In the Community
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.
United for D.C., the charitable arm of D.C. United, announced today that the sold-out 11th Annual United Celebrity Golf Tournament, supported by Cushman & Wakefield, raised more than $40,000. Proceeds from the event benefit the charity’s three signature programs - United Reads, Kicks for Kids and United Soccer Club - all of which use soccer to place an emphasis on literacy, healthy lifestyles and life skills for underserved youth in the greater Metropolitan Area. For more information on United for D.C.'s many initiatives, please visit unitedfordc.org.
Liam Nagle is a big D.C. United fan. The youngster recently celebrated his birthday at RFK, cheering along with friends as the Black-and-Red downed
Houston back in late April. On
that day, Nagle got to see Perry Kitchen – a player the 9-year old counts among his
favorites – go the full ninety minutes in a thrilling 3-2 win.
But on Wednesday night, the tables were turned. D.C.’s young midfielder was the one
cheering as Nagle dribbled down the field at Long Bridge Park in Arlington.
D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., today announced the 2012 “Spring Kick” sponsored by The Meltzer Group. The event, a season ending tournament at the RFK Stadium Training Field, will take place on Wednesday June 6 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.
The Seventh Annual United for D.C. Day will wrap up after United’s match with a celebration at D.C. United bar partners The Queen Vic and The Pug to benefit United for D.C. The cover charge will be $20 and will include all-you-can-drink beer and ‘United for D.C. Punch’. The post-game event will begin immediately after the end of the match and will run until 12:30 a.m.