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Monumental Foundation News

Monumental Foundation News

Washington Capitals Announce So Kids Can Starting Lineup Auction

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Elliot in the Morning Show announced today the third-consecutive So Kids Can Starting Lineup Auction. The auction features the opportunity for the winner to meet Capitals head coach Todd Reirden and determine the starting lineup. The winner will then announce the starters to the team in the Capitals locker room prior to the preseason game against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Tom Wilson Participates in MSE Foundation’s KaBOOM! Playground Design Day at Bright Beginnings

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson participated in a playground designing session with three- to five-year-old children from Bright Beginnings in southeast Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the charitable arm of the Washington Capitals, is funding an MSE-themed playground in partnership with KaBOOM! to be built at the Bright Beginnings Pre-K 3/4 Center in November. The play space will feature logos from the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics, along with the Capital City Go-Go.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Capital City Go-Go Host Basketball Clinic

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Capital City Go-Go hosted a Jr. Wizards basketball clinic featuring Go-Go head coach Jarell Christian at D.C. Parks and Recreation’s Ferebee Hope Health, Wellness and Back to School Festival on Aug. 18 in southeast Washington.

MSE Foundation and Mystics Breast Health Awareness Auction Raises Nearly $13,000 for Charity

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Washington Mystics raised nearly $13,000 for Capital Breast Care Center during the Mystics Breast Health Awareness auction.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the Washington Mystics and Valor and the Baltimore Brigade adopt five families from Bright Beginnings for their second annual Family-to-Family Christmas in July

Mystics, Valor and Brigade players shopped at the Tyson’s Corner Walmart for school supplies, school uniforms, books and educational toys for Washington, D.C., families on July 12. Brigade players, along with Valor mascot Blitz, hosted the adopted families at a Christmas in July-themed party at Capital One Arena.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Names 2018 DC-CAP Girls Basketball Scholarship Recipient

Monumental Sports & Entertainment vice chairman and Mystics president and managing partner Sheila C. Johnson presented a $10,000 check to recent McKinley Technology High School graduate Samia Taliaferro during the Mystics game on July 13.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Names 2018 DC-CAP Football Scholarship Recipient

Washington Valor linebacker Jimmy Gordon presented a $10,000 check to recent Woodrow Wilson Senior High School graduate Micah Darden during the Valor game on July 7.

Wizards District Gaming and MSE Foundation Partner with D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation for eGaming Night at Hillcrest Rec Center

Wizards District Gaming was invited by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to Hillcrest Recreation Center to showcase their careers as professional NBA2K League players for an "eGaming Night."

Playworks and MSE Foundation Host Football Extravaganza with Valor

MSE Foundation teamed up with Playworks, Washington, D.C., to host its second annual “Flag Football Extravaganza” at Upshur Park in northwest D.C. on June 13. More than 50 students from Playworks partner schools joined students from Bancroft Elementary School to participate in learn to play flag football drills led by Playworks coaches. Washington Valor players Michael Bamiro and Devonte Danzey helped instruct students during the drills and head-to-head scrimmages.

Caps Better Halves, MSE Foundation Volunteers Visit Fort Dupont for Service Project

Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz’s wife Kim and family and Michal Kempny's better half Nicola and family, joined more than 75 Caps fans to participate in a MSE Foundation service project to help spruce up Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast Washington, D.C., on June 3.

Caps Pride T-Shirts

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation are teaming up to raise money for the You Can Play Project. Capitals Pride T-shirts are available for sale starting June 1 online at WashCaps.com/Pride and at the Team Store at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

MSE Foundation and the Washington Capitals Raise More than $69,900 for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue through 2018 Capitals Canine Calendar Sales

Katrina Connolly, wife of forward Brett Connolly, and Isobel Kuchinsky, girlfriend of goaltender Philipp Grubauer, recently presented a check for $69,695.23 on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation to Sue Bell, founder and executive director of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Names 2018 DC-CAP Boys’ Basketball Scholarship Recipient

Washington Bullets alumnus Bob Dandridge presented a $10,000 check to Cesar Chavez Parkside High School senior Warren Loften, Jr. during the Wizards game on April 10. This is the fourth-consecutive year that Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation awarded a $10,000 scholarship to a D.C. boys’ basketball student-athlete through the District of Columbia College Access Program.

