Community Partners

D.C. United and our community partners are dedicated to making a positive impact in the Washington Metropolitan community. Using the power of sport to change lives, we are excited to work with these organizations and continue our outreach into the community.

Official Charitable Partner

D.C. United’s official charitable partner, DC SCORES, builds teams through after-school programs by instilling self-expression, physical fitness, and a sense of community. By using an innovative model combining poetry, soccer and service-learning year-round, DC SCORES serves over 2,000 youth throughout the District.

Other Community Partners

Special Olympics D.C. provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Live sports and entertainment provide a positive source of inspiration for children in a world where there are many negative alternatives. Most Valuable Kids, Inc. (MVK) brings this inspiration to underserved kids in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas by offering children's organizations access to professional and collegiate sports and entertainment events through an online ticket donation and reward system.
The mission of the District of Columbia Public Schools is to ensure that every DCPS school provides a world-class education that prepares all of our students, regardless of background or circumstance, for success in college, career and life.
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in our Armed Forces. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.