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  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Carrie Rollins

    10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Carrie Rollins, 31, an analyst for the Department of Defense and mother of two whose favorite Redskins player is Santana Moss. Rollins, an avid runner, had no family history of breast cancer when she discovered an abnormality in her breast earlier this year and was diagnosed with category 4 DCIS in May.

    After a double bilateral mastectomy in June, Rollins did not need chemo or radiation due to the type of cancer and her young age. A Redskins fan since conception (her parents were season ticket holders), Rollins joined WOW this season and ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Joyce Shambley

    10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.  

    Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More

  • WOW gets to know the Ladies Behind Women Giving Back

    10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events

    On Saturday, October 26th, WOW is volunteering with Women Giving Back, an organization working to provide clothing, shoes, and accessories for women and children emerging from the transitionally homeless systems of Northern Virginia.

    You can still RSVP for Saturday's event here!

    We sat down with the successful business ladies behind WGB, Terri Stagi and Fiona Hughes, to get an inside look at where they draw their inspiration, how WGB came about, and more! Terri, founder & president of The Stagi Group, has been married for 34 years and has two grown children - the oldest of which got married this month ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Sharon Chapman

    10.23.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Sharon Chapman, 67, a financial advisor and tax accountant from Arlington, Virginia. Chapman, a mother of two and grandmother of five, had no family history of the disease and was diagnosed with Stage Three breast cancer in June 2005 via mammogram. After a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, the lifelong Redskins fan has been cancer-free for over seven years.

    How long have you been a Redskins fan?
    Sharon Chapman: I have been a fan for as long as I remember. My dad was a fan and he started taking me to games in the ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Cathy Colleli

    10.15.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community WOW Interview Series

    During the month of October --  in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.

    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features native Washingtonian Cathy Colleli, 58, a retired federal audit/analyst manager and mother of two whose favorite Redskins ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Claudette Davis

    10.12.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community WOW Interview Series

    During the month of October --  in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.

    Our first special WOW survivor spotlight features Claudette Davis, 58, a real estate professional from Temple Hills, Maryland and mother of two whose favorite Redskins ... Read More

  • Join WOW and Women Giving Back to make a difference this October

    10.08.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events

    Join the Redskins Women's Club as we volunteer our time to help Women Giving Back (WGB) for a morning of doing just that! WOW will be hosting a private day of community service to collect and sort clothing donations to support local women in need. 

    WGB, founded by local business women and run and operated solely by volunteers, focuses on providing clothes, shoes and accessories for local women and children in crisis. Opening their "store" filled with donations once a month, they help an average of 200 women each month and have distributed close to 600,000 items of ... Read More

  • "Bleed Pink" for a Cure at FedExField!

    10.02.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events

    Dr. Grace Banez-Sese, Medical Director for Inova Blood Donor Services

    During the month of October, Inova Blood Donor Services (IBDS), honors all breast cancer patients, survivors, as well as families who honor the memory of loved ones lost to breast cancer with a special event hosted by the Washington Redskins.  This event will be held at FedExField, and encourages Women of Washington and all Redskins fans to roll up their sleeve and donate blood for the cure.

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!

    Blood donor centers in the US depend solely on the generosity of volunteer donors to meet the blood ... Read More

  • Team Up with the Think Pink! Campaign

    10.01.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community Events

    The Washington Redskins are giving fans a number of ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. 

    Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of A Crucial Catch with the Washington Redskins by joining our team.

    This October, team up with the Washington Redskins, the American Cancer Society, and the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation to honor fighters, survivors and those who have lost their battle with breast cancer.

    By making a donation of $30 or more to the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, you have the chance to not only aid in breast cancer research but also to honor a loved one by ... Read More

  • Support Redskin Kedric Golston and wife Christal at Soles for Hope 5k Run Saturday!

    09.19.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events

    This Saturday, September 21st, you can help make a difference in a child’s life by participating in the Soles for Hope 5K Run/Walk.

    Join Christal and Kedric Golston, #64 of the Washington Redskins, to help raise money for Every Child Fed. This organization provides life-saving food to malnourished children in Africa through empowering sustainable and environmentally responsible projects.

    The race beings at 8AM and there is a 1k Fun Run for Kids following at 8:45 AM.

    Kedric will also be on site before the race to meet and greet all registered participants! 

    Registration includes a t-shirt ... Read More

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