Monumental Sports And Entertainment announced on Wednesday that the Washington Capitals will wear special “Go Green” warmup jerseys for warmups on Friday, March 19, just prior to the Capitals and Rangers game. The warmup jerseys will be auctioned off to raise money to benefit Level The Playing Field. The auction, which is open now, will also include additional Capitals items. The auction ends on March 25.
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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will wear and auction special Go Green warmup jerseys to benefit Leveling the Playing Field (LPF) during the Friday, March 19, Capitals game versus the New York Rangers.
The Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation fundraiser featuring the jerseys is now open on Handbid and concludes at 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, during the Capitals vs. Devils game.
The auction features autographed, limited edition green jerseys and select autographed sticks wrapped with green tape and autographed green Capitals pucks.
LPF is focused on delivering the opportunity to enjoy the mental and physical benefits of youth sports to underserved children. Through active solicitation of used and excess sporting equipment, it warehouses and sorts donations throughout the greater Washington region. The delivery of equipment to municipal and school programs serving low-income communities saves landfill space as well as program-funds, ensuring lower registration fees, expanded scholarship programs, and enhanced athletic program offerings for more children. Since 2013, LPF has distributed more than $7 million worth of equipment to more than 1,000 schools and youth programs in the Washington, D.C, and Baltimore, Md., regions. Learn more at https://www.levelingtheplayingfield.org/.
By Jon Sorensen