Playworks is proud to be a recipient of the 2015 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.
“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2015 Nonprofit,” says Jill Vialet, Playworks’ CEO and Founder, “The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Playworks received — reviews written by our schools, supporters, and parents.” One principal wrote,
“We brought Playworks to our school 4 years ago to help our students gain the critical social skills that they must have in order to lead successful, happy lives. We were doing a great job with the academics but…I was seeing 4-6 students per day in the office because of playground conflict and poor decisions. That adds up to many kids missing instruction and at times being suspended.
Since the FIRST day Playworks arrived on our campus, referrals to the office and suspensions have nearly disappeared! …Our district leadership took notice of the results and we have adopted Playworks as part of our district-wide program. Our time on learning has climbed and our referrals have plummeted all across our district.”
While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, Playworks was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, Playworks has been added to GreatNonprofits’ #GivingTuesday Guide, an interactive guide to top nonprofits throughout the year. Look for this near the holidays.
“Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “People with direct experience with Playworks have voted that the organization is making a real difference.”
Thank you to everyone whose support made this recognition possible.