On Friday, February 19, Dreams For Kids DC (DFKDC), a program designed to give children with disabilities life-changing activities to boost confidence in themselves and realize potential, is partnering with Monumental Sports and Entertainment and the Washington Capitals to give children the opportunity to attend a Capitals practice.
The event will include lunch at Kettler Iceplex, and fun on the ice (no skating or hockey experience required) including participation in a number of drills. The participants will then be joined by members of the Capitals for photos and a portion of the clinic. Instructors and volunteers will be on-hand for the event. The event will run from 1:00-3:30 PM. If you would like to volunteer or make a donation, please check-out the event’s website on eventbrite.
Some Background Info about DFKDC: DFKDC was founded in 1989 and serves more than 1200 families and children in the DC area. It not only partners with the Capitals, but the Washington Nationals, Washington Mystics, and DC United, as well as the Monumental Sports and Entertainment Foundation, which operates under Capitals, Mystics, and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis’ Monumental Sports and Entertainment. This will be the sixth year that the Capitals and DFKDC have partnered for the event.
Tickets are free for volunteers, skating participants, and parents who will not be skating. Donations can be made and tickets can be found on their Eventbrite page. Capitals T-shirts and player autographs, along with other autographed memorabilia will be available.
More information on this special event can be found here: