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Jan 28, 2019

Make-A-Wish sends Annapolis 11-year-old to Atlanta for the Super Bowl

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An Annapolis 11-year-old will get a once of a lifetime experience at one of the biggest sporting events of the year thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Make-A-Wish announced they are sending 16 kids from 11 different states, in addition to Washington D.C. and Canada, to Atlanta to see the New England Patriots and LA Rams face off in the Superbowl.

Jan 15, 2019

Capitals Wish Upon A Par Raises More Than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish

NHL.com

Select Capitals players and their significant others participated in the third-consecutive "Wish Upon A Par" on Jan. 13 at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, the event raised more than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

Jan 14, 2019

Orpik’s Par to Perfection!

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A blizzard blanketing much of the Mid-Atlantic could not stop Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik from helping Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic grant more wishes to kids who are battling and recovering from the unthinkable.

Jan 13, 2019

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

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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.

Jan 13, 2019

Caps players, fans brave snow for a good cause

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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.

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

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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.

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