Photo credit: Ashley Scheider
Freeport, ME, May 31, 2018
L.L.Bean Partners with Hike it Baby to Bring Families Together to Share the Joy of the Outdoors in Celebration of National Trails Day
About L.L.Bean, Inc.
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. Still family owned, Shawn Gorman, great grandson of Leon Leonwood Bean, was named Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean continues to uphold the values of its founder, including his dedication to quality, customer service and a love of the outdoors. In the past five years, L.L.Bean has donated over $6 million toward conservation and land stewardship. L.L.Bean currently operates 40 stores in 17 states across the United States, along with 27 stores in Japan. The 220,000-sq. ft. L.L.Bean retail store campus in Freeport, ME, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than 3 million visitors every year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at www.llbean.com, Facebook,Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.
About Hike it Baby
Hike it Baby is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to getting new families outdoors and on trails across the U.S. by hosting hikes and walks in nearly 300 branches across the U.S. Since being founded by Shanti Hodges from Portland, OR in 2013, the organization has logged over 60,000 community hikes. There are over 600 volunteer branch ambassadors who help manage community activation across the country on a daily basis. More information can be found at www.hikeitbaby.com.