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Monumental Foundation News

Monumental Foundation News

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.

MSE Foundation's Go Green Night Auction Raises $62,625 For Charity

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation’s Green Auction, held during Go Green Night presented by WGL on March 10 versus the Winnipeg Jets, raised $62,625 for the Anacostia Watershed Society and the Washington Youth Garden.

Capitals to Celebrate Go Green Night March 10

Caps to Wear and Auction Green Warmup Jerseys to Benefit Anacostia Watershed Society and Washington Youth Garden

Capitals All For One, Won For All Puck Surprise raises $15,000 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation

The Washington Capitals raised $15,000 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation through the team’s All For One, Won For All Puck Surprise, which took place at the Caps game against the New York Rangers on Feb. 24. The fundraiser featured 375 pucks incorporating the Capitals’ “All For One. Won For All.” slogan in a special design as part of the 2018-19 Puck Surprise Series. The pucks were signed by players and sold for $40 each. Fans lined up on the concourse to purchase the pucks as soon as they went on sale when the doors opened to Capital One Arena. A limited number of pucks were available online to purchase through Handbid.com.

MSE Foundation to Host All For One, Won For All Puck Surprise on Feb. 24

Stop by the MSE Foundation table behind suites 210/211 at the Caps game against the New York Rangers on Sunday, Feb. 24, for the Capitals All For One, Won For All Puck Surprise. For $40 fans may purchase a package that includes an All For One, Won For All Washington Capitals 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 defenseman and NHL All-Star John Carlson will sign it for you personally after the game!*

MSE Foundation Auction Raises $18,300 for The Human Rights Campaign

Led by goaltender Braden Holtby, select players signed sticks wrapped in rainbow-color 'Pride Tape' and rainbow Caps pucks.

Washington Capitals Players Team Up with Dreams for Kids DC

During the clinic, Capitals players skated and played hockey with nearly 100 children with physical and developmental disabilities.

Capitals to Host Salute to the Military Night Thursday, Feb. 7

Team to Auction Camouflage Jerseys Worn During Warmups

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Playworks of Greater Washington DC Participate in 2019 MLK Day of Service Project at Neval Thomas Elementary School

Washington Capitals alumnus Rod Langway and Bullets alumnus Ennis Whatley participated in a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service project in partnership with Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Playworks of Greater Washington DC at Neval Thomas Elementary School in northeast D.C. on Jan. 21.

Caps' Better Halves Gift Basket Auction Raises More than $50,000 for MSE Foundation

The Caps' Better Halves raised $50,800 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation through their annual gift basket auction held at the Capitals game against the New York Islanders on Friday, Jan. 18.

Capitals Raise More than $131,000 Through Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Raised $131,003 for four cancer-related charities through their Hockey Fights Cancer campaign in November.

MSE Foundation Helps Local Nonprofits Raise Nearly $240,000 on Giving Tuesday

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation helped five local nonprofit organizations raise $238,240.92 on Giving Tuesday. MSE Foundation provided matching grants up to $25,000 to DC Central Kitchen, Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena, Leveling the Playing Field, Martha’s Table and Playworks of Greater Washington, DC, as part of their Giving Tuesday campaigns.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Teams Up with KaBOOM! To Build New Playground at Bright Beginnings

Volunteers from Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, Bright Beginnings and the community joined KaBOOM! on Saturday, Nov. 17, to transform an empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just six hours at Bright Beginnings. The new playground will help make play the easy choice for kids and families in Washington, D.C.

MSE Foundation to Match Giving Tuesday Donations Up to $25,000 to Five Local Nonprofits

In recognition of Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 27, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation announced today an online campaign that encourages fans to donate to five nonprofits that serve the Washington, D.C., region.

Capitals Players, So Kids Can Surprise DCPS Elementary School

Washington Capitals players and So Kids Can members Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson surprised Washington, D.C.,’s Hendley Elementary on Nov. 20 with the announcement that the school will receive So Kids Can funding at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. The funding will be used for a So Kids Can and Heart of America Foundation® makeover.

2019 Capitals Canine Calendars Now Available

The 2019 Capitals Canine Calendar is now available for purchase, with 100% of proceeds benefiting Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

2019 Wizards Dog Calendar On Sale Now

The Washington Wizards and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation are teaming up to raise money for the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Capitals Players Madison Bowey and Brett Connolly Participate in Playworks Hockey Extravaganza

Washington Capitals players Madison Bowey and Brett Connolly participated in Playworks Washington, D.C.’s annual Hockey Extravaganza at Payne Elementary School in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 29.

Capitals Casino Night Presented by Salamander Hotels & Resorts Raises More Than $400,000 for MSE Foundation

More than 550 Caps fans helped Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Washington Capitals raise $404,428 for charity at the eighth Capitals Casino Night presented by Salamander Hotels & Resorts on Oct. 14 at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.

Capitals Stanley Cup Puck Surprise raises nearly $15,000 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation

The Washington Capitals raised $14,960 for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation through the team’s Stanley Cup Puck Surprise, which took place at the Caps game against the Florida Panthers on Oct. 19. The fundraiser featured 375 pucks incorporating the Capitals’ Stanley Cup logo in a special design as part of the 2018-19 Puck Surprise Series.

MSE Foundation to Host Stanley Cup Puck Surprise Oct. 19

Stop by the MSE Foundation table behind suites 210/211 at the Caps game against the Florida Panthers on Friday, Oct. 19, for the Stanley Cup Champions Puck Surprise. A limited number of pucks are available to purchase online.

Help MSE Foundation Build a Playground

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Washington Capitals, Mystics and Wizards and Capital City Go-Go want you to help us make a difference in the community. Join us from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at our MSE KaBOOM! playground build.

Capitals Players, Elliot Segal Present $40,511 Check to Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC

Washington Capitals players Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson along with Elliot Segal of the Elliot in the Morning Show recently presented a $40,511.52 check to Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC.

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.