Juan Orbe Wins Sounders FC Humanitarian Award

Juan Orbe, a current Twins Junior Academy player, was the recipient of the 2017 Seattle Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year Award. Along with the other recipients, Juan and his family were invited to the Sounders FC game vs. Colorado Avalanche this past Saturday, October 21 in Seattle, WA. All award winners were recognized on the field before the game began.


2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award winners:

  • Sounders FC: Jordan Morris
  • Sounders FC 2: Sam Rogers
  • Sounders FC Academy: Gabe Threadgold
  • Youth Partner Club (Age 13-18): Emily Piette
  • Youth Partner Club (Age 8-12): Juan Orbe


About the Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year Award:

To further Sounders FC strategic pillar to lead, serve and invest in the community, Sounders FC awards select players and youth as “Humanitarians of the Year.” These individuals have achieved the following:


Volunteer and make a tangible impact in their community

Display Sounder’s FC valued attributes of ambition, innovation and collaboration

Show outstanding dedication to charitable efforts and serving the community

Are active member of Sounders FC, Sounders FC 2, Sounders FC Academy or Sounders FC Youth Partner Clubs


More information can be found on Sounders FC website.

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