We are asking for friends and families to help participate by donating on behalf of a Play-Well staff member that they know. Donations will go directly to our non-profit, Play-Well Outreach, which allows us to teach our Engineering with LEGO programs to under-served communities throughout the country. More information regarding Play-Well Outreach is listed below.
HOW DO PEOPLE DONATE?
Click on this link: http://www.formstack.com/forms/playwell-bowlwell
Mission: Provide interactive, educational engineering programs utilizing LEGO to under-served communities that would otherwise not have access to these types of classes.
Play-Well Outreach Programs
School Programs Hospital Programs Community Programs
Providing in-school programs that accomplish the following:
- Make the math and science students are learning in the classroom more relevant.
- Help answer some of the reasons why students should care about math and science.
- Have students become more familiar with the engineering field, and in turn, consider engineering as a future profession.
These programs are taught at lower-income schools at a subsidized rate or for free.
Recent Schools: Think College Now, Emerson Elementary, Baldwin Hills Elementary, Cuyama High School
Provide interactive classes for kids to do in their school room, as well as have instructors visit immune-suppressed kids in their room.
Recent Children’s Hospitals: Children’s Hospital of Oakland, Children’s Hospital of Denver
VIP (Veteran Interactive Play) Project
Patients participate in designing, building, and playing with machines out of LEGO.
Recent Hospital: Palo Alto VA Hospital
Provide Play-Well engineering classes to non-profit organizations, reservations and military bases.
Recent programs: Salvation Army, Eastside Arts Alliance