Volunteer of the Month for August

The opportunity to positively influence the lives of children is inspirational and gratifying. If the program added an additional evening, I would gladly be there.

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Child Philanthropists Know the Importance of Play

“I feel a lot better about helping the community because I’m not only helping kids have better childhood experiences, but I’m also making the world a better place.”

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Donor Support Brings Fun Summer Field Trips

Monthly field trips are an important part of Playtime’s curriculum. And this summer we’ve had some great trips for the children and youth in all our programs.

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Become a Sponsor and Help Bring Play to More Children Experiencing Homelessness

As a sponsor, your gift will benefit program expansion efforts to reach more children and families experiencing homelessness in the D.C. area.

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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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