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Jan 13, 2019

Caps players, fans brave snow for a good cause

WUSA9

Washington Capitals players, and their fans, braved the snow to raise money for charity. The Caps hosted the third Wish Upon a Par event to benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Fans were able to bid on the opportunity to spend time with Capitals players, and play golf with them. For the players, while they enjoy the popularity that comes with success on the ice, it's what they do off the ice that matters the most.

Jan 13, 2019

Capitals players raise money for Make-A-Wish at Wish Upon A Par event

Russian Machine Never Breaks

Three years ago, Erin Orpik helped create Wish Upon A Par, a charity event at TopGolf that allowed fans to drive golf balls with their favorite Capitals stars. The event has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

Dec 20, 2018

How A Teen's Wish Inspired This CRE Exec to Make A Difference For Sick Kids

BISNOW

Abbi Saperstein sat in his plane seat during a trip from Los Angeles to New York. His eyes welled up. He choked back tears. His hands were lightly trembling.

Dec 18, 2018

Capitals Wish Upon A Par charity event to be held January 13

Russian Machine Never Breaks

Tuesday morning, the Capitals announced that they will host their third annual TopGolf charity event, Wish Upon a Par on January 13 at TopGolf Loudoun from 2-7 pm.

Dec 12, 2018

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic sends 3 kids, families to Disney World

WJLA

On Wednesday, three separate limos filled with pure excitement arrived at Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Dec 07, 2018

Make-A-Wish sending Md boy to Wheel of Fortune for Believe Day

WTOP

Overwhelmed by the cheering as he walked into the Macy’s in Annapolis, Maryland, 4-year-old Nikolas Marinos of nearby Arnold worked to peel off the missing letters and solve the puzzle just like he does on his favorite game show, “Wheel of Fortune.”

Dec 04, 2018

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

NHL.com

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

Nov 30, 2018

Dundalk teen with brain cancer becomes a Raven for a day

The Baltimore Sun

With a signed contract in hand and a jersey bearing his name, 16-year-old Frankie Collurafici called plays for the Ravens practice squad, tossed passes to tight end Mark Andrews and held the football for Justin Tucker to drill field goals on a chilly Friday at the team’s practice field.

Nov 26, 2018

Tom Wilson starts Forty Threes Friends program for Make-A-Wish families

Russian Machine Never Breaks

Tom Wilson is doing something special for 20 Make-A-Wish Kids and their families this season. The 24-year-old winger has developed a program called “Forty Three’s Friends” over the offseason. He’ll be donating free tickets to Capitals games through Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, which helps enrich the lives of critically ill children.

Nov 26, 2018

FORTY THREES FRIENDS

NHL.com

During the offseason, Tom Wilson developed "Forty Three’s Friends" to give the experience of a Caps game to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic children

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