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Phoebe Foundation Receives $27,000 Donation from Walmart for COVID-19 Relief Fund

Albany, Ga. – Phoebe Foundation recently received another generous donation to its COVID-19 Relief Fund. Walmart Inc. donated $20,000 to the fund that will help provide essential support to Phoebe Putney Health System’s employees and enhance their COVID-19 response efforts to keep the community healthy and safe. Additionally, the Phoebe Foundation received $7,000 from local Walmart stores (Walmart Supercenter #588 - Albany, Ledo Rd., Walmart Neighborhood Market #2801- Albany, Westover Rd., Walmart Supercenter #7245- Sylvester, and Sam’s Club #6506 – Albany) through community grants.

"As we continue to navigate through these challenging times, we are so grateful to Walmart for this generous gift,” said Carolyn Higgins, president & chief Fundraising officer, Phoebe Foundation. “Because of their generosity and support of our relief efforts, we will continue to meet the changing healthcare needs in our community and frontline caregivers during these unprecedented times.”

As a not-for-profit hospital, Phoebe depends heavily on the generosity of Phoebe Foundation’s caring donors. Phoebe Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund was launched to help the community during the coronavirus pandemic and to continue providing services to its patients.

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