PHOTOS: Bears Practice Week (9/18/19)
Take a look at photos from Redskins practice on Wednesday September 18, 2019 before they take on the Chicago Bears.
PHOTOS: 2019 4th & Life High School Football Forum
The 4th & Life High School Football Forum focuses on preparing high school student-athletes for life after football. Redskins players in attendance participated in a panel discussion which touched on a variety of topics, such as coping with peer pressure, staying healthy and planning for their academic and athletic futures. The panel, emceed by NFL alumnus James Thrash, provided high school athletes with the unique opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging dialogue with Redskins players.
PHOTOS: KaBOOM! Sport Court Build At Charles Hart Middle School
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation kicked off the 4th year of Redskins FITT presented by Aquafina with a KaBOOM! Sport Court build at Charles Hart Middle School in Washington, DC. In partnership with District of Columbia Public Schools, the Charitable Foundation created Redskins FITT (Frequency, Intensity, Time & Type) – a youth health & wellness initiative – to empower and assist middle school students in the development of their personal fitness goals. Redskins players, alumni and staff worked to build the brand new multi-sport play space.
PHOTOS: 5th Annual Redskins Back to School Fair presented By The Redskins Charitable Foundation
The Back to School Fair provides children with a central place to be completely prepared for the upcoming school year. Participants were able to receive services including dental exams, vision screenings, haircuts, new books, school uniform elements, and brand new school supplies and backpacks as well as other essential items from a variety of partner companies and organizations. Each family also received two tickets to the Redskins vs. Ravens game courtesy of the Washington Redskins.
PHOTOS: Redskins And USAA Host Salute To Service NFL Bootcamp
USAA and Redskins Salute invited 50 local military members to participate in “USAA’s Salute to Service NFL Boot Camp” event. The boot camp represents the evolution of military appreciation events that USAA and the Redskins have created to foster an understanding and appreciation for the local military community. Each service member will participate in football drills similar to those used by NFL coaches to evaluate NFL talent.
PHOTOS: Loads of Love Ribbon Cutting At Carver Elementary School
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and current Redskins players worked alongside Bon Secours Health System volunteers to renovate a brand new Loads of Love laundry center space at George W. Carver Elementary School in Richmond, Va. on Friday, Aug. 2. The laundry center provided students experiencing homelessness or unstable living situations with access to clean clothes at no cost to them or their families.
PHOTOS: Redskins Salute Military Appreciation Day presented by GEICO Military
Redskins Salute and GEICO Military hosted Military Appreciation Day for active, reserve, and retired military service members and their families on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond Va
PHOTOS: Special Olympics & Dreams for Kids Kick Off Event
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted athletes from Special Olympics of Virginia and Dreams for Kids DC. This event kicked-off the season for Special Olympics VA football, and invited athletes to Redskins Park to participate in football related drills and activities to introduce them to the sport.
PHOTOS: Rookie Community Club, Junior Achievement Finance Park
Finance Park is a hands-on activity for 8th grade students focusing on financial management. Upon arrival, each student was assigned a career, salary and life situation. Each rookie would be provided a scenario and would be paired with a student who has already been through the program to go through a similar simulation.
PHOTOS: Redskins and Yellow Ribbon United Host Second Annual “United in Play”
Yellow Ribbons United (YRU), in partnership with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, hosted it’s second annual United in Play on Saturday. Children from both military and civilian families participated in a fun filled day of physical activities at Redskins Park.