Volunteer of the Month for October

With less than a year as a Play Ranger, Becca Altmeyer is already making a huge impact on the children we serve at Turning Point Center for Women and Children.

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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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Reflections of a Summer Intern

I was pleased to get a chance to be the communications intern with Playtime, and felt fortunate to have the chance to learn about the issue of homelessness and to meet families like Erica’s.

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Volunteer Turns Loss into Giving Back

Though Rachel Renée Russell has never been homeless, she knows what it’s like to lose everything. Having to start over instilled a passion to do what she can to help children and families struggling to make it.

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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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