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
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 12th year, the coat drive has collected well over 2.1 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 50,000 toys have been collected and donated. To learn more about Fundacion Infantil Ronald McDonald, visit www.casaronald.org.pr/puerto-rico/sp/.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night
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 17 year partnership, Burlington has donated more than $36 million to LLS in their fight against blood cancers. During the 2018 campaign, over 30 Leukemia and Lymphoma survivors and fighters were surprised and honored, along with their families, by Burlington and LLS at their local store. They received a Burlington gift card to shop their local store for a back to school look! 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
Burlington has partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org for the past 2 years during the back-to-school season. AdoptAClassroom.org 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 over $600 of their own money each year, Burlington wanted to help off-set this burden and support teachers across the country. Over the last 2 years, Burlington has collected over $3.6million during our POS campaigns. Donations to AdoptAClassroom.org benefit teachers and students in Burlington store communities nationwide. Musical Artist and Actor, Common, and his mother, Dr. Hines, helped to celebrate Burlington’s partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org again this year by announcing Burlington’s adoption of a local school in New York 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Burlington Bulk Gift Card Sales
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 670 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and online at www.burlington.com
For more information on Burlington Bulk Gift Cards, please call 1-855-722-3911, or email us at BCFGiftCard.Orders@burlington.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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