FREEPORT, Maine - L.L. Bean is giving $2.1 million to more than 80 organizations.
The Board of Directors approved charitable gifts ranging from $5,000 to $225,000 at its December meeting.
Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean's chairman, said the 2015 recipients share the company's values and traditions "by encouraging healthy outdoor living and addressing real human needs in our communities.'' The organizations receiving gifts are involved in conservation and recreation, health and human services, education, and culture and the arts.