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 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)




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 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.



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.