Activating Empathy Through Play - Silicon Valley

by Playworks
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Activating Empathy Through Play - Silicon Valley
Activating Empathy Through Play - Silicon Valley
Activating Empathy Through Play - Silicon Valley

Project Report | Nov 17, 2016
Playworks Honored with Top-Nonprofit Award

By Beth Kimberly | Email Producer

Playworks is proud to be recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofits.

The people’s choice award among do-gooders, GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards empower volunteers, donors, and peopled served by nonprofits to share their stories and express their gratitude. GreatNonprofits compiles these reviews and gives out annual awards to nonprofits who have significantly inspired and impacted their communities.

At Playworks, we value this dialogue and celebrate the stories of partners and supporters who are joining the play movement, as one partner shared:

The first year we had Playworks at our school . . . we didn’t have our playground installed. Playworks was all we had for recess time. What I witnessed were kids being active, having fun and including others. . . I have seen the benefits of how PLAY does WORK when kids are taught problem solving skills and how to all play together.”

“We are honored to continue to be a part of this diverse community of top-rated organizations,” said Playworks Founder and CEO Jill Vialet. “As we continue to grow to fulfill our 2020 AIM, it is incredibly inspiring to see people sharing stories on GreatNonprofits of how our work touches the lives of our partners and supporters.”

We are humbled by this award and thank everyone whose support made this recognition possible.

Read our reviews and contribute your story!


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Location: Oakland, CA - USA
Project Leader:
O'Brien Patricia
Campbell , CA United States

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