Monumental Foundation News
Monumental Foundation News
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.
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.