Paint splatter accent Events

Fundraising events provide critical support for the community impact work of Washington Nationals Philanthropies and its signature program, the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. As the community has continued to adapt to a new normal, we reintroduce various fundraising events for fans, corporate champions, and community partners to come together to fuel even greater good for a better Washington region.


Nationals Home Run Charity 5K

April 22 - 29, 2022

Nationals Home Run Charity 5K

The Nationals Home Run Charity 5K – an instant fan favorite in its inaugural year returns for its second virtual run in April 2022. The event offers an active, collaborative virtual race for fans with online runner resources, social and email content, peer-to-peer fundraising opportunities and incentives, and a race packet with exclusive Nationals Home Run Charity 5K gear delivered to all registrants.


2021 Mushball Classic

October 23, 2021

2021 Mushball Classic

The annual Mushball Classic invites organizations from all industries to form a team to compete in a softball-style tournament at the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. Event proceeds benefit the Academy, the signature program of Nationals Philanthropies.
Home Plate Celebration 2

September 27, 2021

Home Plate Celebration

While we were unable to return our gala to its traditional format, there was still so much to celebrate in 2021. For one year only, Nationals Philanthropies transitioned its signature fundraising event to feature the holistic and unprecedented food access program executed in response to COVID-19 by hosting an outdoor event at Nationals Park, featuring the high-quality and delicious food delivered to the community last year.