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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You Made Our Spring into Playtime a Success

So many of you joined us to celebrate, and you contributed almost $4,000 in support of the event. Altogether, you gave $10,000 during this year’s spring campaign.

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Volunteers of the Month for May

Playtime has introduced joy and laughter in our week, shown us the powerful resiliency of the children, changed our perceptions regarding people who are homeless, …

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The Impact of Playtime from a Mother’s Perspective

“Playtime was just amazing,” she said. “I don’t think people really realize that the kids suffer so bad [in the shelters]. We think of the parents, and we think of how to help the parents, but we have the little people there, and that’s our future.”

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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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