AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Teachers and students at Red Hawk Ridge Elementary School in Aurora received a surprise thanks to Burlington Stores. The company is opening a new location nearby.
The company, which partners with AdoptAClassroom.org, surprised the school with a $10,000 check on Tuesday.READ MORE: Colorado Bill Mandating Secure Storage Of Guns Passes First Committee
The money will be split among the teachers who often pay for supplies for their classrooms out of their own pockets.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Officials Identify 822 People Infected Twice During Pandemic
“Our teachers look forward to using the funds to enhance learning in our school and in their classrooms. We are thankful for the support we received from Burlington and AdoptAClassroom.org,” said Kait Whitaker, the school’s principal, in a news release.MORE NEWS: Check Out The Winning Entries In The Iconic Colorado Driver's License Contest
The company makes a donation to a local school in the area of each grand opening to celebrate a new store location.