Updates

December 11, 2017

Amplifying our Impact with Community Shares Partnership ›

For the past four years, Playworks has partnered with Community Shares to connects Coloradans to the charities and causes they care most about. We are thrilled to be a part of an organization striving to connect Colorado givers to impact local nonprofits in our community. Through Community Shares, Coloradans have demonstrated that they care about…

November 21, 2017

Playworks Colorado is Childcare Tax Credit Eligible ›

Did you know that donations made to Playworks Colorado are now eligible for the Child Care Contribution Credit? Here’s what that means for you: an income tax credit of 50% of the donation may be claimed against your Colorado income taxes. Your donation will go to support students at schools like Eagleview Elementary. Principal Bianca D. Porter…

November 15, 2017

October Coach of the Month ›

Our October Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Kira (a.k.a. Coach K)! Coach K is a fourth-year program coordinator at Maxwell Elementary School in Denver who fully embraces the mission and values of Playworks. Coach K has made an amazing impact on her entire school community by encouraging safe and healthy play among…

October 12, 2017

Great Way to Celebrate Play ›

Hometown Huddle was on Monday Oct. 9 and it was our best one yet! Who showed? Over fourteen Boys & Girls Clubs from around the Denver Metro area, fourteen Broncos players, every Colorado Playworker, and of course, the power of play. The event was hosted at the very own Broncos practice field—UC Health Facility. Playworks…

October 10, 2017

Broncos and CarMax PlayDay Brings Excitement to the Playground  ›

Playworks, the Denver Broncos, and CarMax teamed up to create an inspiring day for play at Maxwell Elementary and Greenwood Academy. Denver Bronco wide receiver Demaryius Thomas jumped into recess alongside Denver Broncos cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot at Maxwell Elementary to create an active and exciting playground. Magic Tag was a recess favorite for…

October 10, 2017

Become a Playworks 10 for 10 Champion!  ›

As a 10 for 10 champion, your company is part of a group of rock stars leading the power of play for Colorado youth. Help us continue to create opportunities for children to be physically active and develop critical social and emotional skills through play during school. The 10 for 10 Champions of Play package…

October 10, 2017

September Coach of the Month ›

Our September Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Shellene (Coach S)! Coach S. is a first-year AmeriCorps program coordinator at Doull Elementary School in Denver, CO who fully embraces the mission and values of Playworks. Coach S. has already made a huge impact on her school community and has only been there for a…

August 31, 2017

Playworks Colorado Wraps an Impactful, High-Energy Summer ›

After finishing a successful school year, we carried the energy into the summer by holding events to get our community engaged in the power of play. In July, we were selected as the Nonprofit of the Month with a local Aurora brewery that prioritizes giving back: Two22 Brew. For every $10.00 raised, $2.22 supported Playworks. Thanks to our friends at Two22…

April 10, 2017

March Coach of the Month ›

Our March Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Nashiria (Nash)! Coach Nash is a first-year AmeriCorps program coordinator here in Denver, CO and is one of our AmeriCorps flexes. Nash was hired mid-year in January and has fully embraced the role of the flex position, learning many skills and stepping up to help organize…