D.C. United and its charitable arm, United for D.C., today announced details for the Annual United Celebrity Golf Tournament set for Monday, June 17 with a 12:30 p.m. tee time. The event is a major fundraiser for United’s charitable foundation and will be held at National Golf Club in Fort Washington, MD. Fans will have the opportunity to spend a relaxing and exciting day on the green with D.C. United players and coaches while supporting the club’s charitable arm.
Presenting and supporting sponsorships are available at $7,500 and $5,000. Each sponsorship includes recognition prior to and at the event as well as participation in the event. Additionally, celebrity fivesomes are available at $1,000, which allows four individuals to golf alongside a D.C. United player or coach. Regular foursomes and individuals are also available for $750 and $250. The event will feature lunch, dinner, drinks, and numerous course contests including the chance to win a new Volkswagen. United for D.C. will also host a silent auction at the event, with items available from D.C. United and other area sports teams in addition to entertainment packages and gift certificates from local businesses and partners.
All proceeds from the event benefit United for D.C.’s mission to champion educational, heath, and recreational programs and events that serve disadvantaged youth of Greater Washington, DC by engaging the resources and skills of D.C. United and our community. The 501(c)3 non-profit organization operates three signature programs: United Reads which encourages and promotes reading and the importance of a healthy lifestyle; Kicks for Kids, which provides the D.C. United game-day experience to thousands of at-risk, under-served youth each season; and United Soccer Club, which provides free after-school soccer programming to disadvantaged urban children throughout the greater D.C. area. For more information on United for D.C.'s initiatives and events, please visit unitedfordc.org.
For more information on the Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, please visit the website at www.dcunited.com/golf or contact United for D.C. Program & Events Manager, Kat Cheshire at (202) 587-5434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.