In the Community
Due to a great turnout, the D.C. United holiday equipment sale has sold out of merchandise and is now closed. The Team Store at RFK will remain open until 2:00 P.M.
D.C. United would like to send a special thank you to season ticket holders and fans for making this year's sale such a huge success.
This week, United for D.C. is hosting their annual eBay Holiday Auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit the charitable arm of D.C. United. The auction runs from Monday, December 10 through Wednesday, December 12. Visit United for D.C.'s eBay listings.
This year's auction includes
On Tuesday evening, volunteers from D.C. United gathered at the DC Central Kitchen to help with the Kitchen's large-scale, evening meal preparation. This effort is part of our 10 Days of Giving holiday outreach program.
In day four of our 10 Days of Giving, the club helped the Salvation Army prepare meals to be served at the Safeway Feast of Sharing on November 21 at the Washington Convention Center. Volunteers from D.C. United spent four hours alongside Convention Center chefs to finalize the turkeys and pies for the occasion. This is the third year D.C. United has teamed up with the Salvation Army during the holidays.
As part of United's 10 Days of Giving initiative, team President and CEO Kevin Payne, alongside midfielder Lance Rozeboom joined DC Mayor Vincent Gray at Food & Friends to help pack 3,500 Thanksgiving Meals.
D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., announced details for the 2012 United Soccer Club Fall Fest. The event, a season ending tournament at the RFK Stadium Training Field, will take place on Wednesday, November 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. This one-of-a-kind tournament brings together underserved youth from across the metro area to RFK, exemplifying D.C. United’s wide-ranging commitment to the community.
On Thursday, United for D.C. wrapped up their fall 2012 United Reads tour with a visit to Savoy Elementary School in Ward 8. United mascot Talon joined D.C. United staff at the final stop to deliver a message to students about the importance of health and education.
The group, along with partner the Heart of America Foundation, were on site to hand deliver 660 books to Savoy classrooms. Representatives from D.C. United also spoke to students about living a healthy lifestyle through exercise and eating habits.
Join D.C. United and MLS W.O.R.K.S. as we support the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts.
Donations help the Red Cross provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to those affected by disasters like Hurricane Sandy.