Zoe's Race: Online Registration Now Open
Register now for Zoe's Race, a 1K Fun Run and a 5K Walk/Run. The Race raises money for home accessibility modification projects for Howard Center clients. Now in its seventh year, the Race has raised more than $120,000 and completed 15 construction projects.
Annual Outcomes Report Available
Our Outcomes Report for 2014 highlights our work throughout the last year and helps us to gauge the effectiveness of what we do.
Are people with disabilites and mental health challenges able to live with dignity in settings that they choose? Do our services encourage youth to make healthy decisions which will help them succeed in school and prepare them for adulthood? These are just some of the questions that help guide our work.
View or download our 2014 Outcomes Report.
Bob Bick Joins others at Charitable Deductions Press Conference
During the last week of the legislative session, Howard Center Executive Director Bob Bick joined other non-profit directors to testify address the importance of charitable contributions to the work of so many organizations in our state. Bick said, "People pay taxes because thay have to. People make charitable contributions because they want to." Thank you to all who choose to support the non-profits in our state that work to improve the quality of life in our communities.
View the full testimony here.
Howard Center Clinician Receives KidSafe Collaborative Award
Melissa McConnell, School Services Clinician at the Orchard elementary School, received the Gregory Packan Award for Outstanding Children's Advocacy at the annual KidSafe Collaborative Awards Ceremony on April 16. In nominating Melissa, Assistant Director of Howard Center School Services, said, "She knows how family and community can strongly influence academicsuccess, so in addition to the time she devotes to school based supports, she is equally as invested in change beyond the school's walls."
Melissa is one of 50 Howard Center School Services clinicians who provide support to students attending Chittenden County schools.
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