Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation Volunteers to Help Bring Holiday Cheer to Martha’s Table Winter Wonderland Event

Washington, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSEF) volunteers will provide holiday cheer and support to local families at the annual Martha’s Table Winter Wonderland from December 13 -18, 2021 at the Martha’s Outfitters location in Ward 8. The lively event will offer gifts and holiday supplies for families to collect including toys, books, clothing, gift bags, stockings, wrapping paper and decorations while enjoying hot chocolate and holiday music.

MSEF volunteers, including a Mystics player, wives and partners of Capitals players and coaches and wives and children of Monumental Basketball executives will be in attendance on the final day of the Winter Wonderland event (December 18, 2021) to help attendees look for gifts, organize their presents, and load up their cars. Parents and caregivers present on the 18th will also be greeted by the Washington Capitals mascot Slapshot.

Martha’s Table has been a longstanding partner of MSEF, the Washington Wizards, Capitals, and Mystics. This year, MSEF’s has donated $50,000 to support Martha’s Table’s seasonal event, which helps to underwrite Winter Wonderland benefiting more than 150 children and their families with holiday gifts as well as adopting nearly 20 families as a part of MSEF’s annual Family-to-Family program.



Saturday, December 18, 2021
MSEF Volunteer Window: 10:00 a.m. – noon


Martha’s Outfitters on MLK
2204 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020


    • Monumental Sports & Entertainment Volunteers
      • Alysha Clarke – Forward, Washington Mystics
      • Monica Thompson – Wife of Monumental Basketball VP of Player Engagement John Thompson III
      • Morgan Thompson – Daughter of Monumental Basketball VP of Player Engagement John Thompson III
      • Rosie Sheppard – Wife of Wizards President & General Manager Tommy Sheppard
      • Tommy Sheppard Jr.– Son of Wizards President & General Manager Tommy Sheppard
      • Abby Sheppard – Daughter of Wizards President & General Manager Tommy Sheppard
      • Kristen Laviolette – Wife of Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette
      • Rhonda McCarthy – Wife of Capitals Assistant Coach Kevin McCarthy
      • Brooke Kudirka – Partner of Capitals Defenseman Dennis Cholowski
      • Lene Andersen – Partner of Capitals Center Connor McMichael
      • Jillian Schultz – Wife of Capitals Defenseman Justin Schultz
      • Annie Malenstyn – Wife of Capitals Left Winger Beck Malenstyn
      • Slapshot – Capitals Mascot
      • Monumental Sports & Entertainment Business Executives
    • Martha’s Table Leadership & Staff
      • Kim R. Ford – President & CEO, Martha’s Table
      • Rae Davidson – Chief Development Officer, Martha’s Table
      • Tiffany Williams – Chief Program Officer, Martha’s Table
    • Local Parents & Caregivers


About Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation

MSE Foundation is committed to making the region a better place for all by supporting game-changing solutions for our community. We fundraise, provide grants to nonprofits and rally Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s teams and fans to support and amplify the impact of community change agents. Together, we’re raising the game in the DMV. Learn more at  and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.


About Martha’s Table

Martha’s Table is a local nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to support strong children, strong families, and strong communities. Martha’s Table exists because every child, regardless of zip code, should have the opportunity to thrive. For 41 years, the organization has been working to increase access to quality education, health and wellness resources, and family supports. For more information and to get involved, please visit:




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