BJ’s Charitable Foundation Donates Over $240,000 to Nonprofits Benefitting Children & Families

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BJ’s Charitable Foundation Donates Over $240,000 to Nonprofits Benefitting Children & Families

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 2:00pm

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August 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Charitable Foundation announced today the donation of 56 grants to nonprofits that will impact the lives of more than 420,000 local residents across its 15-state footprint. As part of its quarterly grant cycle, the Foundation contributed $242,850 to support nonprofits that help improve the communities surrounding BJ’s Wholesale Clubs.

“We are very proud to support these 56 organizations that focus on hunger prevention efforts and enhancing educational excellence in the many communities BJ’s Wholesale Club serves,” said Jessica Newman, Executive Director of the BJ’s Charitable Foundation.

To learn about each grant recipient, visit http://www.bjs.com/about/news/content/item1,560.shtml.

BJ’s Charitable Foundation was established with the mission to enrich every community BJ’s Wholesale Clubs serve. Since its inception in 2005, BJ’s Charitable Foundation has given more than $19 million through grants, annual programs and special initiatives, to over 2,300 community organizations in the 15 states where BJ’s Clubs are located. BJ’s Charitable Foundation contributes the bulk of its funding to organizations that provide services to people in need, specifically in the areas of hunger prevention and education. The next grant application deadline is October 9. To determine eligibility, nonprofits are asked to visit http://www.bjs.com/charity

Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | BJ's Charitable Foundation | Education | Grants | Hunger | corporate social responsibilty | csr

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