Oh yes, you too can help give these kids the playground they deserve. Whether it's money, time, prayers, or by simply spreading the word about this worthy cause.


Come and meet us and find out more about what is currently happening with the playground. Also listed are fundraising events, organized by or on behalf of Parents For Joy. There are so many ways to donate and help Parents For Joy reach our goal so we can build this very special playground. To contact us regarding events, email

Parents For Joy

paving the way so all kids can play!

Shop at Gatherings Thrift Store at 5660 El Camino Real in Atascadero and they will donate a portion of the proceeds to our playground. Follow the link for store hours: 

Atascadero State Hospital's

Golf Tournament

September 15, 2018

Avila Beach Golf Course

*We need golfers & sponsors

*More info coming soon!

Heart to Heart Real Estate will be happy to sell your home or help you buy a new one, AND, give a portion of their commission to PfJ. follow the link for information.

Tuesday's in the Park BBQ

When: June 19th 5pm - 7pm

Where: Atascadero Lake Park

If you’d like to purchase tickets, email or stop by Glenn's Repair at

5025 El Camino Real in Atascadero.

If you want to write a check, please make it out to UCP-PHP and in the memo put “JOY Playground”

Please help make this a great fundraising event for the JOY Playground project! 


Ticket Prices:

$14 Adults (11 to 59 years old)

$12 Adults (60 + years old)

$10 Children (10 & under)

BBQ Info:

Chicken or Top Block Sirloin, Salad/dressing, Beans, Garlic Bread, and a drink.

A&W Root Beer Floats and a baked goods available for an additional cost.


​These are just some of our past fundraisers. Thank you everyone for the support!


K Jons Diamonds & Gems in Atascadero will donate $25 from each ear piercing to Parents For Joy and the

JOY Playground project!!

Ongoing Fundraisers: