In the Community
D.C. United announced today, through United Drives, that the program in partnership with Leidos will collect new toys to benefit Playtime Project on Wednesday, July 30 before United’s match against Toronto FC at 7 p.m. Playtime Project’s mission is to nurture healthy child development and reduce the effects of trauma among children living in temporary housing programs in Washington, D.C. Playtime Project works to provide children with new toys who are experiencing homelessness to enjoy throughout the year.
D.C. United players and members of the front office staff will visit Children’s National Medical Center on Wednesday, July 23, to spend time with patients and their families.
D.C. United players will be reading, playing games and partaking in other activities with patients in the hospital atrium before heading to a playroom where they will visit with children who aren’t able to leave their treatment floor. D.C. United has made it a tradition of visiting Children’s National Medical Center each season as part of its community initiatives.
D.C. United's United Drives will collect soccer equipment to benefit Leveling the Playing Field (LPF) on Saturday, June 28 before United’s match against the Seattle Sounders at 7 p.m. Leveling the Playing Field works to give underprivileged children the opportunity to enjoy the pleasure of athletic involvement. The organization is collecting new or used soccer equipment for their program.
D.C. United has announced the culmination of its latest United Soccer Club season with the Spring Classic tournament. The event, hosted by United for D.C., the non-profit arm of D.C. United, will take place at the RFK Stadium Training Field on Saturday, June 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
D.C. United has announced that it will join with JetBlue and Random House Children’s Book in the fourth annual Soar with Reading program, an initiative that helps place age-appropriate books in the hands of children in underserved areas. Washington, D.C.