Updates

March 20, 2019

Playworks on the 910AM Superstation’s “The Nolan Finley Show” ›

Playworks appeared on 910AM Superstation’s “The Nolan Finley Show” to discuss Jamboree and generated print coverage in the Dearborn Press & Guide on event festivities and participants.

March 20, 2019

Playworks and WWJ Newsradio collaborate for National Women and Girls in Sports Week ›

Coinciding with National Women and Girls in Sports Week, WWJ Newsradio 950’s “Making the Grade” highlighted our girls basketball league and annual “Jamboree” event on February 9th, underscoring the importance of sports in teaching success skills for life.

March 20, 2019

Playworks in the News ›

Keeping our kids active during school breaks is vital to everyone’s health and well-being.   We recently appeared on both the Fox-2 and Channel 4 morning shows to demonstrate games for anytime and anyplace, even indoors!

March 8, 2019

Tomorrow’s Leaders at Play Today ›

As the harsh weather leaves many of us bundled up inside, I’ve recently been able to reflect on some of my favorite written works on topics near and dear, including Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff’s “How to Play Our Way to a Better Democracy.” First appearing in The New York Times last September, the piece…

January 30, 2019

Hoops—There it is! Playing for Success ›

Everyone knows that living a healthy, active lifestyle has countless health benefits—physical and mental. Yet, as a society, we appear to be getting less and less healthy, with nearly 40% of adults in America clinically obese and 160 million Americans overweight. This, in turn, can lead to low self-esteem and depression. Even more alarming are…

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…

December 6, 2018

My Cause, My Cleats: Miles Killebrew ›

Playworks Michigan wants to give a double whoosh clap to Detroit Lions player, Miles Killebrew. Miles chose Playworks Michigan to be the beneficiaries of My Cause, My Cleats, a fundraiser where NFL players proudly show off the charity of their choice on their cleats during Week 13 of the season. Additionally, Playworks Michigan will receive $10 for…

November 19, 2018

Get In The Game 2018 ›

Playworks Michigan is sending a HUGE thank you to all who attended and helped make this year’s Get in the Game the most profitable and most attended one yet! We would especially like to thank all of our sponsors and donors for helping us achieve this success! Funds raised will help Playworks bring safe and healthy…

November 5, 2018

Seventh Annual Get in the Game Event ›

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  …