CANTON, Feb. 26 – The recent Friends of Canton Football raffle has raised over $15,000 to help fund the Canton High football and girls lacrosse programs. Friends of Canton Football raises $40,000 a year to operate the football and girls lacrosse programs at the school, paying for transportation, insurance, coaching salaries, equipment, game officials and field improvements. The club also funded and build a press box and storage facility at the football and lacrosse field near the high school in 2011.
The next Friends of Canton Football fundraising event will be Tuesday, May 8 at Flatbread in Canton. The restaurant will donate a portion of sales on that day to the club. The annual fundraising golf tournament is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, at Simsbury Farms.