Eli Whitney Receives Donation



PRESS RELEASE:  October 15, 2021
Superintendent’s Office

Eli Whitney Receives Donation from New Burlington Store



The Enfield Public Schools is pleased to announce that Burlington Stores and AdoptAClassroom.org have donated $5,000 to Eli Whitney Elementary School in celebration of its new store now open in Enfield located at 30 Hazard Avenue.  The donated funds will be available for Eli Whitney teachers to purchase supplies for their classrooms.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today where representatives from Burlington and the Enfield Public Schools were present.


Enfield Superintendent of Schools Christopher Drezek and Eli Whitney Principal Kate Flanaghan proudly accepted the check from AdoptAClassroom.org that has adopted Eli Whitney.  They welcomed our new Enfield Burlington store and thanked them and AdoptAClassroom.org for their generous donation to the staff at Eli Whitney Elementary School.


Burlington is committed to supporting education through its partnership with AdopAClassroom.org.  Each time Burlington opens a new store, Burlington celebrates by adopting and funding a local elementary school in their store community.  Burlington is a nationally recognized retailer and is a Fortune 500 company.  For more information about this company, visit www.burlington.com.


AdoptAclassroom.org believes every child deserves the necessary tools and materials needed to learn and succeed in school. This national tech-based non-profit company connects with donors and sponsors to assist PreK-12 teachers and schools equip classrooms with school supplies.  AdoptAClassroom.org has been raising funds and donating to students across the United States since 1998.   For more information or to make a donation, please visit www.adoptaclassroom.org.

Posted:  10-15-21