Holiday Gifts and Parties
Precinct 4’s Mangum-Howell Center hosts annual holiday parties for at-risk children and children in need, complete with holiday craft projects, refreshments, visits with Santa, and more. Through a $20 donation, the SNAPP (Students Needing a Pat and Push) parties help spread holiday cheer to children in Aldine ISD elementary schools.
In addition to holiday parties, Mangum-Howell Center opens their doors to the community to enjoy the holiday sights, sounds, and delights direct from the North Pole during “Santa’s Workshop,” where families can enjoy beautiful decorations, a variety of interactive activties, and visit with Santa Claus.
Mangum-Howell Center also hosts a Holiday Food Drive to benefit those in need during the holidays.
School Supplies Drive
The Back to School Drive at Mangum-Howell Center provides children and families in need with necessary school supplies, which encourages local students to excel.
Seasonal Festivals, Fundraisers, and Special Programs
The nonprofit advisory council at Mangum-Howell Center is key to providing funds that support the many special events and programs offered annually, including the Mangum-Howell Festival and Bunny Hop Roundup.
Fun4Kids Summer Programs
Each June and July, Mangum-Howell Center offers interactive educational and recreational programs for area children. Everything from theater groups to magicians to crafts and games are offered during these weekly programs.