Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are an opportunity for Howard Center to raise significant funds to support programs and to involve the community in fun events that also raise awareness about our agency. Our annual events include:

IEHA Golf Tournament

For 22 years, the International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) Vert Mont Chapter has held a golf tournament at Basin Harbor Club that benefits children’s programs at Howard Center. Currently the tournament supports Outdoor Challenge Programs for Howard Center youth. Through the years, over $162,000 has been raised to support programs that give youth the opportunity to participate therapeutic outdoor activities while gaining lasting skills.

Check back in the spring for information about the May 2018 IEHA Golf Tournament.

Zoe's Race 

In 2009, the parent of a child served by Howard Center Developmental Services, recognized the need for funds to pay for home accessibility modifications for families caring for children with disabilities. She started Zoe’s Race, named after her daughter, to raise funds and awareness. To date, Zoe’s Race has funded significant improvements to the homes of eight families. Click here for more information or visit

Save the Date for the 10th Anniversary of Zoe's Race 2018:
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Curling Challenge
March 2018

Started in 2010, the Curling Challenge has generated enthusiasm for the sport of curling and for the event itself. Each year, four-person teams compete for the top prizes. This is a fun event for the athletes, volunteers, and spectators. The event raised money for services and programs that support the thousands of Chittenden County children we serve each year. 

Check back in the coming months for updates about the 2018 Curling Challenge.

For all these events, our sponsors, supporters, participants, and volunteers are what make them successful. We are very grateful for the growing number of individuals and businesses who have taken the lead with strong financial support for our events.