In the Community

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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dcunited.com

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.

United preps meals for Safeway Feast of Sharing

United Builds teams with The Salvation Army to give back
Safeway Feast of Sharing

Feast of Sharing - 2012

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dcunited.com

In day four of our 10 Days of Giving, the club helped the Salvation Army prepare meals to be served at the Safeway Feast of Sharing on November 21 at the Washington Convention Center. Volunteers from D.C. United spent four hours alongside Convention Center chefs to finalize the turkeys and pies for the occasion. This is the third year D.C. United has teamed up with the Salvation Army during the holidays.

United participates in charitable Thanksgiving meal preparation

United President Kevin Payne, midfielder Lance Rozeboom join Mayor Gray at Food & Friends
Food & Friends

As part of United's 10 Days of Giving initiative, team President and CEO Kevin Payne, alongside midfielder Lance Rozeboom joined DC Mayor Vincent Gray at Food & Friends to help pack 3,500 Thanksgiving Meals.

United Soccer Club’s “Fall Fest” to take place Wednesday, November 14

First team players Perry Kitchen and Ethan White to participate
USC Fall Fest is Nov 14

United Soccer Club

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Ben Keller/dcunited.com

D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., announced details for the 2012 United Soccer Club Fall Fest. The event, a season ending tournament at the RFK Stadium Training Field, will take place on Wednesday, November 14 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.

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