Updates

April 15, 2019

From Bland to BAM! Community Beautification ›

On April 6, 2019, in East Palo Alto, Ca, Playworks Silicon Valley and The Primary School community worked together to enhance the school’s playground in order to create a more safe, inclusive, and independent play space for their youngest students. The Primary School is serving students with a holistic approach starting at age three to…

April 3, 2019

Grown N’ Play for Oakland Community ›

On March 21 at Neyborly – Jack London, Playworks East Bay and RealTime Oakland teamed up for a first-time community event! Grown N’ Play was an evening of recess-inspired games and organic conversation that fostered authentic connection in the East Bay. RealTime Oakland is a collective of community collaborators who create social experiences that combine…

March 22, 2019

Playworks Earned a 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency ›

Playworks just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. Plus, we’ve provided fresh…

March 19, 2019

Playworks Students Get Fit While Celebrating Generation Thrive ›

Playworks students from San Lorenzo’s Bay Elementary and San Francisco’s Lakeshore Elementary traveled to the Rakuten Performance Center on March 11 for a special Get Fit program. This program, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente and the Golden State Warriors, educates Bay Area youth on the importance of healthy eating and active living. This one-of-a-kind program began with a panel consisting of…

March 15, 2019

Showing our Appreciation for AmeriCorps Members! ›

March 10–16 marked AmeriCorps Appreciation Week! AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs of which members commit their time to address critical community needs. We have 25 AmeriCorps members serving our school communities with Playworks Northern California. They are fundamental to our program, and we are grateful for their commitment to our mission. To…

February 20, 2019

Summer Corporate Kickball Tournaments ›

Playworks San Francisco and Playworks Silicon Valley are hosting their annual Corporate Kickball Tournaments this June! Corporate Kickball is an employee engagement event and fundraiser for Playworks Northern California that gets your team out of the office and onto the kickball field for team building, networking, and fun. Participating businesses spend an exciting afternoon seeking…

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 with 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…