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Walmart is giving away $2 million in food relief grants to communities with the highest unemployment rates — but those communities, including Madera and Chowchilla, need to vote to win the cash.

People from across the nation have until April 30 to cast their votes — up to once per day — on the Fighting Hunger Together site on Facebook.

At the end of the month, the community with the most votes will win $1 million in food grants. The top 20 runners-up will receive $50,000 to help fight hunger.

The Walmart Foundation chose to put 200 communities in the running for the food grants this year, based on where unemployment rates are the highest according to the Department of Labor...


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