The Richard M. Keane Foundation was established to create a 9/11 Memorial Sports Center in the Wethersfield community. Richard Keane and two other Wethersfield men died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001. A Sports Center in their memory is a positive and wonderful way to commemorate life’s happy events, as well as to remember lives lost.
The purpose of the Foundation in collaboration with the Town of Wethersfield, is to provide a safe and fun environment in which youth can come together to participate in athletic, academic, and social programs with the support and guidance of caring adults.
Although the Foundation has been in existence for only fifteen years, we enjoy widespread support from Wethersfield residents, community leaders and area businesses.
The Keane Foundation has been recognized and honored by the Wethersfield Town Council, the Wethersfield Economic Development and Improvement Commission, the Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce, as well as local civic and business groups, for community leadership in providing quality programming for children and their families.
The Vision of the Richard M. Keane Foundation is to provide the greater Wethersfield community with a safe and nurturing environment for athletics, academic and enrichment programs through a public/private collaboration.