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North Dallas Gazette – Dallas, TX

08/06/2020: “AdoptAClassroom seeks to help with cost of needed school supplies”

Northeast Ohio Parent – Hudson, OH

08/05/2020: “Boy Scouts of America’s Virtual Family Fun Fest”

Patch – Naugatuck, CT

08/04/2020: “Teachers Need Our Help; Donate to”

Little Things

08/04/2020: “10 Organizations You Can Donate To That Are Helping Kids Go Back To School Safely This Year”

Footwear News – Glen Burnie, MD

08/03/2020: “How Burlington Stores Is Raising Funds for Teachers and Students During the Pandemic”

Education Week

07/31/2020: “Schools Need Extra Supplies Since Kids Can’t Share. Per Usual, Teachers Are Paying”


05/05/2020: “With schools shut down, here are some ways to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day”

San Marcos Daily Record – Marcos, TX

04/29/2020: “Keeping Kids Engaged While Distance-Learning”

Gwinnett Daily Post – Lawrenceville, GA

04/07/2020: “3 new ways to keep kids engaged while distance learning”

South Florida Sun Sentinel – Deerfield Beach, FL

03/23/2020: “Banyan Elementary surprised with $10K donation from store”

PA HomePage – Wilkes-Barre, PA

03/06/2020: “Heights Murray Elementary gifted $1,000 as part of Adopt a Classroom program”

The Post and Courier – Charleston, SC

11/22/2019: “As $50 state checks arrive, some SC residents decide to donate the money to teachers”

The Weekly Journal – San Juan, PR

11/07/2019: “Burlington Opens 12th Location in Puerto Rico and Adopts Local School to Celebrate”

Daily Herald – Mount Prospect, IL

10/31/2019: “Burlington opens in Mount Prospect”

FOX 25 – Oklahoma City, OK

10/30/2019: “Mustang Creek Elementary Receives $10,000 Donation from Burlington Stores”

Village News – Richmond, VA

10/29/2019: “Burlington gives $10K to teachers”

Journal Inquirer – East Windsor, NJ

10/26/2019: “Broad Brook Elementary School wins $10K grant”

Sun News – Los Alamitos, CA

10/24/2019: “Burlington surprises Los Al Elementary with $10,000 gift to mark new store opening”

Event – News Enterprise – Los Alamitos, CA

10/23/2019: “Burlington surprises Los Al Elementary with $10,000 donation”

News Channel 5 – Nashville, TN

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

TMJ 4 – Milwaukee, WI

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 5 – Clevland, OH

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

WPTV – West Palm Beach, FL

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

KRIS 6 – Corpus Christi, TX

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

CBS 3 – Omaha, NE

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 3 – Lafayette, LA

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 23 – Bakersfield, CA

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 15 – Pheonix, AZ

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

NBC 26 – Green Bay, WI

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 7 – Denver, CO

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

ABC 10 – San Diego, CA

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

FOX 4 – Denver, CO

10/21/2019: “Teachers find new solutions to buying class supplies”

Journal & Topics – Mount Prospect, Illinois

10/18/2019: “River Trails School District 26 Received $10,000 In Donations”

Kare 11 – Minneapolis, MN

10/15/2019: “Beloved St. Paul teacher’s growing music program in need of support”

Dedham Wicked Local – Dedham, Mass.

10/14/2019: “Burlington Stores donates $10,000 to Dedham’s Avery School”

Sturgis Journal – Sturgis, MI

10/10/2019: “Trinity Lutheran School is winner of a $10,000 sweepstakes grant”

Jersey Shore Online – Toms River, NJ

10/07/2019: “Burlington Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony & Family Fun Day”

The Saline Courier – Benton, AR

10/03/2019: “Burlington Opens New Location in Benton”

Clarence Bee – Clarence, NY

10/01/2019: “Burlington Stores, Inc. surprises Harris Hill Elementary with $10,000 donation”

Allen American – Allen, TX

09/30/2019: “Rountree Elementary gets $10K donation from Burlington”

Pure Wow

09/30/2019: “Neil Patrick Harris Has Big Plans to Return to Broadway—but Not in the Way You Think”

