Updates

March 22, 2019

Playworks Earned a 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency ›

Playworks just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. Plus, we’ve provided fresh…

February 13, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service ›

January 21, 2019—Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than a national holiday for Playworkers; it’s a call to action to get out and serve our communities in ways beyond our everyday mission. The Playworks Colorado team partnered with three different organizations across Denver to make an impact and honor the memory of Dr. Martin…

January 7, 2019

Purple Team Took Home the Win at Playworks Rock, Paper, Scissors Showdown! ›

Playworks supporters from far and wide gathered at Improper City on Wednesday evening for an epic tournament showdown of Rock, Paper, Scissors Relay. Six teams battled it out in true Playworks fashion for the opportunity to be crowned the 2018 Rock, Paper, Scissors Champion. Tournament players sported headbands, onesies, and glow sticks and flaunted their…

January 2, 2019

Playworks Named 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit ›

Playworks is proud to receive the 2018 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “Playworks is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support…

November 28, 2018

We Play Floor Hockey After-school on Tuesday Nights at 20 Partner Schools ›

For the last four years, a floor hockey league funded by the NHL in partnership with Kroenke Sports Charities has been a popular after-school opportunity for 4th and 5th graders in Playworks partner schools. Starting in mid-October, this eight week co-ed floor hockey league brings together 12 students to participate on a team, have fun,…

November 21, 2018

The Denver Broncos Proudly Support Youth Development ›

The Denver Broncos are committed to creating opportunities for kids to achieve their full potential. Playworks is proud to be a partner of the Denver Broncos and be recognized as one of six youth development focused nonprofits in the 2018-19 year. Together we can bring out the best in every kid!

November 20, 2018

Playworks Has Transformed Recess at Montview Elementary School ›

Moises Vazquez-Hernandez, a Metro State University student and anchor of Noticiero TVMET, joined us at Montview Elementary to interview a Junior Coach, recess support staff, a 4th grade teacher, and Playworkers. The elementary school partnered with Playworks this year after experiencing bullying and disengagement on the playground. Now students are more inclusive and respectful, enjoying…

October 29, 2018

The Denver Broncos Support Playworks to Make Impact at Local Schools ›

The Denver Broncos have been a partner of Playworks to bring play to four elementary schools in Denver. Greenwood Academy, McMeen Elementary, Montview Elementary and Maxwell Elementary are the four schools funded by the Broncos partnership and benefit greatly from their support. In October of the 2018-19 school year, Broncos players joined students at McMeen…

October 29, 2018

Office Staff Take on a Mountain Adventure for their Annual Retreat ›

For the second year in a row, the Playworks Colorado office staff went to a colleague’s cabin in southern Colorado for an annual retreat. All office staff came together to celebrate accomplishments, reflect and learn from each other, and strategize on how to expand our impact while continuing on a path of financial sustainability. This…