Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Washington Mystics forward Tayler Hill participated in the Playworks DC Basketball Extravaganza at Raymond Recreation Center in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 7. This clinic was held for participants from the Playworks DC girls’ basketball league. Students from Bancroft and Barnard Elementary Schools and LaSalle Backus and Raymond Education Campuses participated in this clinic that focused on dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Hill went from station to station, participating in ice breakers and working on basketball skills with the girls. Before leaving, Hill posed for a group photo and gave lots of high-fives.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation supports the charitable efforts of the professional teams under its umbrella: the Washington Capitals, Mystics, Valor and Wizards and the Baltimore Brigade. MSE Foundation is committed to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and focuses on the following five pillars to maximize its impact and engagement with the community: youth basketball, football and hockey, education and scholarship, pediatric health and fitness, military and veterans' affairs and hunger and homelessness.
Playworks, Washington, D.C., is a national nonprofit organization that transforms schools by providing play and physical activity at recess and throughout the school day. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. Playworks currently partners with 18 public and public charter schools in Washington, D.C., serving 7,100 students each day.