ABC News

09/27/2019: “Take it from Neil Patrick Harris: ‘We’re complete because we’re incomplete'”

FOX 16 – Bryant, AR

09/27/2019: “Hurricane Creek Elementary to receive $10,000 donation from Burlington stores check will be presented on Friday, September 27”

The Saline Courier – Benton, AR

09/27/2019: “New store makes large donation to Bryant school”

Patch – Clark-Garwood, NJ

09/26/2019: “Burlington To Open New Store In Union Friday”

Manchester Ink Link – Manchester, NH

09/24/2019: “BOSC accepts grant, but voices procedural concerns”

Eye on Annapolis – Annapolis, MD

09/21/2019: “Park Elementary receives $10K donation from Burlington Coat Factory”


09/19/2019: “Consumer Handbook: Advice On School Fundraisers And How To Be Accountable”

TAP into Union – Union, NJ

09/19/2019: “Franklin School Teachers Receive $10,000 from Burlington Stores”

The Current – Hamilton Township, NJ

09/19/2019: “Burlington donates $10,000 to Shaner School educators”

The Nation Roar

09/17/2019: “Neil Patrick Harris is giving back to teachers in a big way”

WKTR 3 – Hampton Roads, VA

09/16/2019: “Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris talks about helping teachers on Coast Live”

Patch – Hazlet, NJ

09/16/2019: “Burlington Coat Factory Donates $10K To Hazlet Elementary School”

Gaston Gazette – Gastonia, NC

09/13/2019: “Burlington donates $10K for school supplies”


09/13/2019: “Neil Patrick Harris is helping teachers in a big way”

She Knows

09/12/2019: “Exclusive: Neil Patrick Harris on Dad Hacks & Getting His Kids to Eat Sea Urchin”

TMJ 4 – Milwaukee, WI

09/12/2019: “How Neil Patrick Harris is Helping Deserving Teachers”

Good Day NWA

09/12/2019: “Good Day NWA: “Adopt A Classroom” with Neil Patrick Harris”

Mind Body Green

09/11/2019: “Here’s How Neil Patrick Harris Gets His Kids To Eat Healthy”

The Bay Net – Glen Burnie, MD

09/10/2019: “$10,000 donation will help teachers buy school supplies”


09/09/2019: “Emily Blunt Pops Into New York Fashion Week, Plus Robert Pattinson, Leonardo DiCaprio & More”

Yahoo Lifestyle

09/09/2019: “Neil Patrick Harris Really Doesn’t Understand Why Certain Foods – Like Pasta – Are on Kids’ Menus”


09/06/2019: “The ‘legen—wait for it—dary’ Neil Patrick Harris is pushing snack bars to help teachers”

Just Jared

09/05/2019: “Neil Patrick Harris Highlights the Importance of Giving Back During Back-to-School Season”

Trib Live – Monroeville, PA

08/30/2019: “Gateway school given grant from new Monroeville store”

Thrive Global

08/29/2019: “Teachers Need Outside Help with Classroom Materials”

Action News Now – Paradise, CA

08/28/2019: “Paradise Junior High presented with gift card for $18,000”

Paradise Post – Paradise, CA

08/28/2019: “Teachers at Paradise Junior-Senior High get a gift”

A List

08/27/2019: “Back To School Marketing Transcends Deals; Promote Self-Expression, Cause Marketing”

The Washington Post

08/26/2019: “New buildings, pre-Labor Day starts and laptops: It’s back to school in Virginia”

Better Business Bureau

08/21/2019: “BBB’s Advice on Raising Funds for Schools”

KNOE 8 – Monroe, LA

08/13/2019: “Monroe teacher asking for donations for school supplies”

The Seattle Times – Seattle, WA

08/11/2019: “Help selfless teachers fill the school-supply need”

MSN News

08/5/2019: “10 ways you can get free school supplies”

KCAL 9 – Los Angeles, CA

07/28/2019: “Lifestyle Expert Showcases Back To School Must-Haves”

