Playworks National: Powering Play Across America Improve Outcomes for Pacific NW Kids through Play Improve Outcomes for Pacific NW Kids through Play Activating Empathy Through Play - Silicon Valley


Org #4944
Vetted since 2010
year founded
raised on GlobalGiving
years fundraising
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars


To improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. We improve school climates, rescue recess and help regain lost teaching time.

Project Leaders
Elizabeth Cushing, Michael Chae, Asia Wisecarver, Edith Hong, Kerryann Tomlinson, Joe Martinez, Jo Yocum, Michelle Serrano, Tami Horton, Taylor Timms, Phil Leung, Nikki Duff, Ivy Olesh, Jennette Classen, Kyle DeRoos, Satoshi Steimetz, Beth Eisen
Organization Information
380 Washington St
Oakland, CA 94607
United States
(503) 928-8686
Organization Information
380 Washington St
Oakland, CA 94607
United States
(503) 928-8686

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Playworks Report

By Kate Schaffer | Director of National Grants

For 23 years Playworks has helped kids thrive at school. We have demonstrated the transformative power of play for developing important life skills, creating positive school environments, and... Read the full report ›

Let's Play Rugby!

By Christina Souto | Marketing, Communications, and Events Manager

In partnership with Play Rugby USA, Playworks Silicon Valley hosted a flurry of Rugby Jamborees throughout the South Bay Area. For many children, this was their first time playing Rugby and... Read the full report ›

Dedication to our School Communities

By Chloe Karafelis | Silicon Valley Engagement Specialist

Each Spring, our AmeriCorps coaches hold an event focused on addressing a need in their school community. They work with their principal and other school staff to identify the need, and then... Read the full report ›
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