Community is the core of who we are. It is what we create, sell, and foster. It is our mission to give back to the people and organizations that have given so much to us.
As a company focused on creating a positive impact, we are working hard to go beyond our current philanthropic actions. We are eager to connect, engage, and learn more about what we can do for the community around us.
Giving Back: People, Animals & Nature
For every sale our team obtains -- around 100 transactions per year -- $100 is donated to one of the following charities:
Easterseals Iowa: Easterseals Iowa provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities.
Blank Park Zoo: Blank Park Zoo focuses on inspiring an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research, and recreation.
Brenton Arboretum: Brenton Arboretum strives to bring joy to all through the beauty and knowledge of the natural world of trees through quiet enjoyment, education, conservation, and research.
Giving Back: Our Team
The organizations supported by the Burnett Team align with their values including high-quality service, relationship building, and education on respect for the natural world. Currently, Rochelle Burnett sits on the board of Easter Seals Foundation, serves as a Co-Chair to Halloween On The Hill (DMARC Food Pantry Fundraiser), and is the second Vice-Chair of the Blank Park Zoo Board. Her husband, Doug, sits on the board for the Brenton Arboretum.
It is important to Rochelle and Doug that their team also serves their community. Gabby Fisher currently volunteers with Grandview Alumni, her alma mater. Anna Kemp volunteers at a local nursing home when allowed due to current COVID-19 restrictions, Sophie is on theBoard of Directors for The Arc of Story County.