11.03.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Local Lifestyle
With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, holiday shopping season is upon us!]
So, why not have your purchases benefit a good cause in the process?
On November 13 from 6-9 p.m., INOVA will be hosting their Shop for a Cause event benefitting the Life with Cancer Program.
The program, which seeks to enhance the quality of life for patients and families dealing with the realities of a cancer diagnosis and treatments, is open to all and provides services varying from free education and information to support classes.
The event will take place at the Bloomingdale's at Tysons Corner ... Read More
10.27.2014 / Community Events Fashion Local Lifestyle
On October 30, 2014, Kirk Cousins, Pierre Garçon and Gary Clark will be trading in their cleats for dress shoes and hitting the runway at this year’s Walk This Way fashion show for charity. The goal of the event is to bring greater attention to the issue of intimate partner violence.
Hosted by Becky’s Fund annually, all proceeds will be directed towards expanding their “Men of Code” program into five more schools. Men of Code seeks to directly engage young men within established male settings, such as on the athletic field, where unhealthy masculinity behaviors can rise ... Read More
10.25.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Events
Throughout the month of October, the entire NFL community has banded together in order to provide for greater breast cancer awareness, a mission that was largely spearheaded by the wife of Redskins owner, Tanya Snyder. On October 25,, 2014, these NFL-wide efforts culminate for the league’s first ever nation-wide breast cancer event, “A Crucial Catch Day”.
“A Crucial Catch Day” is a program facilitated through the partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society. On this day, in all NFL markets, community health systems will be providing breast cancer education and free or low-cost screenings. For local Redskins ... Read More
Calling all kids! It’s time to break out your cleats and put on your gloves because the NFL’s annual Punt, Pass & Kick competition is right around the corner!
Punt, Pass & Kick was established by the NFL for youth athletes in 1961. The competition allows for both boys and girls, ages 6-15 years old, to see how their punting, passing and place kicking skills compare to those of their peers of the same age group. Since PP&K is a national competition, in order to place in the final round, participants first need to attend a local qualifying event ... Read More
09.27.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” –Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss had it right: Reading is one of the most important things we can ever learn to do.
In light of this, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is asking for your help to make this year’s Redskins Book Drive a success!
For this project, the Redskins Charitable Foundation has teamed up with Everybody Wins! DC, a non-profit dedicated to promoting children’s literacy and learning.
Although any new book will be accepted, Everybody Wins ... Read More
09.20.2014 / Blog Posts Events
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is in its second year of our 50/50 Raffle program at FedEx Field! This fun, interactive experience allows fans to buy raffle tickets to win 50% of that nights jackpot. At the home opener on September 19th the winner of the 50/50 Raffle walked away with over $11,000 in cash!
The other 50% of the pot (another $11,000) goes towards the Charitable Foundation and to help fund great programs to help young people in the community. Last year the 50/50 Raffle helped fund programs such as, a Playground Build, Make-A-Wish ... Read More
09.17.2014 / Blog Posts Events Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Julie Donaldson, CSN Anchor
I am sure you ALL watched the Redskins win against the Jaguars. If you are like me, as much as you want to celebrate the victory, you can’t help but look at the cost.
I couldn't help but think that the injuries sustained by both RGIII and Desean Jackson line up perfectly with our Moms Football Safety Clinic we hosted last Friday. While the odds of making it to the NFL are slim (only 0.2% of High School players will ever see the NFL!) injuries are still a huge concern no matter ... Read More
08.20.2014 / Blog Posts Events Local Lifestyle Recipes
Sunday wasn't just an ordinary day for WOW Member Melissa Mazzur.
Mazzur, her husband Frank, their daughter and a friend were at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., where they received an exclusive cooking lesson – through the Women of Washington Redskins’ Touchdown Tailgate sweepstakes — from team executive chef Jon Matheison and sous chef Connor McGuire. Check out what they learned to cook below!
Seared Scallop / Avocado Puree / Summer Salad / Lime Vinaigrette
Redskins Executive Chef Jon Mathieson
¼ cup Cilantro Leaves (loosely packed)
1 Serrano Pepper
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Clove of Garlic
¼ cup Ice ... Read More
06.06.2014 / Blog Posts Events Local Lifestyle
Calling all Redskins foodies: Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens' Food and Wine Festival!
WOW members can SAVE up to 20% on admission to Busch Gardens® Williamsburg! Don't miss their second annual Food & Wine Festival now through June 29, or start planning for summer vacation.
Use the promo code: BGWREDSKINS
Click here to purchase and select “Do you have a promo code?”
Hurry! This offer is valid online only from June 6 – 22.
Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world's most beautiful theme park. Busch Gardens® invites guests ... Read More
03.20.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Local Lifestyle
On Wednesday, March 19th, WOW hosted the team's first ever 'Women in Sports' panel featuring female executives from Coca Cola and the Washington Redskins.
Our three panelists, which included, Dori Silverman, area vice president of field execution at Coca-Cola; Jane Rodgers, executive director of the Redskins Charitable Foundation; and Nancy Hubacher, vice president of sales and marketing with the Redskins, spoke candidly about challenges they've faced as women in leadership roles, how the sports industry has evolved and the importance of giving back.
Coca Cola VP, Dori Silverman, talked in detail about making a difference in the community ... Read More
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