In the Community
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Chris Pontius is ready to show his support. In a recent Tweet, he revealed a new pair of pink kicks that he'll be donning for the cause:
For the first time since the announcement of a partnership between Jason Levien, Erick Thohir and Will Chang as owners of D.C. United, the three were in town over the weekend for a whirlwind tour surrounding United's 1-0 victory over Chivas USA Sunday night. Among the agenda items during the visit was an opportunity to become actively involved in the community programming for which D.C. United is synonymous.
D.C. United's ownership group, players, and staff served lunch at SOME (So Others Might Eat) today. The club's mission is to "Win championships and serve the community."
D.C. United owners Will Chang (left), Erick Thohir (right) and Jason Levien (background)
D.C. United owners Jason Levien (foreground) and Erick Thohir (background)
D.C. United owners Jason Levien, Erick Thohir and Will Chang will join United President and CEO Kevin Payne, midfielder Chris Pontius and defender Brandon McDonald, among others, in volunteering at So Others Might Eat Monday, September 24, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET. The event is part of the United Builds initiative.
Join us at Glory Days Grill Centreville tonight to watch D.C. United take on the Philadelphia Union and to support United for D.C.
15% of sales during the viewing party will go to back to the United for D.C.
D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., today announced the kick-off of the Fall session of United Soccer Club. Sponsored by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Volkswagen, Gallup Government and The Department of Health, the program is solely managed by foundation staff and remains the most comprehensive community development initiative delivered by any of the Mid-Atlantic regions professional sports teams. The signature initiative was also a key factor in United for D.C.
United's mascot busts a move at the DMV Dance Fitness Festival
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen, midfielder-forward Chris Pontius, and defender Mike Chabala recorded a public service announcement for the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.
This past Saturday, more than 30 members of the D.C. United family gave of their time for D.C. Public Schools Beautification Day. The day’s work was organized as part of the club’s volunteer program, United Builds.