Updates

January 30, 2019

What’s Your Playsolution? ›

The Playworks San Francisco Advisory Board organized an amazing networking event on January 23. Hosted at Salesforce, Playsolution 2019 was an evening to bring young professionals together, raise awareness about Playworks, and inspire guests to get more involved in the play movement! Guests were welcomed by drinks and appetizers with time to connect with one…

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Throughout the Bay Area ›

On July 21, Playworks Northern California made it a day ON, not a day OFF. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday a national day of service. It was an honor to celebrate the day through service to our local communities. With three teams across the Bay Area, we were able…

January 2, 2019

Playworks Named 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit ›

Playworks is proud to receive the 2018 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “Playworks is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support…

December 19, 2018

Foundation Support Thanks to Community Call for Action ›

Playworks East Bay has received a grant from Chamberlin Family Foundation through the Foundation’s first ever community nominated grantmaking process. The Chamberlin Family Foundation focuses its grantmaking in public schools, teachers & leaders, and community advocacy to help every student in West Contra Costa have access to an excellent education. For the first time, the…

December 12, 2018

NBA Champions Celebrate Playworks ›

Through the #Hoops4Kids program, the Golden State Warriors donate $500 per made 3-point shot during the regular season to local organizations that work to improve opportunities and outcomes for kids. Playworks Northern California is honored to be one of those chosen organizations. On November 26th our partnership was highlighted at Oracle Arena. The special evening…

December 4, 2018

Junior Coaches at Salesforce! ›

On November 14, 2018 at Salesforce West in San Francisco, we hosted a brand new learning experience for professionals and elementary school students alike. We brought together Playworks Junior Coaches, the Salesforce User Experience team, and a host of guests for deep discussion, fun games, and a career panel focused on the importance of diversity,…

October 25, 2018

Empowering Bay Area Girls and Relationships that Matter ›

On October 6 students from West Contra Costa and Oakland School Districts came together to practice basketball fundamentals at the Playworks East Bay Girls Basketball Jamboree. Stations focused on developing the defensive stance, free throw form, dribbling technique, and so much more! These Jamborees served as a kickoff event for our Girls Basketball League. Throughout…

October 18, 2018

Playworks Brings Families Together ›

On October 6, 2018, Playworks Northern California hosted our First Family Fun Run for Recess. The event was led by our Silicon Valley team and fostered families coming together in play and celebration. Moms, dads, kids and other family members had a super fun time jumping, running, and dodging through obstacles along the Fun Run like…

June 20, 2018

Warriors NBA Champions and Playworks ›

Golden State Warriors and Playworks have had a long-standing relationship thru our partnership with Kaiser Permanente and the GetFit program. Kaiser Permanente, Playworks and the Golden State Warriors have teamed up to educate Bay Area youth on the importance of healthy eating and active living. The program serves to reinforce healthy behavior and provide youth with the…