Burlington Stores raise $1.5M+ for teachers nationwide
Burlington Stores Helps Nearly 1 Million Students Get the Supplies They Need To Succeed

A BIG shout out to all of Burlington’s amazing associates and generous customers. This back-to-school season, Burlington raised $1.5M+ to help K-12 teachers and their students get the classroom materials they need, wherever learning will take place this school year – virtually or in the classroom. This is the fourth consecutive year the national off-price […]

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September Marketplace Update: Back-to-School Shopping

The back-to-school shopping season is here, so now is a great time to use AdoptAClassroom.org donations to purchase the supplies you need to start the school year off right. Whether you’re teaching from home, in the classroom, or a hybrid of both, we have the back-to-school materials you’re looking for. Are you a K-12 teacher […]

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Kleenex® and Meijer Support 50 Michigan Teachers

During this challenging time for educators and students, Kleenex® and Meijer teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to support teachers in Meijer’s home state of Michigan. Through the Kleenex® and Meijer Thank A Teacher Giveaway, 50 outstanding Michigan teachers each received a $500 Meijer gift card for their classroom needs. Thanks to Kleenex® and Meijer, hundreds of […]

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Burlington Stores Cares: Provides Funding for Thousands of Teachers’ Supply Needs Nationwide
Burlington Stores Cares: Provides Funding for Thousands of Teachers’ Supply Needs Nationwide

Burlington, a leading national off-price retailer, teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org this back-to-school season for the fourth consecutive year to help our nation’s teachers, who need our support now more than ever before. Since 2017, our GOLD Halo award-winning partnership with Burlington has raised more than $5.5 million to support K-12 teachers and students nationwide. When […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org 2018 Teacher Survey on Classroom Spending

In April 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org invited all teachers registered on our website to complete a survey about their spending on classroom supplies. Our intent was to better understand how much teachers are spending out of pocket on supplies for their classroom and students and if/how this has changed since our 2015 survey. More than 4,400 teachers […]

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7 Distance Learning Resources Teachers Need

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools closed nationwide and teachers had to switch their classroom lesson plans to distance learning overnight. These abrupt changes created new challenges for teachers and their students, and they require unique distance learning resources to overcome them. Teachers are doing all they can to support their students from afar, […]

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This School Survey Found What Educators Need

Educators are in desperate need of supplies. The average teacher spends $740 a year of their own money on classroom materials, but that’s not enough to keep up with the needs of their students throughout the school year. To better serve teachers and schools, AdoptAClassroom.org conducted a national school survey of K-12 educators to find […]

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Classroom consumables teachers have to purchase
4 Classroom Consumables Teachers Purchase

Teachers make a lot of surprising out-of-pocket purchases for their classrooms. As a result, they spend an average of $740 each year on school supplies. This sounds shocking to some. It’s not surprising when 60 percent of the top five teacher purchases are classroom consumables that need to be replaced throughout the year. Unfortunately, 92% […]

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How to Use AdoptAClassroom.org to #ClearTheList This Back to School

Teachers are paying it forward on Twitter by buying one another’s classroom wishlist items to #ClearTheList. Many have never met one another, but they share the common experience of spending their own money on their students. 96% of teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. Did you know that you can use AdoptAClassroom.org to […]

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