Somerville, N.J.- Everton star Tim Howard is holding two tickets to an upcoming game and a seat at the dinner table for a lucky person willing to help a good cause. This grand prize will go to the winner of the “Team Up with Tim Howard” raffle to benefit the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome. Howard, originally from New Jersey, has Tourette Syndrome a neurological disorder. It is estimated that 200,000 Americans have the most severe form of TS, and as many as one in 100 exhibit milder and less complex symptoms such as chronic motor or vocal tics or transient tics of childhood, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Tickets are on sale now through June 1st by visiting www.teamupwithtimhoward.org for $25 each or 5 tickets for $100. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet a superstar” said the Center’s Executive Director Faith Rice. Winners will receive round-trip airfare for two from Newark Liberty International airport in New Jersey to Manchester, U.K.; hotel accommodations; two tickets to an Everton Football Club match and dinner with Tim Howard.
U.S. residents age 18 and over can download and order form at www.teamupwithtimhoward.org and mailing the completed form and payment to:
Team Up with Tim Howard
c/o NJCTS 50 Division Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Complete contest rules are available on the website as well as a link to more information about the programs and services of the Center.
Proceeds from each ticket sold will go toward improving programs and services delivered by the Center which includes groundbreaking research, a model program for educating doctors and educators, family support and award-winning advocacy on behalf of individuals with TS. The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome is a 501 (c )(3). No substitution of the offered prize may be made and no cash will be given in lieu of the prize. The drawing will take place on June 15 at 6 p.m. at the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome in Somerville and the winner will be notified by certified mail.