The Washington Capitals and the Caps' Better Halves are hosting their annual gift basket silent auction on Sunday, Feb. 4. The themed gift baskets will contain some of the players' favorite things, autographed items and jerseys. All proceeds from the auction benefit Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation.
The gift baskets will be auctioned through Handbid and on display at the MSE Foundation table located on the second floor outside suites 210 and 211 of Capital One Arena during the Capitals game against the Vegas Golden Knights. Handbid is a mobile-based bidding app that fans should download on their iPhone and Android devices if they would like to participate in the auction. Fans should ensure their phones or tablets are well charged for the game and those without smart phones may bid on iPads supplied by the Capitals at the MSE Foundation table while the auction is open. Online bidding will take place at
, will start at noon on Jan. 31 and will conclude when the second intermission ends during the Caps game on Feb 4.
Created in 2013, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation supports the charitable efforts of the Washington Capitals, Mystics, Valor and Wizards and Baltimore Brigade. The charitable initiatives of these teams now fall under the Monumental Sports & Entertainment umbrella, aligning their causes and unifying their giving enables us to have the greatest impact on our community. 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.