ABC 7 – Sarasota, FL

7/27/2019: “Chalkboard Champions helping local teachers pay for classroom supplies”

ABC 9 – Hamilton County, TN

07/25/2019: “Hamilton County School Board votes on if teachers will receive stipends for school year”

Pure Wow

07/25/2019: “Exclusive: Taye Diggs Refuses to Get Dirty (or Wet) on Camera, Thank You Very Much”

BET – New York, NY

07/22/2019: “EXCLUSIVE: Taye Diggs Helps Bring School Supplies To Classrooms And Wants A Sequel To ‘The Wood’

NBC News

07/21/2019: “Teachers are finding new ways to raise money for school supplies. Here are 6 ways to help.”

Look to the Stars

07/19/2019: “Quaker Chewy Partners with Neil Patrick Harris and”

ABC 7 NY – New York, NY

07/19/2019: “Taye Diggs donates $100,000 to New York City public school arts programs”

Women’s Wear Daily – New York, NY

7/16/2019: “Burlington, Donate to Six Manhattan Schools”

English Forward

07/19/2019: “$100,000 donated to teachers and students of Manhattan schools for art and music”

US Weekly

07/17/2019: “Burlington Stores announces new location to Newport Plaza, coming this fall; to be ‘fresh design’”

Northern Kentucky Tribune – Newport, KY

07/04/2019: “Taye Diggs Shares Key to Coparenting Son Walker, 9, With Ex-Wife Idina Menzel: ‘Put the Kids First’”

Kitsap Sun – South Kitsap, WA

06/30/2019: “Shaved ice truck comes to Kitsap County”

Patch – Pleasant Hill, CA

05/10/2019: “Burlington Opening New Store In Pleasant Hill”

Neighborhood News – Tampa, FL

04/27/2019: “School Notes: Turner Bartels Hits Burlington’s Jackpot & Local Students Win Awards!”

Times-News – Burlington, NC

04/11/2019: “Around the Schools: Smith receives $10,000 from old stomping grounds”

Patch – Tampa, FL

03/27/2019: “Burlington Stores Donate $10,000 To Turner/Bartels K-8”

Patch – Wesley Chapel, FL

03/18/2019: “Burlington Opens New Location In Wesley Chapel”

Daily Herald – Provo, UT

03/18/2019: “Christa McAuliffe Space Center gets $10,000 donation”

The Westminster Window – Englewood, CO

03/13/2019: “Retail grand opening benefits Northglenn school” – Parma, OH

03/11/2019: “Parma’s Ridge-Brook Elementary School receives $10,000 grant”

Fox 21 News – Colorado Springs, CO

03/06/2019: “Carver Elementary gets $10,000 donation from Burlington Stores”

The Gazette – Colorado Springs, CO

03/05/2019: “Colorado Springs elementary school gets $10,000 donation from Burlington Stores” – Laredo, TX

03/01/2019: “Local elementary school receives generous donation from Burlington” – Laredo, TX

02/28/2019: “Coro de Primaria San Isidro agradece a Burlington por donativo”

Idaho Press Tribune – Nampa, ID

09/29/2018: “$10,000 award to Vallivue school; Hands of Hope report”

WTXL-ABC 27 – Tallahassee, FL

09/27/2018: “Local teacher surprised with $2,000 grant”

Click Orlando – Orlando, FL

09/25/2018: “Donation helps Tangelo Park Elementary teachers buy school supplies”

The Virginian Pilot – Dallas, TX

09/25/2018: “ACE Cash Express Supports Mission to Change the Lives of Children”

The Herald – Rock Hill, SC

09/24/2018: “Burlington donates $10K to Rock Hill school”

Tallahassee Democrat – Tallahassee, FL

09/23/2018: “Apalachee elementary receives $10K for classroom supplies”


09/22/2018: “Not Just For Back-To-School: Teachers Need Help Getting Supplies All Year Long”

The Enterprise – Brockton, MA

09/20/2018: “At Brockton’s Raymond School, Burlington Store surprises teachers with $10K check”

Duluth News Tribune – Duluth, MN

09/20/2018: “‘Best Day’ finds Duluth retailer giving back”

