In the Community
For as long as Ben Olsen has been a champion for D.C. United, he has been the same for the District of Columbia.
On Wednesday, D.C. Vote will return the favor, honoring the United head coach for his support for the city, as he is honored with the organization’s Democracy All-Star Award, a part of its 3 Star Ball on the rooftop of the National Association of Realtors building.
D.C. United will highlight the work of the club’s charitable arm with D.C. United Foundation Night as part of the team’s match against Columbus Crew SC on Saturday, May 2. Before and during the match, which kicks off at 7 p.m., there will be opportunities to recognize and support the foundation and its signature program: United Soccer Club.
D.C. United celebrated Earth Day by teaming up with Southwest Community Gardens and Mom Made Foods to host a community garden clean up and healthy eating workshop for local youth and residents.
See Earth Day Photo Album: here
D.C. United and Most Valuable Kids, Inc. (MVK) have teamed up to provide the D.C. United game-day experience to urban, inner-city and under-served youth in the National Capital region.
D.C. United has launched a partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation's Passback Program to distribute soccer equipment to children in the greater Washington area. Since 2002, the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Passback Program has collected and redistributed over 900,000 pieces of soccer equipment to children in underserved communities. With the help of dedicated individuals, soccer clubs, and organizations that collect and donate soccer equipment, D.C. United and the U.S.
On Sunday, March 15, D.C. United teamed up with Boundary Stone Public House and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to participate in the Third Annual Head Shaving Event to help raise money for childhood cancer research. Many supporters gathered at Boundary Stone Public House to have their heads shaved as a sign of support for St. Baldrick's and youth affected by the disease.
D.C. United has teamed with Boundary Stone Public House and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to host the Third Annual Head Shaving Event to help raise money for childhood cancer research. On Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m., volunteers will gather at Boundary Stone Public House and have their heads shaved as a sign of support for St. Baldrick's and youth affected by cancer.
Are you a Community All-Star? Do you know someone who is?
The D.C. United Community Stars program is an initiative designed to further support our commitment to the community by recognizing and supporting organizations and individuals for their contributions to communities in and around the Washington Metropolitan area.
Silent Auction Items and Value
This weekend, D.C. United Season Ticket Members will be helping the club kickoff the season at A Day to Unite. The event, which features the launch of our 2015 secondary jersey, will also have a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the D.C. United Foundation. Check out the items below, and be ready to place your bids this Sunday!
D.C. United partners with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Latino Liaison Unit to Celebrate Three Kings Day
Despite some cold and tricky weather conditions and a rescheduled date, on January 8, D.C. United once again partnered with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Latino Liaison Unit to celebrate Three Kings Day and continue spreading holiday season joy with a toy distribution for local area children.