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Fredy Montero named MLS Humanitarian for March

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SEATTLE - AUGUST 08:  Fredy Montero #17 of the Seattle Sounders FC heads the ball against the Houston Dynamo on August 8 2010 at Qwest Field in Seattle Washington. The Sounders defeated the Dynamo 2-0. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE - AUGUST 08: Fredy Montero #17 of the Seattle Sounders FC heads the ball against the Houston Dynamo on August 8 2010 at Qwest Field in Seattle Washington. The Sounders defeated the Dynamo 2-0. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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The league announced today that Seattle Sounders' Fredy Montero was named MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Month in March for his work in the offseason raising money to help the flood victims in his native Colombia. Not honored, but equally deserving, are all of you who donated.

He's the second consecutive Sounder to win the award after James Riley won it in October for his efforts against breast cancer. Seattle's Sanna Nyassi also won the first award last season (in April) for his work in the league's Nothing but Nets anti-malaria initiative. So the Sounders have made up 3 of the last 8 honorees. And while it's not a competition, it shows that being a Seattle Sounder is about more than just soccer. This is a community as much as it is a team.

If you want to continue to help the Sounders reach their charitable goals, you can attend tomorrow's match versus Colorado, the proceeds of which go to the team's community partners.