Bayshore Elementary Receives $5,000 Donation from New Burlington Store

Bayshore receives a $5,000 donation from the new Burlington store!

Burlington Stores, the national discount retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization,, has donated $5,000 towards school supplies to Bayshore Elementary in celebration of its new store now open in Tradition.

A representative from contacted the district Communications Office who helped to secure the donation for Bayshore Elementary which will provide $142 in new supplies for each teacher’s classroom.

According to Principal Chavonn Silas, the teachers will use the funds on a number of new classroom items including supplies, classroom manipulatives, and materials for small group instruction.

“On behalf of the Bayshore Elementary, I would like to welcome our new local Burlington store and thank them and for their generous donation to our school,” said Principal Silas. “Our teachers are so excited to purchase the tools they need for their classrooms this year. We are thankful for the support we received from Burlington and”

Burlington is committed to supporting education through its partnership with Each time Burlington opens a new store, Burlington celebrates by adopting and funding a local elementary school in their store community.

Pictured Above: Accepting the donation on behalf of the school district was Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jon Prince, Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, and Principal Chavonn Silas.  Also pictured is store manager Ms. Smith.

About Burlington Stores
Burlington Stores, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with Fiscal 2020 net sales of $5.8 billion. The Company is a Fortune 500 company and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BURL.” The Company operated 784 stores as of the end 4 of the first quarter of Fiscal 2021, in 45 states and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Burlington Stores. The Company’s stores offer an extensive selection of in-season, fashion-focused merchandise at up to 60% off other retailers’ prices, including women’s ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, baby, beauty, footwear, accessories, home, toys, gifts and coats. For more information, or to make a donation, please visit

Author: Lydia Martin

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