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11 January 5:10 pm

The clubs have had an incredibly busy week - a week that started off with Soccer Night in Newtown, an event that saw all MLS clubs coming together to support the community in Newtown. Read first-hand accounts from MLS players who attended the event and other impactful community stories in the highlights below.

Crew cap off 2012 with sucessful holiday outreach campaign

Union Ultras give over 400 kids a reason to smile

Capital Community News lauds D.C. United's Off the Pitch Work

Colorado's Wynne shows love of cats during visit to animal shelter

Seattle Sounders: Off to Tanzania

Stephen McCarthy changes number to honor Kirk Urso

Vancouver Whitecaps FC players attend Soccer Night in Newtown

Sounders FC players attend Newtown event

Marcus Tracy attends Soccer Night in Newtown

Participation in Newtown event a big blessing for Watson-Siriboe

NE Revolution Headline News: Newtown

LA Galaxy Open House

Galaxy's Garcia honored to participate in Soccer Night in Newtown

FC Dallas hosts Cocktails and Cleats 2013

D.C. United Video: Soccer Night in Newtown

Crew's Finlay humbled by experience in Newtown

Crew Soccer Foundation Honors Linden Student-Athlete Tremayne Tittle

Toronto FC: Soccer Night in Newtown

Montreal players assist in Newtown

Dynamo players participate in Soccer Night in Newtown

As it happened: Soccer Night in Newtown

MLS Community helps healing for 1500 at Soccer Night in Newtown

Group photo of soccer stars in Newtown

Bobby Warshaw writes about Newtown

Whitecaps FC bring smiles

Cascio to join other MLS and US stars at Soccer Night in Newtown

For more community news from around the League, visit the MLS W.O.R.K.S. news section.

07 December 5:18 pm

December is upon us and the clubs are already getting into the holiday spirit. Check out this week's highlights from the community.

New England's Simms, Barnes build gingerbread houses for charity

BBVA Compass Stadium earns LEED Silver Certification

D.C. United supports Capital Area Food Bank

Colorado Rapids continue final Movember push for donations

Toronto FC supports You Can Play

Toronto FC helps Camp Trillium

For more community news from around the League, visit the MLS W.O.R.K.S. news section.

30 November 10:01 pm

November comes to an end today, which also means it's the end of another successful Movember campaign.  MLS W.O.R.K.S. and MLS clubs have raised thousands of dollars to support men's cancer initiatives this month and we are thrilled with the support we have received from staff, clubs, players, supporters and partners.  Check out this week's highlights:

Caps wrap up Movember effort

Rapids mustaches mark successful Movember effort

FC Dallas pays tribute to Bobby Rhine

Los Angeles sports teams host toy drive

LA Galaxy and MLS W.O.R.K.S. host MLS Cup service project at Boys & Girls Club of Carson

LA Galaxy unveil detailed support of Boys & Girls Club of Carson

Montreal's Brovsky empowering women and youth through peaceful action

United for D.C.: DC Central Kitchen meal preparation

Montreal Impact collects soccer balls for needy families

Sounders FC: Four days left for Movember

Crew Holiday Season Community Efforts

For more community news from around the League, visit the MLS W.O.R.K.S. news section.

29 November 7:44 pm

 

MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the LA Galaxy Foundation brought LA Galaxy mascot, Cozmo, along with the MLS Cup trophy to visit with patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Cozmo visited with patients in the activity center where they were working on arts and crafts and playing board games and video games. Patients were able to take photos with the MLS Cup trophy and hang out with Cozmo for the afternoon.  Cozmo also stopped into a few rooms and gave all patients MLS Cup 2012 mini soccer balls and MLS Cup t-shirts, courtesy of MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the LA Galaxy Foundation.

View photos from the event here.

28 November 10:07 pm

MLS W.O.R.K.S., the LA Galaxy Foundation and AEG partnered on a multifaceted improvement project for the Boys & Girls Club of Carson on behalf of MLS Cup 2012. AEG President & CEO Tim Leiweke, MLS Commissioner Don Garber,  LA Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena, LA Galaxy VP Chris Klein and Galaxy captain Landon Donovan were on hand at the Boys & Girls Club of Carson to celebrate the start of a new partnership with the LA Galaxy and AEG - which includes a year-long sports program, a new LA Galaxy branded Sport Court and a donation of sports equipment - as well as to unveil a newly upgraded Learning Center. The Learning Center featured a mural by Code 4, new carpet, chairs, tables and bookshelves as well as new books, Panasonic TV and an Xbox 360 console, which was generously donated by Xbox.

Other LA Galaxy players in attendance were Edson Buddle, A.J. DeLaGarza, Todd Dunivant, Omar Gonzalez, Sean Franklin and Mike Magee who mingled with kids at the event and hosted a soccer clinic for the children of the Boys & Girls Club of Carson.

Check out more images from the event on the @MLSWORKS Twitter page.

23 November 2:58 pm

The MLS 2012 season comes to an end on Saturday, December 1st when the LA Galaxy take on the Houston Dynamo at The Home Depot Center. Don't forget to tune in at 1:30p PT/4:30p ET on EPSN/Telefutura/TSN.

The holiday season officially started this week and the clubs took time to give back in honor of Thanksgiving. Take a peek at some of the highlights:

 D.C. United help the Salvation Army prepare meals for Thanksgiving. Read more.

 Rapids join local pro teams to partner with United Way Colorado for TeamSmile and provide more than $100,000 worth of dental care for more than 200 underserved children. Read more.

LA Galaxy Foundations Feast photos

Whitecaps FC Movember update

FC Dallas host Bobby Rhine Invitational

United preps meals for Safeway Feast of Sharing

Kei Kamara hosts a fundraiser

Seitz makes save of a lifetime

Chris Seitz named MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year

D.C. United participates in charitable Thanksgiving meal preparation

Rapids join local pro teams to partner with United Way Colorado for TeamSmile

Crew takes part in Movember

For more community news from around the League, visit the MLS W.O.R.K.S. news section.

20 November 4:30 pm

FC Dallas Goalkeeper Chris Seitz Named MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year

Major League Soccer announced today that FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz was voted the 2012 MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year.

This past August, Seitz was contacted by DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow center, and told that he was a potential bone marrow donation match for a leukemia patient. Seitz, along with his then Real Salt Lake teammates, originally registered with DKMS to become bone marrow donors in 2009 as a gesture of support for teammate Andy Williams and his wife Marcia, who was battling a rare form of leukemia.

Seitz traveled to a DKMS participating hospital for further testing and was confirmed as the best possible match for the patient. Because timing is critical in the bone marrow donation process, Seitz committed to a September surgery in which doctors extracted bone marrow from his pelvic bone with a hollow needle inserted through small incisions. As a result, he missed the remainder of the MLS season.

Congratulations Chris!

Click here to read the full story.