Please consider supporting us as a Friend (up to $99), a Supporter ($100-$499), a Patron ($500-$999) and/or a Benefactor ($1,000 and above).  In addition, you can choose to Sponsor a Basket ($200 minimum), Sponsor a Block ($500 minimum) or Sponsor a Wreath.  Your gift, at any level, is very much appreciated.

Contributions to the William S Bowman Trust are tax deductible.  As with any charitable gift, please consult with your tax adviser to determine your deduction.

Thank you for your support of the Bowman Trust.  The importance of your donation plays an important part in advancing horticultural beautification of Hershey.  We rely on the generosity of individuals like you to help fund our projects and initiatives.

The annual expense to continue the tradition of hanging flowering baskets along Chocolate Avenue has grown to $28,000.  The annual expense for the Holiday wreaths, a tradition started in 2002, is $4000.

In addition to the hanging baskets and Holiday wreaths, your support has made many beautification projects possible.  They include:

  • Numerous trees planted in memory or honor of individuals at Chocolate Town Square, Shank Park and Ridge Road
  • Plantings in front of “Welcome to Hershey” sign on Route 322
  • Plantings at Route 322-422 Cloverleaf, Hershey Elementary School, The Dearden House and Hershey Public Library
  • Serpentine planting beds within the center median of Route 422 from University Drive to Hockersville Road