In the Community

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

eBay Holiday Auction

Game-worn gear, experiences up for auction to benefit United for D.C. - Dec. 10-12
eBay Holiday Auction

eBay Holiday Auction - 620x350

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This week, United for D.C. is hosting their annual eBay Holiday Auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit the charitable arm of D.C. United. The auction runs from Monday, December 10 through Wednesday, December 12. Visit United for D.C.'s eBay listings.

This year's auction includes

Capital Area Food Bank

10 Days of Giving continues with food sorting at CAFB
Capital Area Food Bank

DC Central Kitchen meal preparation

United Drives participates in evening food prep
DC Central Kitchen

10 Days of Giving - DC Central Kitchen

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On Tuesday evening, volunteers from D.C. United gathered at the DC Central Kitchen to help with the Kitchen's large-scale, evening meal preparation. This effort is part of our 10 Days of Giving holiday outreach program.

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