Sam's Club SIMPLY RIGHT™ Donates $500,000 to Vitamin Angels

         Sam's Club SIMPLY RIGHT™ Donates $500,000 to Vitamin Angels

SIMPLY RIGHT wellness brand collaboration with Vitamin Angels helps to fight
vitamin deficiencies worldwide

PR Newswire

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 22, 2012

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --In an effort to provide
children around the world with the essential nutrients they need to grow and
thrive, Sam's Club SIMPLY RIGHT wellness brand has donated $500,000 to Vitamin
Angels, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing availability, access
and use of micronutrients among at-risk populations in need. The monetary
donation will help Vitamin Angels expand their efforts to reach at-risk
children age five and under with vitamin A and daily multivitamins and
pregnant or breastfeeding women with prenatal vitamins around the world and
domestically.

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"Sam's Club is committed to supporting health and wellness awareness, chronic
disease prevention and quality solutions for our members, families and
communities," said Jill Turner Mitchael, senior vice president for health and
wellness at Sam's Club. "For 50 cents a year, Vitamin Angels can provide the
two doses of vitamin A per year that a child needs to encourage good eye
health and vision. When we learned about Vitamin Angels, our team knew it was
'simply right' to extend Sam's Club dedication to health to as many at-risk
children and mothers as possible"

SIMPLY RIGHT is a premium, high-quality proprietary health and wellness brand
available exclusively to Sam's Club members. SIMPLY RIGHT products include
everyday wellness essentials including vitamins and supplements, baby care
products, health and beauty aids and pet care products. As a proud supporter
of the Vitamin Angels program, Sam's Club SIMPLY RIGHT features the
organization's logo on pallet skirts and trays of all vitamins and
supplements. For more information on SIMPLY RIGHT Vitamins and Supplements,
visit here.

"The lives of over 2 million children in the United States and around the
world will be touched by Sam's Club's 'simply right' support for Vitamin
Angels," said Howard B. Schiffer, president of Vitamin Angels. "In the U.S.
and in villages from Haiti and Honduras to Kenya and India our vitamins will
save lives, prevent disease and help children grow and prosper. Together we
will give them a brighter future."

Sam's Club members who are interested in supporting Vitamin Angels can visit
http://www.vitaminangels.org/.

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's
eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering
superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across
the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of
34 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made
Simple^®, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam's Club on Twitter, Facebook and
our mobile and iPad® apps.

About Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels is dedicated to reducing child mortality worldwide by advancing
availability, access and use of essential micronutrients, especially vitamin
A, among at-risk populations. In 2012, Vitamin Angels will reach approximately
25,000,000 children in over 40 countries, including the US, with the vital
nutrients they need as a foundation for good health.Vitamin Angels has
received five consecutive four-star ratings from Charity Navigator for
Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency. To learn more, visit
www.vitaminangels.org.

SOURCE Sam’s Club

Contact: Carrie Foster, Sam's Club, 1.800.331.0085, SamsClub.com/newsroom
 
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