Next Friday, December 23rd, the Capitals will once again host their annual toy drive during their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Toys will be collected at the F Street enterance, and everyone who donates will receive a poster of defenseman Karl Alzner. The donated toys will be given to kids in need in the DC area.
As part of the game festivities, the Caps are also hosting a “holiday party” which includes food and rink specials and in-game experiences.
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The Washington Capitals, CSN and Elliot in the Morning are hosting a toy drive supported by Geico to benefit The Salvation Army on Friday, Dec. 23, when the Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning at Verizon Center.
Fans are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys at the F Street entrance. Capitals better halves will help collect items prior to the game.
Individuals who donate will receive a poster of Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner.
Last season Capitals and Wizards fans donated 1,365 toys and nearly $1,400 to The Salvation Army through December toy drives. In addition the teams also hosted bell ringers at Verizon Center during games in December that helped raise more than $1,500 as part of The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.
In addition, Dec. 23 is #CapsHolidayParty, the second of four Caps Holiday Series theme nights. Fans who purchase a theme night package will receive an exclusive helmet mug. All fans in attendance will have the chance to celebrate the winter holidays with festive food and drink specials from Aramark and enjoy thematic experiences throughout the game and concourse with Slapshot and the Red Rockers. For more information and to purchase a holiday series package, visit washingtoncaps.com/promotions.
Here’s a look at the helmet mug.
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