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In honor of new Gresham location, Burlington funds Hollydale students, teachers

COURTESY PHOTO: GRESHAM-BARLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT  - Hollydale Elementary School principal Jessica Ramirez accepted Burlington's $5,000 check to the school on Friday, Nov. 18. Department store Burlington partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to donate $5,000 to Gresham's Hollydale Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 18.

The Gresham-Barlow School District school was given the funds in honor of the opening of Burlington's new location at Gresham Station. Gresham-Barlow superintendent James Hiu accompanied Hollydale's principal Jessica Ramirez who accepted the over-sized check from Burlington representatives.

"We are so thankful to Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org for their generous donation," said Gresham-Barlow School District Communications Director Athena Vadnais. "These funds will be a big help to the students and staff at Hollydale Elementary School."

AdoptAClassroom.org is a national nonprofit that provides classroom funding to PreK-12 teachers and schools throughout the United States.

Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org have raised more than $1.6 million in 2022 to provide teachers with school supplies to help give students a successful start to the school year.

Since 2017, the retailer has donated more than $10.8 million to AdoptAClassroom.org, supporting more than 1.2 million students.


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