Race to Reduce Bullying Connected the Community

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On Saturday, October 20, Playworks New York/New Jersey hosted the Race to Reduce Bullying 5k at Branch Brook Park. This family-friendly fundraiser included music, games, giveaways, and activities.

The community-building event brought out an enthusiastic crowd who enjoyed an opportunity to get active and support Playworks’ efforts to ensure that every kid is included on the playground and has the chance to build valuable social and emotional skills. Thanks to all who helped make this event a huge success!   #RealPlayersDontBully

  

 

 

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