Monumental Foundation News
Monumental Foundation News
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.
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.