The Bowerbird in Old Lyme recently wrapped up their 2013 gift-wrapping campaign to raise funds for the Lyme-Old Lyme Lions Club. The organization was presented with a check in the amount of $4,883.00 representing 2,870 packages wrapped. The Bowerbird charges a nominal fee for gift-wrapping purchases and then donates 50% to local non-profit organizations.
The Bowerbird has selected the Eastern Connecticut Ballet as the recipient of the proceeds from their 2014 gift-wrap program. The program runs from Nov. 1, 2013 through October 31, 2014.
In the past 20 years, The Bowerbird has donated over $65000.00 to 26 statewide and local non- profits.
For a complete listing of past recipients, visit www.thebowerbird.com.