WFSU-FM – Tallahassee, FL

09/20/2018: “Apalachee Elementary Gets $10,000 Donation For Classroom Spending”

VV Daily Press – Hesperia, CA

09/19/2018: “A special donation: Kona Ice adopts Juniper Elementary special education classroom”

Sea Coast Online – Portsmouth, NH

09/18/2018: “Portsmouth elementary school gets $10K surprise”

The Paducah Sun – Paducah, KY

09/18/2018: “Burlington gives $10K to McNabb”

WPSD – Paducah, KY

09/17/2018: “Local Burlington surprises school with $10K donation”

News 12 The Bronx – Bronx, NY

09/11/2018: “Burlington opens new location at Bruckner Commons”

CBS 4 – Denver, CO

09/11/2018: “New Retail Store Helps Donate $10,000 To Aurora Elementary School”

Delmarva Daily Times – Salisbury, MD

09/11/2018: “Burlington to open Salisbury store this week with big event”

Towson Patch – Towson, MD

09/07/2018: “Burlington Opening Towson Store”

WMDT-47 ABC -Salisbury, MD

09/07/2018: “North Salisbury Elementary receives $10K donation for classroom supplies”

Inland Empire – Upland, CA

09/05/2018: “Upland, Foothill Knolls STEM Academy of Innovation to Receive $10,000”

Hendricks County Flyer – Avon, IN

08/30/2018: “Rhoades Elementary receives $10,000 donation”

Los Angeles Daily News – Los Angeles, CA

08/28/2018: “Germain Academy celebrates school supply donation from the Burlington store”


08/23/2018: “How to Financially Help Teachers and Students This School Year”

Miami Herald – Miami, FL

08/19/2018: “Here’s how cash-strapped teachers find a way to pay for classroom supplies”

Tucson News Now – Tuscon, AZ

08/09/2018: “Teacher spending out of pocket still high despite national movements”

FOX 5 – Las Vegas, NV

08/09/2018: “Teacher spending $740 out of pocket on average for school supplies”


07/27/2018: “Schools Now Demand More Supplies Than Parents Can Afford”

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal – Minneapolis, MN

06/26/2018: “Dozens of businesses to pitch their products at national teachers convention in Minneapolis”

Education Week – Bethesda, MD

05/15/2018: “The Average Teacher Spends $479 a Year on Classroom Supplies, National Data Show”

The – Chattanooga, TN

05/11/2018: “Burlington Celebrates New Chattanooga Store By Presenting A $10,000 Check To Hardy Elementary”

The Berkshire Eagle – Pittsfield, MA

05/08/2018: “Pittsfield teachers get a helping hand with supplies”

KTAB/KRBC – Abilene, TX

05/04/2018: “Reagan Elementary School surprised with $10,000 donation”

News 12 Now – Chattanooga, TN

05/04/2018: “Burlington Donates $10,000 to Hardy Elementary”

KXVA-TV – San Angelo, TX

05/04/2018: “Local teachers get a generous surprise”

Herald Times Online – Bloomington, IN

05/03/2018: “Flipping out: Teacher surprised by prize in national contest”

The – Chattanooga, TN

04/25/2018: “Burlington Opens New Location In Chattanooga”

East Penn Press – Allentown, PA

04/18/2018: “Burlington Stores demonstrates monthly trait of ‘generosity’”

Village News – Chester, VA

04/17/2018: “Matoaca Elementary gets $10K donation”

Star Tribune – Minneapolis, MN

04/15/2018: “Business People” – Clifton, NJ

04/13/2018: “Clifton High School robotics team wins $2,500 grant and sets sights on world title”

North Fort Myers Neighbor – Cape Coral, FL

04/11/2018: “Littleton gets grant from clothing store”

WAND 17 – Springfield, IL

04/10/2018: “Company’s gift to help school make improvements”

Sun Current – Richfield, MN

03/24/2018: “New Burlington store in Richfield donates $10,000 to Centennial teachers”

West Georgia Neighborhood – Marietta, GA

03/22/2018: “Burlington celebrates store opening with $10,000 donation to Douglasville school”

