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One World Play Project Encourages You to #PlayToGive This Holiday Season

Give Back to Others with Play, Sharing Your Holiday Spirit, Stories and Support with #PlayToGive

/EIN News/ -- BERKELEY, CALIF., Nov. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The holidays are a time for giving! But why do we find ourselves stuck on the couch or in long lines at the mall? This holiday season, One World Play Project is embracing the season of giving with play--and encouraging folks to #PlayToGive: giving the gift of play with any One World Play Project purchase, so children around the world can have new opportunities for play too.

"The holidays are a season for joy and giving, and play is truly a gift that keeps on giving," says Lisa Tarver, One World Play Project founder and chief giving officer. "Through the power of play, we can connect with one another and provide opportunities for children to experience the joy and learning that comes through play, even for those living in the most difficult circumstances."

#PlayToGive Others the Gift of Play

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At One World Play Project, we #PlayToGive time, laughs and good memories to our loved ones. We also play to share this joy with others by giving One World Futbols and play resources to children around the world in a variety of ways:

  • Buy One, Give One: With any One World Futbol purchase, you can help give One World Futbols to children in need through our Campaigns Program
  • Help Fund Play Projects: For any One World Play Project purchase, you have the option to fund various play projects to enable play opportunities for children around the world.
  • Start Your Own Campaign: From November 30 to December 30, 2015, all campaigns will automatically enter into a friendly competition. The campaign that raises the most One World Futbols during that time will receive $500 USD from One World Play Project for the organization of their choice as well as one item from our Play Shop. Start a campaign today, join the fun and earn cash for your favorite organization!

Join us as we play to give a little more this year, and tell us how you're doing the same using #PlayToGive on social media.

About One World Play Project

One World Play Project makes, sells and distributes products and services to enable play around the world, especially for those living in the harshest environments where play is nearly non-existent. The company is a B Corporation, harnessing the power of business for social good. Collaborating with sponsors, organizations and individuals, the company works to support, enable and expand the transformative power of play in all its forms—anywhere and everywhere. To date, One World Play Project has brought the power of play to more than 45 million youth in over 175 countries worldwide.

Official sponsors of One World Play Project include Chevrolet and MallforAfrica. Additionally, One World Play Project is a Global Champion of Designed to Move.

One World Play Project is headquartered in Berkeley, CA with regional offices in Asia, South America and Africa—and distribution centers in Fremont, CA and Voerde, Germany. For more information, visit oneworldplayproject.com or check out our community on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Andrew Magliulo
One World Play Project
pr@oneworldplayproject.com
(408) 996-0344

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CONTACT: Andrew Magliulo
         One World Play Project
         pr@oneworldplayproject.com
         (408) 996-0344
Distribution channels: Gifts, Games & Hobbies