Burlington, VT—On 11.22.22, Jericho residents Gail and Tim McKenna made a generous contribution of $3,333 to Howard Center from their CATCH 22 Flag Football fundraiser. 2022 marks their eighth consecutive year of giving to Howard Center. Their donation amount and giving date represent important numbers in their lives. The contribution will support Howard Center’s critical work in the community that helps individuals and families with mental health, substance use, and developmental services.
Howard Center Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Catarina Campbell, M.Ed. accepted the contribution from Catch 22 and said, “To have the McKenna’s support means so much to us and greatly impacts our community. We are grateful for their long-time commitment to our work and for their time and energy to fundraise on our behalf.”
Since the McKenna’s Catch 22 Football fundraiser began more than 20 years ago, the organization has made donations to several community organizations, including the Shriner’s Hospital and the Vermont Children’s Hospital.
Howard Center’s mission is to help people and communities thrive by providing supports and services to address mental health, substance use, and developmental needs. With a staff of 1600 in more than 60 locations, Howard Center is the state’s designated agency for Chittenden County and the largest community-based service agency in the state.
ABOUT HOWARD CENTER: Howard Center has a long and rich history as a trusted provider in the community. With a legacy spanning more than 150 years, we have been providing progressive, compassionate, high-quality care and supports to those in need. Today, we offer an array of exemplary mental health, substance use, and developmental services across the lifespan. As Vermont’s largest social service organization, our 1,600 staff help more than 19,000 people each year in over 60 locations throughout Vermont in collaboration with hundreds of community partners. Howard Center’s 24/7/365 crisis service, First Call for Chittenden County, is available to meet the needs of Chittenden County children, adults, and families in crisis by calling 802-488-7777. www.howardcenter.org. Help is here. A United Way of Northwest Vermont Funded Agency.