This is Reno – Reno, NV

03/20/2018: “Dunn Elementary Receives $10,000 Donation from Burlington Stores”

WYTV – Warren, OH

03/20/2018: “Burlington presents $10,000 check to Warren’s Willard School”

Star Tribune – Minneapolis, MN

03/17/2018: “Business People”

Hartford Courant – New Britain, CT

03/12/2018: “Retailer Provides $10,000 to New Britain School”

New Britain Progressive – New Britain, CT

03/08/2018: “Northend School Receives $10,000 Donation from Burlington Stores”

CBS Philly – Philadelphia, PA

03/06/2018: “Burlington Coat Factory Donates $90,000 To NJ School”

Burlington County Times – Burlington Township, NJ

03/06/2018: “Burlington stores treat Burlington Township teachers”

Charleston CEO – Charleston, SC

03/01/2018: “Burlington Stores, Inc. and to Give $10,000 to Teachers at Matilda F. Dunston Primary”

Delta Dunklin Democrat – Kennett, MO

01/20/2018: “Kona Ice of North Bootheel: A tasteful way of giving back to the community”

SHOOT Online – Hollywood, CA

01/02/2018: “The Best Work You May Never See: Ditch Edit Adopts A Classroom”

Education Week

12/13/2017: “Congress: Don’t Forget About Teachers in the Tax Bill”

Florida Politics – St. Petersburg, FL

12/13/2017: “Gus Bilirakis wants GOP tax plan to cover teachers buying school supplies”

Spartan Newsroom – East Lansing, MI

12/12/2017: “Assumptions vs. reality: Classroom budgets leave teachers to cover deficits”

Duluth News Tribune – Duluth, MN

12/06/2017: “St. Paul school officials turn to online crowdfunding”

Miami Herald – Miami, FL

11/28/2017: “Jack David Gordon Elementary School”

The News-Herald – Willoughby, OH

11/28/2017: “St. Gabriel School students help victims of Hurricane Harvey”

Globe Newswire

11/20/2017: “Sheryl Crow to Appear as Guest Artist for Belmont University’s Nationally Broadcast ‘Christmas at Belmont’”

MLive – MI

11/17/2017: “Eliminating teacher tax deduction a ‘slap in the face,’ educators argue”

South Metro Neighbor – Forest Park, GA

11/16/2017: “Henry County elementary school gets $10K in surprise donation”

North Cook News – Schaumburg, IL

11/13/2017: “Hoffman Estates school receives $10,000 donation from Burlington Stores” – Harrison, NJ

10/31/2017: “Friends School Mullica Hill holds hurricane relief concert”

Penn Live – PA

11/07/2017: “Fuzzy math: GOP tax plan’s eliminating educator tax break ‘adding insult to injury for teachers'”

Politifact – Washington, DC

11/07/2017: “A closer look at the classroom-expenses deduction for teachers: How big is it?”

The Daily Gazzette – Schenectady, NY

11/12/2017: “Editorial: Keep deduction for teacher supplies in federal budget”

Florida Today – Melbourne, FL

11/13/2017: “Burlington donates to school”

Space Coast Daily – Merritt Island, FL

11/08/2017: “University Park Elementary Receives $10,000 From Burlington Stores and”


08/14/2017: “Exclusive: Common And His Mother Are Giving Back To Educators In A Huge Way”

The Progress – Clearfield, PA

10/25/2017: “Clearfield resident, Girl Scouts team to help hurricane victims in Florida”

School Transportation News – Elk Grove, CA

10/25/2017: “Elk Grove USD School Surprised with $5,000 Donation from Propane Council”

ABC 15 News – Florence, SC

10/19/2017: “Burlington Stores donates $10,000 to Florence school”

SC Now – Florence, SC

10/19/2017: “Burlington donates $10,000 to McLaurin Elementary”

Business Wire – Columbus, OH

10/17/2017: “Lane Bryant Raises over $162K for”

WLOX ABC – Biloxi, MS

10/16/2017: “MDOC donates school supplies for Harvey relief”