Noble Elementary School receives $10,000 grant

Rachael Coleman, Noble Elementary School principal, and Debbie Furlong, Burlington South Euclid store manager, with Noble Elementary School students.

Burlington Stores, through its partnership with, donated $10,000 to Noble Elementary School in celebration of its new store in South Euclid.

Burlington store manager, Debbie Furlong, presented the check to Rachael Coleman, Noble Elementary School principal, during a schoolwide ceremony on April 25.

Coleman worked with Burlington and DonorsChoose to secure the grant for her school, which services approximately 400 students from pre-K through fifth grade. Coleman plans to use the grant to invest in hands-on technology for her students, including the purchase of Chromebooks.

“Thank you to Burlington and DonorsChoose for such a tremendous gift to our school,” said Coleman. “These resources will allow us to purchase additional technology that can enrich our students and assist our staff in providing a 21st-century education. We teach our students the importance of giving back to their community, and Burlington is demonstrating just that by its support of Noble. We are truly appreciative of this donation and what it means for our school.”

Burlington, in partnership with, celebrates new store openings by making a donation to a local school. The South Euclid Burlington store, located 1.5 miles from Noble Elementary School on Warrensville Center Road, opened on April 7. 

Scott Wortman

Scott Wortman is the supervisor of communications for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District.

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