Come to the Benefit of Play Fundraiser Event

You’re invited to our Benefit of Play Fundraiser event on Oct. 11 to benefit our program expansion to two more overflow shelter hotels.

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Ready to Become a Volunteer?

Volunteer training will start up again in September, and we are in great need of new volunteers to join our growing organization.

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What Will You Miss About Playtime at D.C. General?

“Can I get the glue?” one preteen asked excitedly when told she could take anything she wanted from the playroom at D.C. General Family Shelter. She pointed at the big jug of Elmer’s glue.

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Volunteer of the Month for August

Rebecca “Becca” Eastwood shows genuine interest in learning strategies to work with the children we serve, by asking questions and trying various methods to connect with them.

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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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