- Sarasota County Schools
Garden Elementary Receives $5,000 Donation from New Burlington Store
SARASOTA, FLA, May 3, 2021 — Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization, AdoptAClassroom.org, has donated $5,000 towards school supplies to Sarasota County Schools’ Garden Elementary School in celebration of its new store now open in Venice at Jacaranda Plaza: 1683 US 41 Bypass S, Venice, FL 34293.
A representative from AdoptAClassroom.org contacted school administrators and helped to secure the donation for Garden Elementary. According to Principal Amy Archer, the teachers will use the funds on a number of new classroom items to enhance learning, social & emotional growth, and fun for students.
“On behalf of Garden Elementary School, I would like to welcome our new local Burlington store and thank them and AdoptAClassroom.org for their generous donation to our school,” said Archer. “Our teachers are so excited to purchase the tools they need, whether teaching in the classroom or from home. We are thankful for the support we received from Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org.”
Burlington is committed to supporting education through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. Each time Burlington opens a new store, Burlington celebrates by adopting and funding a local elementary school in the market. The new Burlington store is now open at [New Store Address] and provides ‘wow- deals’ for the entire family and home.
About Burlington Stores
Burlington Stores, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with Fiscal 2020 net sales of $5.8 billion. The Company is a Fortune 500 company and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BURL.” The Company operated 761 stores as of the end of the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2020, in 45 states and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Burlington Stores. Burlington offers great values on a wide assortment of merchandise – with products for ladies, men, kids, baby, and the home. Every time they shop, Burlington customers can find new and amazing deals on their favorite brands – at up to 60% off other retailers’ prices. For more, visit Burlington.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.
We are a national, award-winning nonprofit that advances equity in education by providing the most flexible and accountable funding for PreK-12 teachers and schools throughout the U.S. Our proprietary, easy-to-use education fundraising platform helps teachers, principals, and administrators give every child the tools they deserve to succeed in school. Since 1998, we have raised $50 million and supported 5.5 million students. As a 501(c)(3) organization, we hold a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a platinum rating of transparency from GuideStar. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit www.adoptaclassroom.org.