Washington Valor Participates in Power Up DC at Hendley Elementary School

Washington Valor players Reggie Gray, Jake Payne and Khreem Smith joined Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, Athletes for Hope and Explosive Performance for the final Power Up DC program of the school year at Hendley Elementary School.

So Kids Can Auction Raises More Than $15,500 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC

Limited Number of Autographed Pucks Available for Purchase

Washington Capitals and MSE Foundation Humboldt Broncos Support

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the team’s official charity, will proudly support the Humboldt Broncos during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Help Send Hendley Elementary Robotics Team to World Championship

What started as the vision of a dedicated and inspired STEM teacher to see a robotics program established at her D.C. school to help the low-income students learn skills such as coding, computer science, robotics, and team building skills has become a dream come true for the students at Hendley Elementary School. They have been invited to compete at the VEX IQ World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, at the end of this month.

Capitals Stadium Series Puck Surprise raises more than $15,000 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation

The Washington Capitals raised $15,440 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation through the team’s Stadium Series Puck Surprise, which took place at the Caps game against the Nashville Predators on Apr. 5.

So Kids Can Auction to Benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC

onumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation announced today a So Kids Can auction during the 2018 Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC).

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation to Host Stadium Series Auction

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation is hosting an auction featuring items from the 2018 Coors Light Stadium Series. Proceeds will benefit Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation.

MSE Foundation to Host Stadium Series Puck Surprise on Apr. 5

Stop by the MSE Foundation table behind suites 210/211 at the Caps game against the Nashville Predators on Thursday, Apr. 5, for the Stadium Series Puck Surprise. For $40 fans may purchase a package that includes a Washington Capitals “Stadium Series” puck and M&Ms. What’s the surprise? All but five pucks are autographed by a Caps player. If the puck you select is not autographed, Capitals head coach Barry Trotz will sign it for you personally after the game!*

MSE Foundation Go Green Night Auction Raises $31,345 for Charity

Funds Benefit Anacostia Watershed Society and Anacostia Waterfront Trust

MSE Foundation Hosts Playworks of Greater Washington DC Junior Coach Leadership Conference

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation hosted Playworks of Greater Washington DC’s Junior Coach Leadership Conference at Capital One Arena on Mar. 1. The conference consisted of 120 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students from Playworks' Junior Coach (JC) program, which provides students with monthly training focusing on peer leadership and conflict resolution.

NHL Stadium Series 50/50 Raffle Rules

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation - Washington Capitals 50/50 Raffle Official Rules

MSE Foundation Salute to the Military Night Auction Raises Nearly $40,000 For Charity

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation raised $39,945 for the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program and United Heroes League as part of the Capitals and the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series Legacy Project.

Capitals Players Host Fort Dupont Cannons and Kids On Ice Program at Kettler Capitals Iceplex

Capitals players Madison Bowey, Brooks Orpik and Devante Smith-Pelly hosted the Fort Dupont Cannons and Kids On Ice program at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for an Official Rink Partner visit driven by AAA and presented the Cannons with a $22,000 check on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation made possible by a grant from the Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation.

Capitals Players and MSE Foundation Host Courage Caps Skating Party for TAPS at Kettler Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation hosted nearly 150 surviving military children and adult loved ones who have found healing through the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) for an event at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Feb. 10.

Caps' Better Halves Gift Basket Auction Raises More than $47,000 for MSE Foundation

The Caps' Better Halves raised $47,900 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation through their annual gift basket auction held at the Capitals game against the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday, Feb. 4.

Caps Better Halves Gift Basket Auction

The Washington Capitals and the Caps' Better Halves are hosting their annual gift basket silent auction on Sunday, Feb 4.

Capitals Players, Elliot Segal Participate in Family Nutrition Program in Conjunction with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC

As part of their So Kids Can initiative, Capitals players Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson, along with Elliot Segal from the Elliot in the Morning Show, recently participated in the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC, family nutrition and fitness program at Barnard Elementary School in Washington, D.C.