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:

Calendar of Events

December 28, 2020

Military Bowl

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

Spring 2021 - Official Date Forthcoming

Stars and Stripes Benefit for the Troops

This exciting party for a cause brings together industry professionals, community leaders, USO supporters, and military heroes for a fun-filled evening of casino games, foodie-approved fare and unique silent auction items to benefit USO-Metro’s programs and services for our active duty military and their families.

May 2021 - Official Date Forthcoming

NDIA Swing for Freedom Golf Invitational

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

May 1-2, 2021

MetroCooking DC

The two-day culinary extravaganza provides a one-of-a-kind experience for all food and entertaining enthusiasts and benefits USO-Metro’s programs and services.

May 16, 2021

Virtual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style

The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style highlights the unique offerings of the Old Town community –​ history, architecture, great food, fabulous people, art, style, energy. All proceeds benefit USO Washington-Baltimore and ALIVE!

June 2021

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.

July 4, 2021

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 2021 - Official Date Forthcoming

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.

Fall 2021 - Official Date Forthcoming

ITPA Golf Tournament

An annual golf outing benefiting USO-Metro is sponsored by the National Capital Chapter of the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association (ITPA).

November 11, 2021

WUSA9 Turkeys for Troops: Virtual Day of Giving

Traditionally a volunteer-staffed telethon, this year’s WUSA9 Turkeys for Troops: Virtual Day of Giving will be a virtual online giving day to raise funds and awareness for USO-Metro’s programs.

Create a Fundraiser

Interested in creating your own fundraiser on behalf of USO-Metro? Contact our Corporate Development team to get started today!