Playworks Metro Boston Run For Recess Marathon Team FUNdraiser

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Playworks Metro Boston has been chosen as one of six new official charities of the 2011 Boston Athletic Association Marathon. We have filled a team of 15 runners dedicated not only to finishing the 115th Boston Marathon but also fundraising to help keep Playworks operating in schools throughout the Metro Boston area, affecting the lives of over 10,000 kids.

The Playworks Metro Boston Run For Recess Marathon team held a FUNdraiser on Friday, Jan 21, from 5:30-8:30pm. The event was held at The Pour House in Back Bay for complimentary appetizers, drinks galore, and featured a stellar silent auction, and an opportunity to support safe and healthy play in low-income schools

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August 1, 2022

2021-22 Year End Report ›

After two years of isolation and adapted schooling, our students and staff spent a full year together in school buildings. We continued innovating to meet the needs of students, schools, and partners. Our return to in-person events was filled with joy, and throughout it all, bringing the healing power of play to students across New…

parent playing with kids outside
parent playing with kids outside

July 21, 2022

Games to play at home this summer ›

Are you looking for games to play at home using only things found around your house? Look no further! In case you haven’t heard – school’s out for summer! With long stretches of hot days still to come, you might be looking forward to playing some new games with your family or people in your…

coach writing letter
coach writing letter

June 22, 2022

Playworks AmeriCorps Coaches’ end of year reflections ›

Being an AmeriCorps Coach at Playworks is no small feat. Throughout the year, you are asked to complete 1,700 hours of service. Weekend service projects are common, you recruit and coach students for a basketball extravaganza, and you’re encouraged to spend a lot of time reflecting on why you chose to do a year of…