July 31, 2017

Wisconsin 2016-2017 Foundation End of Year Report ›

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July 24, 2017

Milwaukee Bucks Foundation Gives $1 Million to 15 Community Groups ›

Playworks Wisconsin is excited to be one of 15 organizations receiving a portion of the Milwaukee Bucks $1 million dollar contribution to Milwaukee. Playworks will receive $15,000 dollars for three years…

June 15, 2017

Hadfield Prinicipal is Recognized for Putting Fun Back in Recess ›

Al Busch, principal of Hadfield Elementary School, has been named the nation’s most valuable principal by the group Playworks after he helped to make recess safer. Read the full story…

June 14, 2017

Bucks Hosts 350 Playworks Junior Coaches From 22 Schools for Playworks’ Leadership Conference ›

After a year of participating in the Playworks Junior Coach Leadership Program, 350 fourth- and fifth-graders from 22 Milwaukee Public Schools and Waukesha Public Schools gathered at the BMO Harris…

April 18, 2017

Celebrating our Volunteers! ›

This year, Playworks Wisconsin has been lucky to have over 50 volunteers in counting! April 24–April 28 is National Volunteer Week. Volunteers play a very important role in the success of our programming.…

March 20, 2017

Playworks Wisconsin Girls Basketball 2017! ›

Studies show that if a child does not play a team sport by the age of ten, chances are they never will during their educational career. Many students lack the…

March 20, 2017

Mequon-Thiensville School District Partners with Playworks ›

Playworks leads to less conflict, more cooperation, parent involvement, and smiling faces to Wilson Elementary School.

February 24, 2017

Celebrating our Amazing AmeriCorps Coaches ›

Every year, Playworks Wisconsin partners with AmeriCorps to hire energetic and service-minded people. This partnership allows us to expand our reach and serve more schools. This year, AmeriCorps Week is from March 4 through…

February 10, 2017

Meet our New Board Member ›

“I was already aware of the good work of Playworks in MPS schools, but as I learned more about the research and the significant impact Playworks programming has on children’s…