In the Community

United Drives to collect pet supplies

Donations will be donated to the Washington Animal Rescue League
United Drives to collect pet supplies

Through its United Drives program, D.C. United collects items at select home games to benefit non-profit organizations within the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. During the month of April, D.C. United will collect pet supplies, which will benefit rescued animals at the Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL). Non-latex items like dog and cat toys, dog and cat bowls, crates, beds, food and other items will be collected on Sunday, April 21 when D.C. United hosts rival Philadelphia Union.

United Soccer Club kicks off spring campaign

Signature United for D.C. initiative will serve 900 children at 14 locations
United Soccer Club kicks off spring campaign

D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., today announced the kick-off of the spring session of United Soccer Club. Sponsored by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Volkswagen 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. earning the coveted President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award last year.

March to March 9: Kickoff Luncheon, a success

11th annual D.C. United Kickoff Luncheon
Recap: 2013 Kickoff Luncheon

11th Annual Kick-Off Luncheon

United for D.C. celebrates start of 2013 season
11th Annual Kick-Off Luncheon

D.C. United and its charitable arm, United for D.C., today announced that the Annual Kick-Off Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, March 5 at 12 p.m. The event will serve as a fundraiser for United for D.C., and will be held at The Hamilton Live DC. The luncheon is an opportunity for fans to meet the 2013 Black-and-Red players, coaches, and staff while also supporting United for D.C.'s mission to provide opportunities to disadvantaged youth through soccer, healthy lifestyle, and literacy initiatives.

Capital Community News lauds DCU's off-the-pitch work

Squad made close to 400 first-team appearances in DC Metropolitan Area in 2012
Serving the community

After an incredibly successful year on the pitch, during which the team garnered the most home points (40) in all of MLS and stopped one game shy of the MLS Cup, D.C. United has been recognized by Capital Community News for the club’s work in the community.

Below is part of what Linda Samuel, author of the article, had to say:

VIDEO: Soccer Night in Newtown

Dwayne De Rosario joins other MLS and U.S. Soccer stars to support the community of Newtown, CT
Soccer Night in Newtown

Dwayne De Rosario to participate in "Soccer Night in Newtown"

MLS, U.S. Soccer stars support the small Connecticut community
De Rosario to participate in "Soccer Night in Newtown

D.C. United team captain Dwayne De Rosario joins other MLS and U.S. Soccer players in "Soccer Night in Newtown" on Monday, January 7. The event includes a variety of soccer-based activities aimed at children and families such as an autograph station, photo booth, mini-games, giveaways and more.

United Soccer Club: Soccer for Success DC

United Soccer Club, US Soccer Foundation team up for success
Soccer for Success DC

Equipment sale to close early

Annual holiday equipment sale sells out, team store remains open until 2
Equipment sale to close early

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.

Salvation Army toy sorting

United Builds volunteers to build bikes and sort toys
Salvation Army toy sorting
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