VIDEO: Walmart Releases Ad With Employees’ Rendition of ‘Lean on Me’

The commercial's intent is to lift people's spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic

On Saturday, Walmart released an ad featuring the voices of its workers around the U.S. to lift people’s spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The video draws inspiration from one that was shared two weeks ago by the Facebook account of a Walmart store in Paris, Illinois.

Originally posted on YouTube, the commercial, called “Walmart Neighbors,” begins with a message: “To America, from our associates.”

The ad then shows Walmart employees taking turns singing their own rendition of “Lean on Me.”

Throughout the one-minute ad, there are photos and videos of neighbors helping each other, people greeting each other through windows and messages of hope.

One image showed a sign that read: “This too shall pass. One day at a time.”

The ad ended with another message: “Here for you.”

The video was captioned, “A little spark of light from one of our store’s associates (and their friends) to shine during a difficult time.”

Serious question.

Are these people going to try out for Idol, because they’ve got some pipes!


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