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On Friday, November 16, Central Catholic will be holding Walk 2018, our annual student fundraising event.

The CCHS Walkathon has raised over $1.5 million since 2000, funding important initiatives that directly impact the student experience.

Please consider supporting our students and staff through this important event!

Contact Jennifer Plouffe,, 978-682-0260 ext 638, with any questions, to become a sponsor, or for more information!

The Raider Café

Walk 2018 will fund...

The Raider Café: The Raider Pub has been a gathering place for generations of students. It will be completely renovated for the 21st Century and renamed.

Apple TVs: Apple TV's will be updated in numerous classrooms

Entrance Archway: A new wrought iron archway will welcome visitors into the Courtyard and Main Entrance of the school.

The CCHS Family Fund: 10% of Walk 2018 proceeds will help CCHS families and others that were affected by the recent Columbia Gas explosions.

Large group of students walking the Walk 2017 route.

About the Walk

The Walkathon is Central Catholic’s sole, student-based fundraiser to benefit the school and is supported by the Parents Guild and the Student Council.

The rote is a two-mile walk around the city, and each student is asked to bring in $75 in sponsorships.

The money raised is used to help pay for initiatives that are not covered by tuition, helping to stretch the operating budget and keep tuition down while enhancing the educational experience of students.

The Parents Guild and corporate sponsors help underwrite the cost of the event so that student-sponsorships can be used to make improvements that directly benefit the students.

Contact Jennifer Plouffe,, 978-682-0260 ext 638, with any questions, to become a sponsor, or for more information!

Walkathon Dates

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The Result...

Over the past 17 years, Walk money has paid or helped pay for the following improvements:

  • 3D printers, drones, & Apple tv's
  • The Raider Plaza
  • Auburn Street Athletic Field
  • Computer Lab
  • Furnishings for the Carney Family Chapel,
  • Renovation of the Rogers Memorial Theatre
  • Student fitness center equipment
  • LCD projectors
  • Digital language learning lab
  • Memorial Gymnasium floor
  • Climbing wall in the Lower Gym
  • Musical instruments
  • Darkroom equipment for photography
  • Parking lot reconstruction & softball field


The Advancement Team

Mr. David Erwin

Chief Advancement Officer

Ms. Vianna Alcántara

Alumni Relations Manager

Mr. David DeFillippo

Director of Communications

Ms. Heather Notaro

Annual Giving and Communications Manager

Mrs. Jennifer Plouffe

Associate Director of Advancement

Mr. Chuck Putney

Website Project & Content Manager

Mrs. Tammy Stott

Advancement Services Manager