Sounders FC to applaud club’s free arm, Rave Foundation, during Wednesday’s match

July 19, 2017 - Soccer Balls

SEATTLE, WASH. – Following a mangle from joining play, Sounders FC earnings to MLS movement tomorrow dusk as it hosts D.C. United on a Xbox Pitch during CenturyLink Field (7:30 p.m. PT / Q13 FOX, KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, El Rey 1360 AM). Presented by adidas, Wednesday’s pre and in-match festivities are designed to celebrate RAVE Foundation, a club’s free arm.

Starting during 5:00 p.m. PT, fans can stop by The NINETY to perspective a team’s prize box and other equipment while enjoying a splash from Shawn O’Donnell’s splash garden, or a special-edition “RAVE Green” cucumber-agave margarita, with a apportionment of splash deduction benefiting RAVE Foundation.

At a Mar to a Match in Occidental Park, Matchday Insider horde Jason Rantz is set to acquire Sounders FC alums Roger Levesque and Zach Scott to a theatre for a QA during 6:00 p.m. PT. Both Levesque and Scott, in further to their supernatural personification careers with Seattle, now offer on a RAVE Foundation board. Following a QA, immature fans have a possibility to play futsal with both bar legends from 6:30-7:15 p.m. PT in a stadium’s Northeast Plaza, where a RAVE Octagon will be placed.

Throughout a match, fans have some singular ways to support RAVE’s goal of regulating soccer as a car to commission and enthuse while strengthening a Seattle community. At any indicate in a game, fans can present to a foundation’s One Ball program – that aims to yield high-quality soccer balls to underserved children – by promulgation a singular content message. Texting ONEBALL to 20222 provides a elementary $10 concession to RAVE, ensuring that a classification can continue lenient children to be inclusive, healthy, protected and active with their really possess soccer balls.

On a margin during halftime, a ambience of a One Ball module is on display, as scarcely 100 children comparison by internal village centers take to a representation to accept RAVE soccer balls presented by Levesque, Scott and members of Alliance Council.

In further to giving around text, RAVE is also hosting a live matchday auction to lift supports for a endeavors. Most equipment are to be displayed in Soccer Celebration before to a match, though fans can perspective a full inventory of offerings at www.Sounders.Gesture.com. A far-reaching accumulation of both equipment and personal practice are being offered, from match-worn and autographed attire – including a club’s one-of-a-kind adidas Parley kits ragged opposite a LA Galaxy in Apr –  to a possibility to play a turn of feet golf with Roger Levesque, have a post-match meet-and-greet with Stefan Frei, spend a final 20 mins of a compare on a pitch, and many other sparkling options.

Fans are means to bid around a website above or regulating their dungeon phones by texting SOUNDERS to 52182, that provides users entrance to a equipment and behest interface. This allows all Sounders FC fans – either during a compare or gripping adult with a group elsewhere – a possibility to bid. The auction closes during a finish of halftime.

In further to all RAVE elements during Wednesday’s match, Sounders FC is also charity fans a approach to keep an eye on a swell a U.S. Men’s National Team as it competes in a 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Stars and Stripes – whose register includes Seattle forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris – are set to face El Salvador in a tournament’s Quarterfinal Round on Wednesday dusk in a 6:00 p.m. PT kickoff. The videoboards during CenturyLink Field are scheduled to uncover a initial half of a compare and, during a time that Sounders FC-specific programming takes over, televisions located via a track will continue personification a USMNT action.

After a 1-1 pull in an general accessible opposite Bundesliga bar Eintracht Frankfurt on Jul 8, a Rave Green lapse to joining play opposite D.C. United, followed closely by a second home compare 4 days after opposite a San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, Jul 23 (7:30 p.m. PT / JOEtv, Univision-Seattle, ROOT SPORTS, KIRO Radio 97.3, El Rey 1360 AM).

 

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