Mentor Me-North Georgia, a non-profit organization that serves local children through mentoring relationships and other programs to help children reach their potential, receives a sizeable check for $5,000 from BJ’s Charitable Foundation.
The money will go to the group’s REACH program called “Raising Expectations and Achievement of our Children,” a mentoring program for Hispanic children.
Mentors assist the children in the program with their homework during the school year. During the summer, camps are provided to help them keep up with their reading and language skills.
“The BJ’s Charitable Foundation grants funds quarterly to organizations where BJ’s clubs are located,” said Matt Goggins, general manager of the Cumming BJ’s Wholesale Club in a news release.
“We choose organizations that provide critical services and programs that focus on hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, healthcare, and education. Mentor Me’s REACH program supports education in the local community, and we