Help Fund Our After-School Academics and Leadership Program

Sponsor Donations and Grant Funding is how we fund our Playmakers Character and Leadership Academy programs.

Playmaker Lil’ Pups, as the 4-6 grade students are called, read 30 minutes a day during their 4-day a week program.

Each campus has the potential to serve 20 students during one academic school year. Students in our program have shown improvement in their classroom behavior and participation, and most importantly, are showing acts of kindness and other upstanding character traits. With their newly found self-confidence, these kids are improving reading and comprehension skills and reducing their achievement gaps.

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Will you take the first step?

One donation can multiply into one more book, one more Coach. That begins to equal one more child improving their reading by two grade levels in one summer or academic semester. Multiply this effect by 20, and we are giving children a new perspective on the values of reading and learning by developing their self-esteem and character.

sacramento optimistsWill you help make a difference in the life of one child who is struggling academically and socially?

Sacramento Optimists and Rotarians have committed to supporting our mission.

You can learn more about our after-school literacy program here.

sacramento RotaryPlaymakers programs are having a lasting effect in the community. For each new school where we can add a program, 20+ under-served children will get an academic, core value and fitness boost every Tuesday-Friday during the school year. Our programs are carrying over into the summer months so valuable education gained is not lost.

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