Seventh Annual Get in the Game Event

  1. Updates

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US AT OUR

SEVENTH ANNUAL GET IN THE GAME!

We celebrated thousands of Michigan students having access to safe and healthy play everyday. We played everyone’s favorite games, celebrated with hundreds of passionate changemakers, and heard some inspiring moments.




Thank You To Our Sponsors:

MVP and Title Sponsor


 

Impact Sponsors


                                     

 


Game Changer Sponsors

 

Playmaker Sponsors


 Lindsay Rosenfeld, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Angela Rogensues & Joshua Foreman

 

Photo Booth Sponsor 



ABOUT GET IN THE GAME

Playworks Get in the Game is our fun and impactful signature fundraising event that transports guests from the event to the playground. Funds raised at the event will support the expanding efforts of Playworks to bring the power of play to every child in Michigan and beyond. For information about available participation opportunities, please contact  Angela Rogensues, at angela.rogensues@playworks.org.

ABOUT PLAYWORKS

Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s social, emotional and physical health. During the 2018-19 school year, Playworks will reach nearly 1.25 million students at 2,500 schools in 23 U.S. cities directly and through professional training services. We are changing the educational experience and school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Our vision is for 3.5 million kids in 7,000 elementary schools nationwide to experience safe and healthy play every day by 2020.

More Updates


May 27, 2020

Play At Home: Week of June 1, 2020 ›

Social-Emotional Skill of the Week: Social Awareness & Perspective Taking Perspective-taking is the ability to see a situation from the viewpoint of another person–understanding their feelings, intentions, thoughts, or view of a particular situation. Resources for the Week of June 1, 2020 Game of the Day Challenge Are you ready to #PlayAtHome? We are challenging…

May 20, 2020

Play At Home: Week of May 25, 2020 ›

Social-Emotional Skill of the Week: Social Awareness Social awareness is the ability to empathize with and understand the perspective of someone else, even though their background and culture might be different from yours. Resources for the Week of May 25, 2020 Game of the Day Challenge Are you ready to #PlayAtHome? We are challenging students…

Kids playing outdoors
Kids playing outdoors

May 15, 2020

How schools can approach recess in the 2020 school year ›

How can principals incorporate COVID-19 lessons into recess next school year? 1. Teach games that allow for physical distance. Educators can/should intentionally plan recesses that enable kids to play while meeting expectations for social or physical distance. 2. Prepare for virtual game facilitation. Kids can continue to have access to play during the school day…