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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Help More Children Have a Successful Back-to-School Start

With your support, we hope to offer around 300 children in our programs the encouragement and support they need for a successful start to the school year in August.

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Volunteer of the Month for July

I am so grateful for Playtime! It has been a positive experience for me. It is a great reminder to have fun and that the smallest things can make the biggest difference.

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Closing the Summer Swimsuit Gap

While many of the children live in overflow shelter hotels, the swimming pools we associate with vacationing at a hotel are not open to the families living in these converted emergency shelters.

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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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