Populus Financial Group Helps Teachers Offset Rising Costs of School Supplies

After a summer of rising costs due to inflation, teachers are voicing even greater concern for their students and their families who are unable to afford the school supplies needed for the new school year. Populus Financial Group has stepped up to help students from across the country return to the classroom with some of […]

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Subaru Loves Learning Supports 300,000 Students Nationwide

All students deserve an equal and fair opportunity at a quality education. Lack of resources and supplies impede many students’ ability to learn and engage in the classroom. Subaru and its retailers are making a difference by helping students access the supplies they need to learn.  In our two years of partnership with Subaru and […]

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what we learned during Engage for Good 2022
2022 Cause Marketing Learnings

Generous support from our corporate partners is one of the reasons AdoptAClassroom.org is able to support thousands of classrooms across the nation each year. Also known as cause marketing partnerships, this support is essential to our mission to advance equity in education. While cause marketing isn’t new, it’s currently booming. Engage For Good, an organization […]

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State of Teaching Statistics 2022

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, constant changes have impacted the teaching profession. In March 2022, two years into the pandemic, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed teachers across the country to gather teaching statistics to better understand the current state of teaching. We surveyed 4,665 PreK-12 teachers at public, private, and charter schools nationwide. Eighty-five percent of […]

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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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