. “Much obliged to you to Walmart for the entirety of the help they provide for our locale and thank you from the Sandia family for this gift. Your liberality and backing of nearby schooling imply such a great amount to us.”