West Chester Charity Gets Big Gift from BJ's
The Arc of Chester County received a $4,500 donation from the company.
A West Chester-based charitable foundation was the recipient of a $4,500 gift from BJ’s Charitable Foundation, the organization announced in a press release on Wednesday.
The Arc of Chester County is an organization that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities find and keep work. The $4,500 donation will go directly to its Job Education Training & Support for Adults with Disabilities Program.
“The goal of BJ’s Charitable Foundation is to create a positive, long-lasting impact on the communities in which BJ’s serves” said Jessica Newman, Executive Director for the BJ’s Charitable Foundation, in a release. “Giving back is in the DNA of BJ’s Wholesale Club, and the donations from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation will impact tens of thousands of individuals and families, resulting in a better community for us all.”
The Arc of Chester County was one of 265 nonprofits that benefited from BJ's generosity. The company made a total donation of $1,689,150.