Get in the Game 2019


October 03, 2019


The Beacon

One Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

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5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us alongside business and community leaders in honoring:

Game Changer Award

Detroit Lions


Recess Superhero

Miles Killebrew

Educator of the Year

Amy Modica


Let’s celebrate safe and healthy play, which thousands of Michigan students have access to every day. Play your favorite games with hundreds of passionate changemakers on this exciting night of inspiration.

The evening’s activities will start at 5:30 p.m. on October 3, 2019 and include a combination of popular recess games, dinner and cocktails, a silent auction, and inspiring stories.

Tickets for purchase are no longer available.  We look forward to seeing you at our GiG event.

Our Sponsors

Title Sponsors

 MVP Sponsors


Impact Sponsors



Game Changer



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


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.