Return to Headlines

Burlington Stores Donates $10K to Rountree Elementary

Burlington Stores Donates $10K to Rountree Elementary

The check presentation at Rountree Elementary

Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with, is donating $10,000 to Allen ISD’s Rountree Elementary. The donation is in celebration of Burlington Stores new store in Allen.

Representatives from Burlington Stores presented the check to Rountree Principal Lara Utecht during a surprise school assembly on Sept. 26.

 A representative from contacted school administrators and helped to secure the donation for Rountree, which will provide $10,000 in new supplies for each teacher’s classroom.

According to Principal Utecht, the teachers will be able to use the funds for a number of essential classroom items.

“On behalf of the Rountree Elementary, I would like to thank Burlington and for choosing to support our school,” Utecht said. “Our teachers look forward to using the funds to enhance learning in our school and provide additional resources for our students.”

Burlington, in partnership with, makes a donation to a local school in each grand opening market to celebrate a new store location. The Burlington store will open at The Village at Allen at 170 E. Stacy Road, Building 2220.