Playtime Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy

We are extremely proud and honored to be accepted into the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s 2019-20 class as one of the best local nonprofits!

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Doubling the Dosage at Quality Inn

Starting this week, we’re thrilled to be doubling the dosage of play at the Quality Inn overflow shelter and welcoming our new Preteen Program Manager!

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Volunteer of the Month for June

Playtime has shown me firsthand the power of play but also how the social determinants of health, homelessness being one of them, can impact other facets of life.

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Swipe Right to Give the Gift of Play

Giving the gift of play is in your hands—literally! A new iPhone app has made supporting Playtime a lot easier.

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What We Do

We believe that play is a human right that all children deserve, regardless of housing status. We seek to help create a city that provides every opportunity for all children to succeed by …

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Benefits of Play

Children are often left to manage the trauma of homelessness on their own, and consequently, a disproportionate number of children in shelters suffer from emotional, behavioral, and learning problems. A recent …

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Ways to Give

There are plenty ways to  get involved from volunteering to donating goods or money to gifting your birthday for play …

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