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.

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