One of the programs what we support via out partnership with D.C. United is its United Reads program. For the past eight years, D.C. United has distributed books and a love for reading throughout schools in Washington DC.

We went to selected classrooms at Simon Elementary School handing out activities and free books to the students. United Reads issues a challenge to the students: commit to 15 minutes of both reading and physical activity every day for three weeks. After the three weeks, D.C. United returns and awards the students who’ve stuck to it!

We think this is a great way for D.C. United to give back to its community, and we’re very happy to help support this program. A big thanks to the kids of Simon Elementary Schoo. We hope they learned as much about hungry caterpillars as we did.