Purple Playas Blog
August 11, 2020
Revenge of the Electric Cart is based on my childhood growing up with a mom with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). My mom was diagnosed when I was 6 years old. The specialist who diagnosed her said that she’d be wheelchair-bound within a year, but she fought that diagnosis with determination and humor. Finally, she found a good treatment when I was around 11.
July 14, 2020
These 3 amazing siblings created their very own fundraiser benefitting the Purple Playas Foundation!
June 16, 2020
The Purple Playas Foundation is proud to be co-funding a three-year pediatric rheumatology fellowship with the Arthritis Foundation at the University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital.
November 26, 2019
Holidays are a really busy time…but we ask you to pause for a moment, take a deep breath, and just imagine… Imagine the sound of kids […]
October 7, 2019
As children open the Purple Playas Coping Kit, SMILES full of JOY light up their faces! Our kits are a home run…bringing excitement to families, engaging […]
March 24, 2019
Heads up! The Purple Playas Foundation is going to be on Daytime! on Tuesday, March 26th at 10:00 a.m. on News Channel 8 (NBC/WFLA). Our CEO, […]
February 20, 2019
TWITTER CHAT! Join us on February 25th at 7:00 pm ET for a #ConditionConfident Twitter Chat From the outside, getting a diagnosis might seem like an […]
December 21, 2018
We are getting very excited about our first annual PPF GolfTournament on March 30th, 2019! It’s only three-and-a-half months away and things are revving up. Our committee […]
December 14, 2018
We are so excited you are joining us on this incredible journey! Our hope is to gift smiles to many children with chronic illness in “the […]