For Immediate Release

Walmart Awards Community Grant to Peace on Patuxent Inc. at the Re-Grand Opening of Walmart Store #1985 in Laurel, Maryland

Laurel, MD – May 10, 2024 – Walmart announced the awarding of a Community Grant to Peace on Patuxent Inc. during the much-anticipated re-grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Walmart Store #1985, located at 3549 Russett Green E, Laurel, MD. This event underscored Walmart’s commitment to strengthening local communities by supporting non-profit organizations that make a significant impact.

Peace on Patuxent Inc. Overview

Peace on Patuxent Inc. is a no-cost respite home and day retreat dedicated to supporting women fighting life-leveling cancers. The organization offers a variety of services designed to foster well-being and centeredness, including counseling, expressive writing, guided meditation, nutritional education, and yoga. The home also features a meditation library and a garden, providing a serene environment for healing. Peace on Patuxent serves adult women within two years post-diagnosis or those actively receiving treatment, without restrictions on ethnicity, income, or educational background.

The re-grand opening event took place on May 10, 2024, at 10 AM at Walmart Store #1985 in Laurel, MD. The ceremony featured speeches from board members, city officials, and Walmart leadership, highlighting the importance of community support and engagement.

Walmart believes that strengthening local communities creates value for both business and society. Through their Community Grants program, Walmart stores, Sam’s Clubs, and Distribution Centers provide local cash grants to address the unique needs of the communities where they operate.

A representative from Walmart Store #1985 stated, “We recognize the significant contributions and positive impact that non-profit organizations like Peace on Patuxent bring to our community. We are honored to support their mission and work.”

Senita Hill, Founder and CEO of Peace on Patuxent, expressed her gratitude: “We are deeply thankful for the support from Walmart and the community. The recognition and embrace we’ve received empower us to continue our mission of providing care and support to women battling cancer.”

Peace on Patuxent Inc. invites community members to support their mission through donations and volunteer efforts. To learn more about how you can help or to apply for retreat services, please visit their website.

Contact Information

For further inquiries, please contact:

Senita Hill  

general.inquiries@peaceonpatuxent.org  

301-383-5266

Relevant Links

– City of Laurel: https://cityoflaurel.org

– Walmart Supercenter in Laurel, MD: https://www.walmart.com/store/1985

– Laurel Board of Trade: https://www.laurelboardoftrade.org

– Peace on Patuxent Website: https://peaceonpatuxent.org