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2017 was another great year for D.C. United in the community

2017 was another year full of amazing community initiatives for D.C. United. From food drives to poetry slams, United players and staff continued to show their dedication and love for the city they call home. Here's a look at some of best photos from the past year of community outreach. 

Travis Worra, Ian Harkes and Jared Jeffrey served ice cream to dispatchers during an Ice Cream Social at a local 911 call center. 

Steve Birnbaum helped lead a special soccer clinic for children of service members from the city.

Chris Durkin and Kofi Opare helped package food before Thanksgiving with Bread for the City.

Talon posed with kids during DC SCORES' Fall Frenzy last fall.

United manager Ben Olsen was on hand to see artists perform during DC SCORES' annual Poetry Slam.

Players trained with athletes from the Special Olympics and provided some helpful tips. 

D.C. United visited injured service members and their families at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Marcelo Sarvas and Luciano Acosta conversed with fans during Hispanic Heritage Month. 

The team paid a visit to children at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Players and staff donned red noses to help raise money during Red Nose Day.

Marcelo Sarvas ran with kids during a Get Fit outing. 

Eric Klenofsky helped deliver new soccer equipment to L.A.C.E.S., a local non-profit.