In the Community

10 October 4:25 pm

Players share their love of reading with online students

After training today, Dwayne De Rosario and Perry Kitchen took a moment to participate in an online education event with K12.com. DeRo read “Froggy Plays Soccer” while Perry read “Splat!: The Colorful Cat” to some local students while the session was recorded for online use. Below are photos from the event.

United Drives to collect toiletries & personal hygiene items

Donations collected will benefit Thrive DC, a dining program for homeless women
United Drives collects toiletries

Throughout the 2012 Major League Soccer season, D.C. United collects items at select home games to benefit pre-determined non-profit organizations within the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. During the month of October, United for D.C. – D.C. United’s charitable arm – will collect toiletries and personal hygiene items that will benefit Thrive DC, a dining program for homeless women in the area. As a D.C.

The Black-and-Red go pink

United joins MLS W.O.R.K.S., participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Black-and-Red go pink

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:

VIDEO: Dreams for Kids & D.C. United Soccer Clinic

Wednesday, September 26 - DC United Training Complex at RFK Stadium
VIDEO: Dreams for Kids

All hands on deck

D.C. United owners roll up their sleeves at United Builds event
All hands on deck

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.

24 September 5:09 pm

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)

Ownership, executives and team to assist United Builds project

Jason Levien, Erick Thohir and Will Chang to join Kevin Payne, Chris Pontius & Brandon McDonald
Owner, executives give back

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.

20 September 11:24 am

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.

United Soccer Club kicks off Fall campaign

Signature United for D.C. initiative will serve 900 children at 14 locations
USC kicks off Fall campaign

United Soccer Club

Photo Credit: 
Ben Keller/dcunited.com

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.

05 September 7:10 pm

United's mascot busts a move at the DMV Dance Fitness Festival

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