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July 23, 2019
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For every Discover card purchase at a U.S. Wal-Mart store through May 15, 2017, Discover is donating one meal to Feeding America, a nonprofit with a nationwide network of food banks, as part of Wal-Mart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign. 

If you participate, you might earn rewards in addition to doing good: The Discover it® Cash Back, for example, gives you 1% cash back at Wal-Mart, while the Discover it® Miles gives you 1.5 miles per every $1 spent

Campbell Soup Co., General Mills Inc., Kellogg Co., Kraft Heinz Co. and Pepsi are also donating meals for qualifying Wal-Mart purchases. See qualifying items here, If you’re feeling extra generous, Wal-Mart is accepting cash donations to Feeding America at its registers.

Each donated meal has a value of 9 cents. Discover will donate up to $1 million worth of meals.

Nearly 15.8 million American households don’t always know where their next meal will come from, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

Melissa Lambarena is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: Twitter: @LissaLambarena.