Updates

October 21, 2015

Phoenix Police play at Loma Linda School ›

  Phoenix police recently played soccer, jump rope, and football with students at Loma Linda School as part of a partnership between Playworks, the Phoenix police department, and Loma Linda…

September 12, 2015

Playworks Arizona is a finalist for this year’s Sterling Awards ›

As the Chamber’s marquee event, the Sterling Awards embody the spirit of our organization by celebrating the people and companies that make our community a great place to live, work…

August 26, 2015

Yelp Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Playworks Arizona ›

Playworks Arizona has received a $100,000 grant from the Yelp Foundation, one of several grants totaling $1.2 million allocated by the Foundation in 2015. Of many nonprofits considered for recognition,…

March 16, 2015

Arizona Porsche Club Visits Playworks for Recess ›

On Friday, March 6, 2015, members from the Arizona Region Porsche Club of America visited students at Brunson-Lee Elementary, a local Playworks school in Phoenix. Seven club members attended this…

March 3, 2015

AmeriCorps Coach Tayo ›

  Playworks soccer season had begun and once again I found myself surrounded by the hyper and enthusiastic spirits of the young girls from Brunson Lee. Each one of their…

December 17, 2014

Why We Play ›

Playworks is the leading nonprofit leveraging the power of play to support and improve children's physical and emotional health. Focusing on recess, Playworks programs provide an opportunity for every student…

September 26, 2014

Phoenix Suns’ Week of Service Day at Playworks Arizona ›

Playworks kids at Loma Linda Elementary in Phoenix were delighted to have the Phoenix Suns Gorilla and more than 25 other members of the Suns staff share recess time with…

September 3, 2014

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee grant benefits 13,500 Playworks students ›

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, in partnership with UnitedHeathcare, recently delivered a special treat to a Valley nonprofit. Hundreds of students at Loma Linda Elementary School in Phoenix cheered as…