Press Release

BJ's Charitable Foundation Contributes $431,000 to 70 Charitable Organizations to Help Support Education, Health Care, Hunger Prevention and Self-Sufficiency

April 8, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., April 8, 2014 -- Today BJ's Charitable Foundation announced the donation of 70 grants totaling $431,000 to several different nonprofit organizations whose goals are to help improve the lives of local residents in the areas surrounding BJ's Wholesale Clubs. The funds focus in on four main areas: healthcare, education, hunger prevention and self-sufficiency.

"We take pride in being able to give back through our Foundation," said Jessica Newman, Executive Director for the BJ's Charitable Organization. "It's an important part of our company's culture to support local non-profit organizations with programs that touch so many people in the communities we serve."

Since its inception in 2005, the BJ's Charitable Foundation has donated nearly $19 million to over 2,100 community organizations. All recipients are 501(c) 3 charitable organizations that support services in the regions where BJ's Wholesale Clubs are located.

For a complete listing of all of the organizations that received grants, please visit: http://www.bjs.com/about/news/content/item1,482.shtml

About BJ's Charitable Foundation
BJ's Charitable Foundation was established with the mission to enrich every community BJ's Wholesale Clubs serve. The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that primarily benefit the underprivileged in the area of basic needs (hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, education and health). For more information about BJ's Charitable Foundation, please visit, www.bjs.com/charity/

 

SOURCE BJ’s Charitable Foundation