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: 'It's Been A Headache': Hundreds Without Natural Gas In Denver For Nearly A Week
The money will be split among the teachers who often pay for supplies for their classrooms out of their own pockets.READ MORE: Testing For COVID Ramping Up Again In Colorado
“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: All Denver City Employees Required To Be Vaccinated By End Of September
The company makes a donation to a local school in the area of each grand opening to celebrate a new store location.