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Monumental Foundation News

Monumental Foundation News

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Announces DC Central Kitchen as its Game Changing Nonprofit Partner for January

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) is pleased to announce DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) as its community game changing partner of the month for January 2020. Since 1989, DCCK has worked to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in Washington, DC. In addition to serving more than 37 million meals, they have provided rigorous culinary training to help nearly 2,000 individuals launch careers.

Wizards, Mystics, and MSE Foundation bring holiday cheer with annual Family-to-Family event

On Dec. 12, the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, joined by players and staff from the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics, made stops at three Southeast D.C. locations for their annual Family-To-Family holiday gift delivery event.

Caps Players, MSE Foundation Host Holiday Party for Local Families

Washington Capitals players Nic Dowd and Garnet Hathaway and their better halves Paige Dowd and Lindsay Minges hosted a holiday party on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation for families adopted through the Foundation’s Family-to-Family program on Dec. 10 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

Capitals and Wizards Better Halves Shop for Family-to-Family Holiday Initiative at Tysons Corner Walmart

This is the ninth year that MSE sports teams have collaborated on the Family-to-Family program, which allows them to “adopt” families in need. The families selected for participation in the Family-to-Family program were nominated by Martha’s Table, Hendley Elementary School, Bright Beginnings and The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Brings Entirety of Assets to Promote Martha’s Table for Concentrated Giving Throughout December

As part of MSE’s Social Impact Initiative, one nonprofit each month will be highlighted throughout all assets of the MSE organization – Raising the Game for these Game-Changing organizations

2020 Wizards Dog Calendar On Sale Now

PetSmart to Serve as Presenting Partner of Calendar

Monumental Foundation Refurbishes Courts in Ward 8

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the courts it refurbished at Ferebee Hope Recreation Center in Ward 8 on Nov. 19.

Capitals Players and MSE Foundation Host Courage Caps Skating Party Presented by LiUNAfor TAPS at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation hosted 100 surviving military children and adult loved ones who have found healing through the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) for an event at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Nov. 14.

MSE Foundation Announces Veterans Day Game Auction

Auction items include autographed military-themed jerseys, player-used sticks

MSE Announces TAPS as Community Partner of the Month Sponsored by LIUNA

Courage Caps and Shirts now available for purchase

MSE Builds Playground at Eagle Academy

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and KaBOOM! continue to foster childhood development in the Nation's Capital

So Kids Can Starting Lineup Fundraiser Raises $41,360

Winner announced the starting lineup in the Caps' locker room on Sept. 21

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Tabs Up2Us Sports as Inaugural Community Partner of the Month

Monumental’s new social impact program officially kicks off Oct. 1

National Youth Sports Strategy

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right wing Tom Wilson, alumnus Craig Laughlin and mascot Slapshot skated with students from Plummer Elementary School and local youth hockey programs at Fort Dupont in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 19.

So Kids Can Transforms Local School Gymnasium

Braden Holtby, Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson, along with Elliot Segal of The Elliot in the Morning Show, were back in the hallways of Washington, D.C.’s Hendley Elementary School recently providing students with more tools they will need for a successful academic year.

Washington Capitals Announce So Kids Can Starting Lineup Fundraiser

Winner to announce the starting lineup in the Caps locker room on Sept. 21

Brigade, Mystics and Valor team up for Family-to-Family Christmas in July

MSE Foundation teamed up with the Mystics, Valor and Brigade to adopt eight families from The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command for their third annual Family-to-Family Christmas in July.

Washington Valor players participate in Hope For Henry hospital visit at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Washington Valor defensive back Oshay Dunmore and wide receiver Phillip Barnett went room to room with Hope for Henry’s Super Duper Fun Cart and treated the kids to Valor-themed swag courtesy of Hope for Henry and cupcakes donated by Georgetown Cupcake. They also spent time taking pictures with and talking to the children and their parents.

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough Participates in MSE Foundation’s KaBOOM! Playground Design Day

Washington Mystics guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough participated in a playground designing session with elementary school children from Eagle Academy Public Charter School in southeast Washington, D.C., on July 9.

MSE Foundation Christmas in July Shopping

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the Washington Mystics (WNBA), Washington Valor (AFL) and the Baltimore Brigade (AFL) adopted eight families from The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command for their third annual Family-to-Family Christmas in July shopping trip.

MSE Foundation Presents D.C.'s Ryan Thompkins with $10,000 Scholarship

Last weekend, Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Foundation awarded recent Bell Multicultural High School graduate Ryan Thompkins with a $10,000 scholarship, in partnership with the D.C. College Access Program (DC-CAP) in recognition of his success in both academics and athletics.

Playworks of Greater Washington DC and MSE Foundation Host Football Extravaganza with Washington Valor

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation teamed up with Playworks of Greater Washington DC, to host its third annual “Flag Football Extravaganza” at Providence Park in southeast D.C. on May 22.

Orpik Puts in Work for the Community

Caps defenseman takes time out of his Saturday to help improve Fort Dupont

Bradley Beal Named Finalist for Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Winner to be Announced at the 2019 NBA Awards on TNT on June 24

Capitals Better Halves Blazer Auction Raises More Than $20,000

All proceeds benefited Safe Shores DC

MSE Foundation Announces So Kids Can Auction

Funds benefit Heart of America Foundation

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Hosting Stanley Cup Playoffs Fundraiser

Winner to Receive Two Tickets to Every 2019 Capitals Playoff Home Game

MSE Foundation and the Washington Capitals Raise More than $177,000 for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue through 2019 Capitals Canine Calendar Sales

Capitals Better Halves Katrina Connolly, Paige Dowd, Tasha Maltman (Stephenson) and Taylor Pischke (Wilson), along with photographer Virgil Ocampo, presented Homeward Trails Animal Rescue with a check for $177,700.49 on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation to Sue Bell, founder and executive director of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, during the March 24 Capitals game.

Capitals Host Salute to the Military Night

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation raised $57,350 for United Heroes League and Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) through a Military Night auction. During pregame warm-ups the Capitals wore camouflage jerseys, which were signed and auctioned off by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Foundation. Additional items in the auction included autographed player-used sticks wrapped in camouflage tape, autographed pucks and a framed, team military night puck set with a puck signed by each player and coach.

MSE Foundation and Playworks Host DC Basketball Extravaganza

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud participated in the Playworks of Greater Washington DC Basketball Extravaganza at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26.