Four Square and Fine Dining

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Playworks' own Bill Vanark, Ellen Goodman, and Emma Rapp brought old school recess to San Francisco's culinary elite on April 29th.  At Share Our Strength's annual Taste of the Nation fundraising event in the Clubhouse at AT&T Park, we had party-goers reliving their youth on the four-square court.  Proceeds from the event went to support Playworks' programming in low-income elementary schools across San Francisco.  Featured chefs and wine sellers included Dominique Crenn of Luce, Jen Biesty of Scala’s Bistro, Hoss Zare of Zare at Fly Trap, and Elizabeth Falkner of Citizen Cake.

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July 19, 2021

Warriors Community Foundation and Salesforce sponsor Playworks video ›

Playworks is delighted to share this video showcasing our continued partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation and Salesforce during the 2020-21 school year! We are grateful for our highlighted partners, Catholic Charities Maureen & Craig Sullivan Youth Services in San Francisco and Manzanita Community School in Oakland. Playworks has delivered safe and healthy play to…

March 25, 2021

Top 6 Games to Play Physically Distant with No Equipment ›

As more and more schools transition back to in-person learning, we know educators are looking for games that are physically-distant and don’t require equipment. The need for play is more important than ever due to the isolation that our kids have endured during COVID-19. Play encourages creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and other critical social skills. We’ve…

March 12, 2021

Playworks: One Year Later ›

One year ago… All of our partner schools closed their buildings and our work serving kids in schools risked coming to a halt. We knew our mission had to continue. We remained committed to providing opportunities for joy and connection through play for kids in a COVID safe way, regardless if their school was virtual,…