The Washington Capitals and the Caps' Better Halves are hosting their annual gift basket silent auction on Feb 24. The themed gift baskets will contain some of the players' favorite things, autographed items and jerseys. All proceeds from the auction benefit Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation.
The gift baskets will be auctioned through Handbid and on display at the MSE Foundation table located on the main concourse at section 104 of Verizon Center during the Capitals game against the Edmonton Oilers. Handbid is a mobile-based bidding app that fans should download on their iPhone and Android devices if they would like to participate in the auction. Fans should ensure their phones or tablets are well charged for the game and those without smart phones may bid on iPads supplied by the Capitals at the MSE Foundation table while the auction is open. Online bidding will take place at https://www.handbid.com/auctions/caps-better-halves-gift-basket-auction, will start at noon on Feb. 23 and will conclude when the second intermission ends during the Caps game on Feb. 24.
Created in 2013, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation supports the charitable efforts of the Washington Capitals, Mystics, Valor and Wizards. MSE Foundation is committed to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and focuses on the following five pillars to maximize its impact and engagement with the community: youth basketball, football and hockey, education and scholarship, pediatric health and fitness, military and veterans' affairs and hunger and homelessness.