Bj’s Wholesale Club Gets Cooking With Katie’s Krops And Donates $5,000 To Nonprofit

Weeks after opening its doors in Summerville, BJ's Wholesale Club is pleased to announce a special in-Club culinary event with Katie's Krops, a local organization dedicated to feeding the hungry. Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 11am to 1pm, founder Katie Stagliano and Chef Ryan Hermann of Katie’s Krops will team up with BJ's Wholesale Club to prepare two of their signature dishes for Members to taste, complete with recipe cards.

In addition, BJ’s has donated $5,000 to Katie's Krops and will host a food drive in-Club during the event for Members to purchase items and donate them to Katie’s Krops. BJ's will be handing out a wish list to Members at the Katie’s Krops in-Club demo event station with products that the organization is requesting.

BJ's Wholesale Club is located in Summerville, SC 1035 Jockey Court.

About Katie's Krops
Katie Stagliano (18) has devoted 9 years of her life to growing a healthy end to hunger in our community and across the country and currently has 100 gardens growing across the country, 14 of those gardens are in South Carolina. The whole harvest from every garden is donated to feed people in need. Every garden is youth based, empower kids like herself to get involved in their community and make it a better, healthier place. Right here in our community Katie uses the harvest from her local garden to stock food pantries, help patients are cancer centers, to make direct donations to families facing hunger and to prepare healthy free meals to people in need.

When the only full-time soup kitchen in her hometown shut their doors, she started the Katie's Krops Garden to Table Dinner. They serve 150 to 200 meals per dinner and are developing a healthy end to hunger in the Charleston area while empowering thousands to get involved in the fight against hunger by growing the healthiest, freshest food.

About BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's is the leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates 215 clubs and 132 BJ's Gas® locations in 16 states. BJ's provides a one-stop shopping destination filled with top-quality, leading brands, including its exclusive Wellsley Farms® and Berkley Jensen® brands, along with USDA Choice meats, premium produce and delicious organics, many in supermarket sizes. BJ's is also the only major membership warehouse club to accept all manufacturers' coupons and, for greater convenience, offers the most payment options.
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