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Capitals and MSE Foundation Go Green Auction Raises $62,425 for DC Greens

The Washington Capitals and MSE Foundation Go Green Night auction raised $62,425 for DC Greens

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and MSE Foundation Go Green Night auction raised $62,425 for DC Greens. The Washington Capitals celebrated Go Green Night presented by Suburban Propane on April 6 versus the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Neal Henderson's Fort Dupont Cannons Awarded Capital Impact Fund Grant

D.C. Hockey Legend Coach Neal Henderson co-founded the Fort Dupont Cannons in 1978.

by Alex D'Agostino @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

This article is part two of a five-part series highlighting the inaugural Capital Impact Fund beneficiaries. The organizations were selected by the Capitals based on their missions and impact toward diversity in hockey, as well as on their plans to use the funding to further advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the sport. If you know of or are affiliated with an organization that you think would be a good fit for a Capital Impact Fund Grant, read more and apply at www.WashCaps.com/CIF-grant .   

The year is 1976. Aerospace engineer and former semi-professional hockey player Neal Henderson, now lovingly referred to as "Coach Neal," is doing what he always does - playing hockey in his driveway with his son and the neighborhood children.

After years of playing out on the street, and through the enthusiastic insistence of his son and his friends, Henderson made the decision to form his own hockey program. Using money that he had saved, Henderson and his former high school classmate Betty Dean co-founded the Fort Dupont Cannons in 1978.

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Capitals, MSE Foundation Help Support 'Rebirth' of Tucker Road Ducks

Capital Impact Fund provides grant to Maryland-based youth hockey parent's organization

by Alex D'Agostino @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

This article is part one of a five-part series highlighting the inaugural Capital Impact Fund beneficiaries. The organizations were selected by the Capitals based on their missions and impact toward diversity in hockey, as well as on their plans to use the funding to further advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sport.

Since its inception, the National Hockey League's Hockey is for Everyone program has worked with teams and community organizations to grow the sport of hockey and promote increased diversity across the game. As a result, both participation and interest in hockey have steadily increased across the United States over the past decade.

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Capitals Announce Inaugural Capital Impact Fund Beneficiaries

Application for the second grant cycle of the Capital Impact Fund now open to nonprofits at washcaps.com/CIF-grant

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Foundation announced today the organization's inaugural Capital Impact Fund beneficiaries. The Fort Dupont Ice Hockey Program, Players Against Hate, Positive Coaching Alliance, The Tender Bridge - Baltimore Banners and the Tucker Road Parent Hockey Organization are the five Washington, D.C., area nonprofits that will receive $10,000 each. The organizations were selected by the Capitals based on their missions and impact toward diversity in hockey, as well as on their plans to use the funding to further advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the sport.

In addition, the organization also announced details on how to apply for the second cycle of the Capital Impact Fund grant.

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Changing The Game

To one local family, the introduction of the Capitals' new initiative ALL CAPS ALL HER is especially meaningful

by Alex D'Agostino @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals recently announced the launch of ALL CAPS ALL HER, a new initiative that aims to provide access to hockey and elevate the game for women and girls in the Washington D.C., area.

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Capitals and MSE Foundation Military Auction Now Open

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation's Military Auction presented by LIUNA benefiting Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is now open

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation's Military Auction presented by LIUNA benefiting Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is now open at WashCaps.com/militaryauction. Tonight's Capitals vs. Penguins game marks the organization's 19th annual Military Night presented by LIUNA.

The auction features autographed, Capitals Military-themed jerseys and pucks. The Military Auction will close Friday, May 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. EST. Proceeds will be used by TAPS to care for the families of America's fallen heroes.

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Caps and MSE Foundation Auction Featuring N1KY Tribute Jerseys Now Open

Proceeds benefit So Kids Can 2020-21 beneficiary Kid Power, Inc. and the Capital Impact Fund

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation's N1KY auction presented by Leidos featuring autographed Nicklas Backstrom tribute jerseys and pucks in honor of Backstrom's 1,000th game is now open at WashCaps.com/N1KYAuction. Capitals players wore the third jerseys featuring the W on the front and with Backstrom's number 19 on the back during warmups on April 15.

Proceeds benefit 2020-21 So Kids Can beneficiary Kid Power, Inc. and the Washington Capitals Capital Impact Fund. The auction concludes at 5 p.m. on April 23.   

For exclusive N1KY coverage, join the Virtual Gameday Experience presented by NBC Sports Washington at WashCaps.com/VirtualGameday.

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Capitals Hockey Fights Cancer Fundraiser Raises $68,345 for Charity

Proceeds benefit Flashes of Hope, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Mid-Atlantic Region, Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation's Hockey Fights Cancer auction raised $68,345 for charity. Proceeds benefit Flashes of Hope, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Mid-Atlantic Region, Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

The Capitals annual Hockey Fights Cancer Game presented by Leidos took place March 28 at Capital One Arena. During warmups, players wore lavender warmup jerseys that were auctioned off along with autographed Hockey Fights Cancer pucks and hats.

Top items in the fundraiser included jerseys wore and autographed by Nicklas Backstrom, Zdeno Chara, T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson.

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Capitals and MSE Foundation Auction Featuring Pride Sticks Now Open

Proceeds benefit SMYAL, a nonprofit that supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, D.C., region

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation's Pride auction featuring autographed player-used sticks wrapped in rainbow-color 'Pride Tape' is now open at WashCaps.com/PrideAuction.

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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Program provides free head-to-toe equipment and instruction to children ages five to nine

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay.

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