Indian village elm. receives $5,000 donation from Burlington – The Waynedale News
Burlington Stores, in partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, is donating $5,000 for school supplies to Fort Wayne Community Schools Indian Village Elementary School to celebrate their new store now open in Fort Wayne at the Jefferson Pointe Mall.
A representative from AdoptAClassroom.org reached out to school administrators and helped secure the donation for Indian Village, which will provide $1,000 each in new supplies for five teacher classrooms.
“On behalf of the Indian Village, I welcome our new local store in Burlington and thank them and AdoptAClassroom.org for their generous donation to our school,” said Indian Village Director Kara Miller. “Our teachers are excited to buy new tools for their classrooms. We are grateful for the support we have received from Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org.
Burlington is committed to supporting education through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. Every time Burlington opens a new store, Burlington celebrates by adopting and funding a local school in its store community.
AdoptAClassroom.org believes that every child deserves the tools and materials they need to learn and succeed in school. The national, tech-based nonprofit connects donors and sponsors with K-12 teachers and schools to help equip more classrooms and students with school supplies. Since 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org has raised $57 million and supported over 5.8 million students across the United States. The 501(c)(3) has the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the highest transparency rating offered by GuideStar. For more information or to donate, please visit www.adoptaclassroom.org.