Things You May Not Know About Play It Forward

Some of the best things about Play It Forward in any top 10 list:   How many schools does Play It Forward support each year? Last year we were able to support 7 schools. This year, we’re hoping for 8! What does “kids helping kids” mean? Play It Forward is an organization for kids, run…

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Come Run With Us!

Be a part of making PE possible for more underserved schools. Register now in Play It Forward’s first annual 5k run/walk.  Early bird registration is open now through mid-May and it’s only $30. When:   Saturday, June 20th, 8:15 am Where:   Woodley Park Why:   Because Fitness and Generosity are Good for the Heart!…

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A Year of Thanks!

        2014 was a great year for Play It Forward and all the schools we support.  The students who attend the schools Play It Forward supports have sent us some wonderful letters. We appreciate all of our supporters that make the grants Play It Forward gives to schools possible.  As you can…

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Gridley Avenue Elementary Enjoys Their New Equipment

What a great afternoon it was for all the kids at Gridley Avenue Elementary in San Fernando.  The Play It Forward youth advisors were met on the school yard by more than 200 students eager to play with their new equipment.  Basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, hula hoops and jump ropes brought smiles to all.

Play It Forward partners with beatbike!

Join us on Sunday, June 8th at 1pm for this fun, high-energy class!  Start your summer fitness off right, knowing that 100% of the ticket price supports Play It Forward. Class price for this special charity ride – $30.  We need your help to make it a sell out. *10 riders supports 2 classes *50…

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Buckley School plays it forward.

Luke has done it again!  With the support of his fellow students, this incredible 8-year old student has coordinated an equipment drive, collecting almost 300 pieces of equipment, enough to significantly impact the physical education program of a local middle school.  Teaching us, once again, that not matter how old you are, you’re never to…

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6 Schools Awarded Play It Forward Grants

Play It Forward is proud to announce six new grants for the 2014-2015. The following schools will receive support to underwrite their physical education programs for the upcoming school year: Gridley Street Elementary – San Fernando, CA Haddon Avenue Elementary – Pacoima, CA Lawrence Middle School – Chatsworth, CA Porter Ranch Community School – Porter Ranch,…

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900 Kids Have PE Equipment for the Year!

The kids sure were excited when they saw all the equipment for them to use during PE, recess and lunch.   Play It Forward started it’s 2014-2015 gifts off with a bang.  Returning to the school that inspired the program, Haddon Avenue Elementary, Emily took some of her youth advisors to make the delivery.  As…

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Play It Forward gets the word out

Last Saturday night was a great night for Play It Forward.  We had our first cocktail party fundraiser and it was packed.  Thanks to some very generous benefactors, the evening was totally underwritten so that all the funds raised can go directly to supporting underserved schools.  Not only did we hit our goal and raise…

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Emily Eisner on ABC

Did you see me.  I just had a great interview with Danny Ramero of ABC7.  He made my Cool Kid conversation so easy, talking on camera was just like any other conversation.  I appreciate all ABC did in honoring me and to get the word out about Play It Forward.  If you want to watch…

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