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In the Community

United for D.C. honored with President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award

U4DC wins President’s award

The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) has selected United for D.C. to receive a 2012 PCFSN Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals and organizations which improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activities, fitness or nutrition-related programs.

United Soccer Club children to participate in White House clinic on Tuesday

Event to feature twenty-two United Soccer Club participants from Harrison Parks & Recreation Ce
USC at White House

Twenty-two participants from United Soccer Club, a program run by D.C. United’s 501(c)3 foundation United for D.C., will join the First Lady of the United States for a Let’s Move! soccer clinic on the South Lawn of the White House Tuesday, May 15. The students are all representing the program’s Harrison Parks and Recreation Center location. Prior to the clinic, the children will be in attendance for a ceremony at which the President will honor members of the 2011 MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy.

United Soccer Club

A free after-school program for children in the D.C Area
United Soccer Club

United Soccer Club is an after-school program that introduces the sport of soccer to youth in inner-city and underprivileged communities of the greater Washington, D.C. area. United Soccer Club (USC) partners with urban families, schools, recreation centers and community-based organizations in order to invest in the athletic, emotional, and social welfare of the children living in the D.C Area.

United Drives to collect games and toys during May

Donations collected on the May 26 home game vs. NE will benefit The Children’s Center
Toy collection on May 26

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. On May 26, the club will collect games and toys for the kids at The Children’s Center in support of United Drives. As a D.C. United signature program, United Drives assigns a different charity drive for each month of the MLS regular season, including the collection of soccer equipment, food, children’s books, and school supplies.

United Builds: Operation USO Care Packages

The Black-and-Red volunteer to help prepare military family care packages
United Builds & USO

D.C. United presenta el decimotercer Día Anual de Apreciación a las Fuerzas Armadas y Veteranos

United homenajeará a las Fuerzas Armadas y Veteranos durante el partido del sábado frente al Ho
Día de las Fuerzas Armadas

D.C. United anunció hoy que el club presentará su decimotercer Día
Anual de Apreciación a las Fuerzas Armadas y Veteranos el sábado 28 de abril,
cuando los Rojinegros reciban al Houston Dynamo en el Estadio RFK (7:30 p.m. / Comcast SportsNet). El evento incluirá programas
durante el día en apoyo a las Fuerzas Armadas, Veteranos y sus familias, y será
apoyado en parte por American Airlines y GEICO.

D.C. United to host 13th Annual Armed Forces & Veteran Appreciation Day

United will pay tribute to Armed Forces and Veterans during Saturday’s match against the Housto
13th Armed Forces Day

13th Annual Armed Forces & Veterans Appreciation Day

Anacostia Watershed cleanup

Staff and fans picked up trash on Kingman Island near RFK Stadium
Anacostia Watershed cleanup

D.C. United staff and supporters celebrated Earth Day on Saturday by participating in the Anacostia Watershed Society's clean up day on Kingman Island (just across from RFK Stadium's Lot 6). The Black-and-Red joined dozens of volunteers from other local organizations to pick up hundreds of bags of trash and remove invasive plants.

The cleanup event concluded with a cookout and celebration featuring volunteers from all of the cleanup day locations. DC Government officials, and an appearance by United forward and Assistant Coach, Josh Wolff.

D.C. United anuncia iniciativas para el Día de la Tierra

MLS W.O.R.K.S. y la Fundación Bonneville Environmental asistirán con los eventos del fin de sem
Día de la Tierra DCU

D.C. United anunció varias iniciativas ecológicas para realizarse el
sábado 21 y domingo 22 de abril. Los eventos y actividades son posibles gracias
a la consideración de MLS W.O.R.K.S., Events DC y la Fundación Bonneville
Environmental. United recibe a los New York Red Bulls el domingo 22 de abril en
el Estadio RFK, en frente a una audiencia televisiva a nivel nacional en espn2.
  

D.C. United announces Earth Day initiatives

MLS W.O.R.K.S., Events DC, and Bonneville Environmental Foundation assist weekend events
Earth Day initiatives

D.C. United announced today multiple green initiatives to be held Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. Scheduled events and activities are made possible due to consideration from MLS W.O.R.K.S., Events DC and Bonneville Environmental Foundation. United hosts New York on Sunday, April 22 at RFK Stadium before a national television audience on espn2. Kickoff for the match is set for 6:00 p.m. ET.

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