Middlefield, CT — Lyman Orchards, a popular family-owned New England destination for over 280 years is pleased to announce a recent $15,573 donation to Connecticut Children’s using proceeds from its 2022 Sunflower Maze. Lyman donates one dollar from each Sunflower Maze admission to benefit patients at Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Over the past 16 years that Lyman has partnered with Connecticut Children’s, a total of $178,062 has been donated. The facility plays a leading role in helping wage the battle against pediatric cancer.
“This year’s Daniel Tiger™ Sunflower Maze was extremely popular, and we are pleased that our customers share our commitment of supporting Connecticut Children’s and the great work that they are doing,” states Lyman Orchards Executive Vice President John Lyman.
“Connecticut Children’s remains extremely grateful to Lyman Orchards and the Lyman Family for raising awareness and support for our young patients with cancer,” said David Kinahan, President of Connecticut Children’s Foundation.” “Through its annual campaign in support of Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Lyman Orchards is helping us find cures for these terrible diseases that rob children of their childhoods and enabling us to realize a better and brighter future ahead for our patients and their families.”
The 2023 Sunflower Maze will open on July 29 and run daily through August 27.
About Lyman Orchards:
Situated on 1,100 acres in Middlefield, Connecticut, Lyman Orchards is a year-round family destination. Established in 1741, Lyman Orchards offers a variety of recreational activities and venues for adults and children of all ages—including pick-your-own fruit orchards, a farm market, seasonal mazes, 36 holes of championship golf, a par-29 nine-hole course, one of the top golf-training facilities in the state of Connecticut, 1741 Pub & Grill, meeting and event space, and seasonal festivals. For more information, call Lyman Orchards at 860-349-1793 or visit lymanorchards.com.
About Connecticut Children’s:
Connecticut Children’s is the only health system in Connecticut dedicated to children, providing more than 30 pediatric specialties along with community-based programs. The organization is known for exceptional care that kids and parents love, conveniently delivered at locations close to home and by Video Visit. Their experts lead breakthrough research and innovative partnerships, and have won awards for everything from nursing excellence to patient-friendly technology. U.S. News & World Report named Connecticut Children’s a best children’s hospital in the nation. For more information, visit connecticutchildrens.org.
Connecticut Children’s is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to improve access to healthcare for all children.