This boutique invites members of the public to “shop” for the holidays by making donations, in honor of friends and family, to any of the 25+ participating nonprofits. Each charity has a staffed table with information about their organization. As shoppers learn about the charities, they use the “shopping list” provided to designate the donations they wish to make. After making their selections, shoppers then proceed to the “check-out,” where they make just one payment. Each nonprofit then receives a check and an accounting of all their designated donations. There is no registration fee for a nonprofit to participate, 3% of the total donated to the organization at the Boutique will be deducted to cover event costs, including credit card fees and refreshments.