As official partner of the Major League Soccer club, NFP will advance its community engagement and impact across the Washington D.C. metro area
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NFP, a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement advisor, today announced a three-year partnership with D.C. United of Major League Soccer (MLS). The partnership includes opportunities for the NFP and D.C. United teams to work together on community engagement initiatives in and around the D.C. area.
"We're very excited about our partnership with D.C. United," said Ethan Foxman, president of NFP's Atlantic region. "From the top down, D.C. United is a first-class organization, and we look forward to aligning our brands and making an impact in the D.C. community."
Founded in 1995, D.C. United are an inaugural MLS franchise. The club has won four MLS Cups, four Supporters Shields, three US Open Cups and six Eastern Conference championships. Through the D.C. United Foundation, the club serves populations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia that lack equitable access to important resources. The foundation also educates and empowers the next generation and uses their platform to inspire people and support their visions.
"Our partnership with NFP maintains one of our core priorities here at D.C. United, to partner with category-leading brands that are leaders in their respective fields," said Danita Johnson, president of Business Operations for D.C. United. "We couldn't be more thrilled to have NFP join us as one of our extremely valued Platinum Partners. As part of this partnership, NFP will enjoy preeminent branding throughout Audi Field, as well as marketing and merchandising assets."
D.C. United join NFP's diverse sponsorship portfolio, which also includes two other MLS clubs, Austin FC and New York City FC, the National Hockey League's New York Islanders, PGA Tour professionals Jim Furyk and Darren Clarke, The St. James, the Palm Beach North Athletic Foundation and Rugby Canada. In addition, hockey legend Pat LaFontaine serves as an ambassador for NFP's Sports and Entertainment Group.
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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 http://www.dcunited.com and find us on social media @dcunited.
Josh Wozman, NFP, 415-381-6441, [email protected]