In the Community
D.C. United today announced that they will participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by working with City Year to help beautify Calvin Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C.
The MLK Day of Service is part of United We Serve, the President’s national call to service initiative, which calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.
Santa Claus may be long gone, but it doesn't mean the gift-giving season is over -- at least not for the hundred or so children that attended Monday's Three Kings Day gift giving celebration in Adams Morgan.
D.C. United to participate in Three Kings Day with DC Metropolitan Police Department-Latino Liaison Unit
D.C. United today announced that it will be participating in the 10th annual Three Kings Day gift giving event held by the DC Metropolitan Police Department-Latino Liaison Unit (LLU) on Monday, Jan. 13 from 5-9 p.m. EST. The event will be held at the LLU offices at 18th and Columbia Road NW and will kick-off the start of the 2014 United Builds season.
The traditional definition of “giving” is the transfer of something without the expectation of receiving something in return. For those who actually perform this act, the word means considerably more than a simple twelve word description. I am only seven months green to the District of Columbia and these streets are far too unfamiliar to call home, but, volunteering to help those in need is something that will always make me feel more connected to my community.
A fresh baked turkey that tantalizes your palette. Thick slices of cranberry sauce straight from the can. And yams so sweet that part of you feels guilty for gobbling them up. All of these delights are just a few of my favorite things about Thanksgivings. And this holiday season, I had the privilege of serving these joys to the thousands who gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the Safeway Feast of Sharing.
Elementary school was a simpler time in life. For me, the most challenging part of elementary school was learning my spelling words. For some of the children at Amidon-Bowen Elementary school, the challenges they face are much more real.