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Burlington's Corporate Social Responsibility

As a national off price retailer with more than 563 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico, Burlington is committed to giving back to communities surrounding its store locations. We know we can make the greatest impact by supporting causes that affect the lives of our customers and their families. To learn more about our community efforts, please read below:

 

Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Coat Drive

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This collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to ensure no individual goes without a warm coat during the cold winter months. Each year the Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Coat Drive relies on the generosity and compassion of our customers across the country. In partnership with ABC's Good Morning America and the national non-profit organization, Delivering Good, Burlington collects gently-worn coats in all its store locations across the country and works with local agencies through Delivering Good, to distribute the coats to those most in need within the community. Having completed its 10th year, the coat drive has collected well over 1.8 million coats! Thanks to all those that continue to donate and help spread the gift of warmth.

Burlington Toy Drive

While Burlington locations stateside are collecting warm coats during the holiday season, its store locations in Puerto Rico are collecting new Toys to benefit Fundacion Infantil Ronald McDonald, a non-profit organization which creates, finds and supports programs which directly improve the health and well-being of children living in Puerto Rico and their families during difficult times. Since the Toy Drive commenced in 2013, more than 40,000 toys have been collected and donated. To learn more about Fundacion Infantil Ronald McDonald, visit www.casaronald.org.pr/puerto-rico/sp/.

Women’s Heart Health

womens heart health campaign

Now in its 6th year of partnership with WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, Burlington’s Women’s Heart Health campaign helps to increase awareness among its customers about the importance of their heart health, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Throughout February and March each year, Burlington hosts a national Point-of-Sale campaign in all its store locations nationwide and as a result, has raised more than $6 million to further education and support for women living with heart disease. Additionally, the campaign has provided funds towards the establishment of WomenHeart’s Hispanic initiative, Para La Mujer Hispana, dedicated to educating women of Hispanic descent about the risks of heart disease. To kick off the 2017 campaign to #KnockOutHeartDisease, we partnered with Grammy Award-winning artist and heart health advocate Kelly Rowland, who lost her mother to heart disease and is deeply affected by the cause. To learn more about WomenHeart, visit www.womenheart.org.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night

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Burlington is proud to be the #1 National Corporate Partner and Honored Friend of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light the Night. Over the 15 year partnership, Burlington has donated more than $29 million to LLS in their fight against blood cancers. Each year, customers generously support the cause by donating at check out at any Burlington location and Burlington associates nationwide participate in Light the Night events within communities across the country. To learn more about The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society visit www.lls.org and for more about the Light the Night Walk, please visit www.lightthenight.org.

AdoptAClassroom.org – Helping to fund classroom materials to support teachers and their students

womens heart health campaign

During the 2017 back-to-school season, Burlington partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org, which provides funding to teachers so that they can purchase classroom materials they need for students to learn and succeed. Since 91% of K-12 teachers purchasing classroom supplies out of their own pockets, spending $600 of their own money each year, Burlington wanted to help off-set this burden and support teachers across the country. They commenced a point-of-sale campaign in all its location from July 9, 2017 through August 19, 2017. Donations to AdoptAClassroom.org benefit teachers and students in Burlington store communities nationwide. Musical Artist and Actor, Common, helped to celebrate Burlington’s partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org this year by announcing Burlington’s adoption of a local school in East Harlem by funding $10,000 worth of school supplies for their teachers and students. Prior to Burlington’s partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, Burlington proudly raised $1.5 million over the previous two years for classrooms in need and is excited to continue making a difference in the lives of teachers and students. To learn more about AdoptAClassroom.org, visit www.AdoptAClassroom.org.

Burlington Gives Back

Burlington Gives Back is a program dedicated to donating new sample merchandise to local philanthropic organizations in communities surrounding our stores. These events take place at select store locations and provide an opportunity to donate new merchandise to those most in need. The program’s official national non-profit partner, Delivering Good, identifies local non-profit 501 c 3 organizations in our store communities to receive such merchandise. In order to be eligible to receive donations from Delivering Good, please register your 501(c)(3) charity online at https://www.delivering-good.org/community-partners/.

Natural Disaster Relief Efforts

When unfortunate natural disasters occur, Burlington responds. Whether it’s international or domestic, Burlington finds a way to help. Over the past several years, the world has seen devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, and tsunamis. As a result, Burlington and its customers have donated funds and new merchandise to non-profit organizations including American Red Cross, Salvation Army and Delivering Good, assisting those most in need.

Charitable Donation Policy

Burlington works exclusively with Delivering Good through its Burlington Gives Back program (described above) to make merchandise donations to charitable non-profit 501 c3 organizations. Burlington does not make monetary grants/donations, donate gift cards or provide merchandise for philanthropic fashion shows, auctions, raffles or for any other kind of fund-raising activities.

Child Safety - Operation Car Seat

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Operation Car Seat ™ is a community focused program which offers charitable, non-profit, and local service organizations special pricing on bulk orders of name brand child safety seats and other baby items. To learn more, please contact us by phone at 1-855-722-3911, or by email at: operation.car.seat@coat.com

Burlington Bulk Gift Card Sales

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Corporate Incentives

Burlington Gift Cards are the perfect way to thank customers, reward employees, or celebrate a job well done. Reward recipients will appreciate your generous gift, and remember the great values they found on name brand merchandise for their family and home in our stores, and on our website.

Why Choose Burlington Gift Cards:

  • Volume discounts (based on minimum purchase amount)
  • Available in any denomination
  • No expiration dates or hidden fees
  • Fast fulfillment
  • FREE ground shipping
  • Accepted at more than 600 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and online at www.burlington.com

For more information on Burlington Bulk Gift Cards, please call 1-877-824-3560, or email us at Burlington@stonerbunting.com.

Gift Card Fundraising

The Burlington Gift Card Fundraising program offers schools and 501(c)(3) organizations a fun and easy way to raise money through bulk gift card orders. Your school or organization can purchase our discounted fundraising gift cards, and sell the cards at face value. The difference remains with your organization, and can be used to support your cause.

Burlington Bulk Product Sales

If you are a charitable organization or government agency that has a need to purchase items in large quantities, please contact us by phone at 1-855-722-3911, or by email at: BurlingtonCommunityPartners@burlington.com.

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