Football Fundraiser Donates $2222.50 to Howard Center

BURLINGTON, VT — On December 15, Jericho residents Gail and Tim McKenna continued their tradition of generosity with a contribution of $2,222.50 to Howard Center from their CATCH 22 Flag Football fundraiser. This year marks their ninth consecutive year of supporting Howard Center, with their donation amount reflecting significant numbers in their lives. Their ongoing commitment enables Howard Center to provide essential services in mental health, substance use, and developmental support for individuals and families within the community.

Denise Vignoe, Howard Center’s Director of Communications, graciously accepted this year’s contribution. “The McKennas’ continued support and dedication are truly remarkable. Their efforts not only raise funds but also awareness for the critical work we do. We are thankful for their continued partnership in aiding our mission,” said Vignoe.

The McKennas’ Catch 22 Football fundraiser, established over two decades ago, has benefited various community organizations, including Shriner’s Hospital and the Vermont Children’s Hospital, reflecting their broad commitment to the wellbeing of the community.

Howard Center aims to help people and communities thrive by providing supports and services to address mental health, substance use, and developmental needs. As the designated agency for Chittenden County and the largest community-based service agency in Vermont, Howard Center’s team of 1600 staff across over 60 locations continues to uphold its commitment to quality care, inclusivity, and accessibility in all aspects of community support.

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