WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2023) –D.C. United have today announced that the club has agreed to a multi-year partnership deal with Pepco, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, and one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region.
“D.C. United are elated to welcome Pepco to the club’s growing partner portfolio as a powerhouse in the DMV region, serving reliable energy to over two million people in the D.C. and Maryland markets,” said DanitaJohnson, President of Business Operations, D.C. United. “Adding a local and community-driven brand like Pepco to the Black-and-Red family as one of our valued partners furthers our commitment to our community.”
Pepco has long been active in the community it serves, and this commitment will only be emphasized with D.C. United and its community partner in action, DC Scores. Pepco will have the opportunity to volunteer and support various D.C. United initiatives, including the sponsorship of soccer, arts, and STEM programming for a local DC metro school.
“Pepco shares D.C. United’s commitment to empowering local youth and increasing access to active, fun learning opportunities,” said Marisa Slaten, director of Corporate Community Impact for Pepco Holdings. “We are excited about this partnership, which will help expand our work to provide local youth with more engaging STEAM educational opportunities and join in inspiring events that lift up and bring our communities together.”
For more information about D.C. United please visit: www.dcunited.com.
About D.C. United
One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.
D.C. United have called the District home for the past 27 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round, including the District’s premier arts, culinary, and music festival, Unite the District Fest. Audi Field is also home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.
The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013).
For more information and club updates, please visit www.dcunited.com and find us on social media @dcunited.
Pepco is a unit of Exelon (Nasdaq: EXC), a Fortune 200 company and the nation’s largest utility company, serving more than 10 million customers. Pepco provides safe and reliable energy service to approximately 919,000 customers in the District of Columbia and Maryland.