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Crestview School of Inquiry Receives $5,000 Donation from New Burlington Store (04/16/21)

April 16, 2021 | Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization,, has donated $5,000 towards school supplies to West Des Moines Community Schools’ Crestview School of Inquiry in celebration of its new store now open in Clive.

 A representative from contacted school administrators and helped to secure the donation for Crestview, where 100% of the donation will go directly to the school’s teachers. 

According to Crestview Director Tamara Tjeerdsma, the teachers will use the funds on a number of new classroom items to help enhance classroom instruction. Crestview will celebrate the donation during a virtual school assembly later this month. 

“On behalf of Crestview School of Inquiry, I would like to welcome our new local Burlington store and thank them and for their generous donation to our school,” Tjeerdsma said. “Our teachers are so excited to purchase the tools they need, whether teaching in the classroom or from home. 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 the market. The new Burlington store is now open at 10201 University Avenue in Clive, and provides ‘wow deals’ for the entire family and home.

Crestview-Burlington Donation

From left: Crestview School of Inquiry Director Tamara Tjeerdsma, Crestview teacher Adam Nidey, Crestview counselor Terri Fritz, and Burlington Stores Regional Asset Protection Manager Chad Hixon pose for a photo on Friday, April 16, 2021, outside the new Burlington store located at 10201 University Avenue in Clive. Burlington, through its partnership with, donated $5,000 for Crestview to use for new school supplies.