Burlington Stores Raised More Than $1.8 Million for Teachers This Back-to-School Season

For the fifth consecutive year, Burlington, the national discount retailer, and their generous customers and associates stepped up to show their support! Their national, in-store fundraising campaign raised more than $1.8 million for AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington’s support allows us to provide more teachers with the hands-on tools and materials their students will need in the classroom […]

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Congratulations Jen Swanson
AdoptAClassroom.org Board Chair Selected as Women in Business Honoree

AdoptAClassroom.org is proud to announce the selection of their Board Chair Jen Swanson as one of the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journals 2021 Women in Business honorees.  To view the complete article, click here. Jen’s career spans over 20 years of roles in customer advocacy, marketing technology, and service channel operations in higher education and […]

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Taye Diggs Teacher Surprise
Award-Winning Actor & Singer, Taye Diggs Joins AdoptAClassroom.org & Burlington Stores to Support Teachers & Students Nationwide

Award-winning actor and singer Taye Diggs is teaming up with Burlington Stores again to support more classrooms with AdoptAClassroom.org.  There’s Still Time –  Join Taye Diggs to Support Teachers Now through August 9th, Burlington customers are invited to donate to AdoptAClassroom.org at checkout to help support classrooms nationwide. Donations raised at Burlington’s 780+ locations across […]

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2021 Teacher Spending Survey
How much do teachers spend on supplies?

As a non-profit whose mission is to advance equity in education, AdoptAClassroom.org regularly surveys our teachers. One of the questions we ask often is how much do teachers spend on supplies for their students. Understanding classroom needs directly from teachers helps our community support where we can make the largest impact. Unfortunately, we discovered that […]

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Five Teacher Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime
Five Teacher Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime

Teaching is one of the most important jobs that exists, and our nation’s PreK-12 teachers need support more than ever before. Donating to classrooms is just one great teacher appreciation idea, but we know there are lots of people who want to help who don’t have the financial means to donate. Here are five teacher […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org Natural Disaster Relief for Teachers and Students
Natural Disaster Relief Needed for Schools

Natural Disaster Relief is needed for teachers and students now more than ever. COVID-19 hit schools and communities hard, and revitalization efforts are already impeded by a lack of funding. Distance learning costs drained teachers’ bank accounts and high-need students were left behind. Because of this, many schools are struggling to find a routine. Natural […]

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Join Burlington to Support Teachers in Your Community and Nationwide. Your Help Is Needed Now More Than Ever.

We’re proud to kick-off our fourth year partnering with Burlington Stores in support of K-12 teachers in communities across the U.S. Now through September 7, Burlington customers are invited to donate at check-out at one of 730+ Burlington stores nationwide. All funds raised will support teachers and will benefit K-12 students, whether they are learning […]

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Nominate a Michigan Teacher to win $500
Nominate a Michigan Teacher to Win $500

Now more than ever, teachers deserve our help. That’s why Kleenex® and Meijer have teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to reward 50 outstanding teachers in Meijer’s home state of Michigan each with a $500 Meijer gift card for their school supply needs, whether they are teaching in the classroom or from home. Now through August 31st, […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org’s Dedication to Racial Equity

In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd by police, right here in our hometown of Minneapolis, protests have rippled across the country demanding change to end pervasive and systemic racial injustice in our country. As we process our outrage, grief, and pain, the staff and board of AdoptAClassroom.org have been reflecting on what […]

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