Hollydale Elementary receives $5,000 from Burlington, AdoptAClassroom.org
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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