On Monday, December 15, the Redskins locker room at FedExField was transformed into Santa’s workshop and filled with presents for over 1,000 underserved community youth
In order to provide as many toys as possible, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation teamed up with the United States Marine Corp and their Toys for Tots charity.
Several Redskins players including, Chris Baker, Je’Ron Hamm, Shawn Lauvao, Alfred Morris, Niles Paul, Tevita Stevens, Tress Way and Darrel Young, joined in on the event and helped spread holiday cheer.
Santa Claus also made an appearance and assisted the children in selecting their ... Read More
12.12.2014 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
On Tuesday, December 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. our Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy's teamed up in order to donate 300 coats, scarves and hats for underserved youth this winter.
Mrs. Tanya Snyder, wife of owner Dan Snyder, assisted the children in selecting their coats and writing "Believe Letters" to Santa.
Macy's "Believe" campaign encourages children to write letters to Santa using their Santa Mail Letterboxes. For each letter mailed in store, Macy's will donate $1 up to $1 million, to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Additionally, Redskins Kirk Cousins, Jarvis Jenkins, Shawn Lauvao ... Read More
12.11.2014 / Community
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is looking for outgoing, energetic, and passionate individuals to help raise funds for the Charitable Foundation by selling 50/50 Raffle tickets during the Redskins vs. Eagles game on December 20, 2014.
Volunteers would be asked to volunteer from 12:30PM to the end of the 1st Quarter.
Parking is included. All volunteers will be given a ticket to enjoy the rest of the game at FedExField.
If interested, apply today! A representative from the Charitable Foundation will be reaching out to you shortly.
12.09.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
One of the main goals of our Women of Washington organization is to serve our community in any way possible.
This season with the help of our members, we have been able to accomplish activities ranging from helping to create care packages for soldiers, raising money to fight breast cancer, helping feed those less fortunate on Thanksgiving, and many more!
Today, our goal is to help the children of our community this holiday season. As we host our December Ladies Night Out event, we will also be hosting a toy drive benefitting Toys for Tots.
Toys for Tots is a ... Read More
12.02.2014 / Blog Posts Community
On Tuesday, December 2, our Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation teamed up with the Heart of America Foundation to participate in their READesgin of the library at Leckie Elementary School.
The renovation effort consisted of a small stage build for live storybook performances, the installation of a new interactive projector, new tables and computer stations, fresh paint and inspirational decor, as well as a new reading corner. Additionally, more than 300 new books will stock the shelves and another 2,000 will be added to an eBook library.
Several Redskins players including Everette Brown, Chase Dixon, Jackson Jeffcoat, Shawn Lauvao, Alfred ... Read More
11.20.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
Last year the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, Redskins staff and over 500 volunteers assembled and distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to feed more than 3,500 families from Prince George's County.
At this year's event on Tuesday, November 25, the organization hopes to reach even more!
Since its creation in 2003, the Redskins have donated just under 1 million pounds of packaged and fresh food as well as almost 500,000 pounds of turkey to local families in need.
Family participation eligibility has been pre-determined by Prince George's County's Department of Social Services and thus the event ... Read More
11.19.2014 / Blog Posts Community
Redskins Park has seen it's fair share of special visitors, but yesterday was one to remember when a local girl scout troop from Balls Bluff Elementary School arrived.
Embarking on monthly trips to local businesses to learn more about various professions, the girls came out to Redskins Park to find out what work goes on behind-the-scenes for an NFL team.
The girls received a tour of the facilities from Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation staff before hearing from numerous members of the Redskins front office including Head Chef Jon Mathieson and members of the Redskins Equipment Team.
One of the ... Read More
11.18.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
Join us in making a difference this Holiday season!
On Friday, November 28, Bon Secours Richmond Health System and the Washington Redskins are joining together to host the area's first Community Health Harvest event.
With the goal of reaching Richmond's underserved communities, the event will provide hot showers, a warm meal, flu shots and laundry services to attendees at no cost.
The event, taking place at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. As we head into the season of giving, this event provides a great way ... Read More
11.16.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Redskins
This Sunday, November 16, the Redskins will take the field against the Buccaneers in their annual #SaluteToService game. Throughout the month of November, 32 games will be played in honor of American servicemen and women, past and present. For each point scored, the NFL has been donating $100 to each of its military appreciation partners-the Pat Tillman Foundation, USO and Wounded Warrior Project. To date, over $200,000 has been raised this season.
To kick the game off, 200 active duty military members will take the field to unveil a field-length American flag and perform the “living flag” ritual. The ... Read More
11.12.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
WOW's November Ladies Night Out event was a night to remember. Taking place on Veteran's Day, more than 200 ladies made their way to Redskins Park with non-perishable items and donations to be used in care packages going to troops overseas with help from the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation.
Ladies also took the time to write letters to soldiers to be included in the packages while dining and stopped by our #RedskinsSalute table to participate in the Who Do You Salute photo sweepstakes.
But that wasn't all that Ladies Night Out had to offer!
Redskins LB ... Read More
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