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The Open Door was lucky enough to be one of eight nonprofit organizations receiving a grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation this quarter in the form of a $7,500 grant.
Madame Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken recently visited the food pantry where she helped Kevin Brisson, our food pantry shift leader, stock the vegetable cooler with fresh produce before the last big storm. I sent along a few pictures to show how we are putting this resource to work for the community!
“BJ’s Charitable Foundation is proud to provide assistance to eight local nonprofit organizations that are committed to improving the lives of those in each of their communities,” said Jessica Newman, executive director for the BJ’s Charitable Foundation, in a statement. “These donations will assist thousands of individuals and families in the areas of hunger prevention, education, healthcare and self-sufficiency.”
A quote from me? “This is wicked awesome! Thank you, BJ’s for investing in our community.”
A reminder to readers and anyone out there who needs help, we are here to help. Don’t be shy!
The Open Door
Our newest contributor Vickie is doing what I’ve begged others to do endlessly, live blog using your smartphone. Thank you Vickie!!!!! I do believe our Vickie reported the results close to an hour ahead of anywhere else!