Alice Walton Philanthropy

Alice Walton Philanthropy

Born on the 7th of October 1949 in Arkansas, Alice Louise Walton is better known as the daughter of Wal-mart founders Sam and Helen Walton. Her siblings are S. Robson Walton and Jim Walton. For the month of March 2010, Alice Walton collected a net worth of $20.6 billion. With her earnings, she is listed among the world’s richest women, along with her sister-in-law Christy Walton.

Alice Walton is also well-known philanthropist. Most of her charity efforts center on the Walter Family Foundation, where she serves as a board member. In addition, she is an active member of the board of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at Little Rock.

With the formation of Camp War Eagle, Alice Walton created a unique summer camp in Northwest Arkansas that brings together children of distinctive and socio-economic backgrounds.

Alice Walton also led the Walton Family Foundation’s participation in creating the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Crystal Bridges is visualized as a highlight spot for a national art institution contributed to American art and artists.

Apart from her involvement in philanthropic causes, Alice Walton is also known for her love and passion for horses. She trains and breeds horses at The Rocking W Ranch.

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