D.C. United and Audi Partner for Sustainability Night at Audi Field on April 27

[source: D.C. United]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. United and Audi have partnered for a sustainability-themed match at Audi Field on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. EST when the Black-and-Red face-off against Seattle Sounders FC. In addition to the focus on building a more sustainable future through the thematic match day, D.C. United and Audi will also host several supporting initiatives to promote a sustainable lifestyle and future.

A comprehensive list of the sustainably minded efforts led by D.C. United and Audi tied to this theme match includes:

  • City Blossoms
    : Audi will be donating $10,000 to City Blossoms which will provide one year of free school garden programming for 200 students.
  • Fan Giveaway, Water Bottles: Upon exit, several thousand water bottles will be distributed to fans at the Audi Field gates.
  • Electric Vehicle Displays: Audi Field is home to three prominent vehicle displays showcasing some of Audi’s fully electric fleet. Near the Gate A and C entrances, fans can take a look at the Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron, the Audi Q8 e-tron, and RS e-tron GT.

“D.C. United are proud to partner with Audi again for Sustainability Night at Audi Field for a fourth consecutive year,” said Danita Johnson, D.C. United President of Business Operations. “We are committed to creating a sustainable future and Audi share that same passion for sustainability. Sustainability Night presented by Audi provides our fan base and the community with an opportunity to learn more and join in our commitment to making our city a better place now and in the future through eco-friendly practices.”

“Audi is proud to partner with like-minded organization, D.C. United, to host the sustainability-themed night at Audi Field for a fourth year,” said Adam Perez, Audi of America brand partnerships & experience senior specialist. “At Audi, we’re committed to a more sustainable future and these experiences offer soccer fans and the greater Washington, D.C. community an opportunity to join us in our commitment.”

As part of MLS Greener Goals Week, D.C. United and Audi will present City Blossoms, a local nonprofit organization that cultivates the well-being of our communities through creative programming in kid-driven gardens, a $10,000 check at halftime of the match. This donation will provide one year of free school garden programming to 200 students.

Reaching over 6,000 children and youth annually from Black, Latino, and immigrant communities in Washington, DC, City Blossoms is on a mission to build 20 new school and community gardens throughout the district by 2028.

For more information about D.C. United and for tickets to the Sustainability Night themed match, 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 last 28 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 and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities.

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 http://www.dcunited.com and find us on social media @dcunited.

About Audi of America

At Audi of America, we believe the future is electric. By 2025, our U.S. model lineup will be at least 30 percent electrified, including fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Globally, we are committed to net CO2neutrality by 2050. In 2022, Audi sold 186,875 vehicles in the U.S., sold more fully electric models than ever before, and achieved a record-breaking year in after sales. Learn more about who we are and how we’re working to create a more sustainable, innovative, and inclusive future at audiusa.com or media.audiusa.com.

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