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Local business helps GCPS teachers purchase school supplies
October 1, 2021
Britt Elementary School has been awarded $5,000 by Burlington Stores, the national discount retailer, and AdoptAClassroom.org. The money will be used to purchase supplies for teachers at the school. The donation was made in celebration of the grand opening of Burlington’s new store in Snellville.
Melissa Madsen, the principal at Britt Elementary, says the donation is a welcomed gift. “On behalf of Britt Elementary, Gwinnett County Public Schools, and the City of Snellville, I would like to welcome our new local Burlington store and thank them and AdoptAClassroom.org for their generous donation to our school,” Madsen said. “Our teachers are so excited to purchase additional tools that will help them to support their students this year. We are thankful for the support we received from Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org and look forward to additional partner opportunities with them in the future.”
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 their store community. The new Burlington store is now open at 1670 Scenic Hwy North in Snellville.
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 784 stores as of the end of the first quarter of Fiscal 2021, in 45 states and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Burlington Stores. The Company’s stores offer an extensive selection of in-season, fashion-focused merchandise at up to 60% off other retailers' prices, including women’s ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, baby, beauty, footwear, accessories, home, toys, gifts and coats. For more, visit Burlington.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.
AdoptAClassroom.org believes every child deserves the tools and materials they need to learn and succeed in school. The national, tech-based nonprofit connects donors and sponsors with PreK-12 teachers and schools to help equip more classrooms and students with school supplies. Since 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org has raised $57 million and supported more than 5.8 million students across the U.S. The 501(c)(3) holds the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the highest transparency rating offered by GuideStar. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit www.adoptaclassroom.org.