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Walton Family Foundation gift to support EOSC Foundation efforts

6/26/2012

WILBURTON, OK (June 26, 2012) – The Walton Family Foundation recently presented an $8,000 gift to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Foundation to support administrative resources necessary in developing scholarship fundraising initiatives and special projects for the college.

Arvest Bank President Gene Walker presented the gift to EOSC Foundation Executive Director Ann Owens on behalf of the Walton Family Foundation.

The foundation was created by Sam and Helen Walton to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that seek to improve the lives of others. In 2011, the foundation invested more than $500 million in domestic and international projects that addressed significant education, social and environmental issues.

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