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United Drives to collect food during March

Home game on March 30 to be designated game-day date to benefit Children of Mine

D.C. United announced today that the club will collect non-perishable food items during the month of March to benefit Children of Mine. This season marks the ninth year of the United Drives campaign, which collects much-needed items to help with each beneficiary’s mission. Children Of Mine is an after school program that provides children from ages four to 18 a clean, safe place to go after school for hot meals, tutoring, and sports activities.

Donations are accepted in the D.C. United offices on non-game days, located on the fourth floor of Gate A. D.C. United’s home game against FC Dallas on March 30 is the designated game-day collection date for canned food. Please drop off items at Gate A, beginning two hours prior to kick-off. The booth is open until 15 minutes into the first half.

D.C. United will continue to collect items to benefit non-profit organizations within the Metropolitan Area throughout the coming season. All fans that donate an item will receive a “Buy One, Get One Free” ticket voucher, redeemable for that day’s match or another 2012 regular season home game.

For more information on United Drives or any of D.C. United’s community initiatives, please call (202) 587-5000.