2016 Washington Nationals Winterfest

Jan 10, 2017

The Washington Nationals' annual two-day Winterfest event was held December 10-11, 2016, it featured a fan based toy drive in partnership with Greater Washington Urban League on Sunday, Dec. 11. The Washington Nationals collected over 900 toys for GWUL families in need.  

The toys were distributed to 68 families, each family also received a bag of groceries donated by our community partner, Centene Corporation. Toys were also distributed to other families through our GWUL network which included a church based family homeless shelter; a local Columbia Heights Children's ministry; a section 8 housing complex; and the Department of Health and Human Services (Offices of Children and Family Services) in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and the District of Columbia.