Our Charities of Choice
PlayCore is committed to supporting charitable institutions that contribute to the health and vibrancy of the communities where we live, work, and play, and our people are passionate about giving back and making a difference. We do this through direct financial contributions and through the donation of time by our dedicated employees. PlayCore and its employees show a commitment to our mission and values, improving their communities by volunteering and supporting PlayCore’s charities of choice through our Employee Giving Program and a very active volunteer program. We are proud to support the following charities.
Chambliss Center for Children
For more than 145 years the Chambliss Center for Children (CCC) has helped serve children through a variety of programs, including 24/7 day care services for families in need, a residential care program, and transitional living for teens aging out of systematic care. In total, Chambliss Center for Children cares for over 650 children every day throughout the city. Through their programs and locations they serve one goal - caring for children and strengthening families. PlayCore is a long time supporter children, families, and of CCC, and we have helped their mission by creating innovative play spaces at the center, by volunteering in a variety of fund raising capacities, and by serving on the Board of Directors.
To learn more, visit chamblisscenter.com.
Chattanooga Community Kitchen
The Chattanooga Community Kitchen is a freestanding social service agency focused on meeting needs that lessen the poverty and despair among the homeless in the city of Chattanooga. PlayCore shares their compassion and drive to serve the physical, social and spiritual needs of the underserved people of our community and are proud to support them in their work and mission.
To learn more, visit community-kitchen.org.
Creative Discovery Museum
The mission of the Creative Discovery Museum of Chattanooga is to inspire all children to explore, innovate, create and play. They are a leader in effectively sparking children's passions for learning through hands-on experiences, and serve as a vital educational resource collaborating with community partners across our region. As a company that understands the importance of creativity, play, and exploration in childhood development, we support them in this mission through advocacy, employee giving events, serving on their Board of Directors, and other initiatives designed to support the discovery of creativity and innovation among children and families.
To learn more, visit cdmfun.org.
Ronald McDonald House
Since 1990, Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC® of Greater Chattanooga) has been helping children with illnesses and injuries cope better by keeping families close™ through the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room. They provide a home like environment for families to stay while children are in the hospital. PlayCore provides support to RMHC of Chattanooga by volunteering at the House and through charitable giving programs to help them in the mission to serve families cope with life threatening illness.
To learn more, visit rmhchattanooga.com.
Siskin Children's Institute
Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Siskin Children's Institute achieves its mission through education, pediatric healthcare services, home & community-based programs and outreach services in the field of developmental disabilities. As a company that is extremely passionate about ensuring inclusion in all things for people of all abilities, we support the Siskin Children’s Center in a variety of charitable ways.
To learn more, visit siskin.org.
United Way of Greater Chattanooga
The United Way of Greater Chattanooga serves as a central hub for of community change, bridging the gap between people and resources, and helping people connect their passion to purpose. They ignite social change through education, family stability, and community support. Through an annual giving campaign, we are proud to help them in their mission to build a better Chattanooga.
To learn more, visit unitedwaycha.org.