Fundraising Events

It is only through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. Click on one of the annual events below to learn how you can support our mission:


Spring Events

Annual Awards Dinner

A patriotic, black tie affair attended by senior government and military leaders, members of Congress, as well as business and community leaders.



NDIA Golf Outing Benefiting USO-Metro

An annual golf outing benefiting USO-Metro is sponsored by The Washington, D.C. Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)




Summer Events


Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

One of the largest food & music festivals in the country, featuring a “Battle of the Branches” Military Chef Cook-Off with proceeds benefiting USO-Metro.



PRR Firecracker 5k for the Troops

A patriotic race for all ages with booths and activities at the finish line to kick off Independence Day while supporting our troops!




Fall Events

Stars and Stripes

A networking fundraiser that brings together industry professionals, business and community leaders, USO supporters, and military heroes with local businesses and the government contracting community.



WUSA9 Turkeys for Troops Telethon

A volunteer-staffed telethon to raise funds and awareness for USO-Metro’s programs.




Winter Events

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

Annual college football bowl game that serves as premier regional event supporting USO and benefiting USO-Metro.