Play matters for all kids

Kids are missing out on the childhood they deserve. Play is disappearing at home, at school and in communities, particularly for the 14 million children living in poverty.

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Uniting to stop the violence

Uniting to stop the violence

KaBOOM!, Chicago CRED and the Chicago White Sox worked together to put kids first in the Pullman community and it all started when one man decided enough is enough and chose to make an effort toward bringing peace to his community.

Meet the community leaders making peace in Chicago

Kick-off 2019 with a head-start on your Build it with KaBOOM! application

Kick-off 2019 with a head-start on your Build it with KaBOOM! application

Applications submitted before our November 9 deadline will get early consideration for 2019 opportunities and additional support from KaBOOM! staff.

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KaBOOM! is
the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive

Play Everywhere

Play Everywhere

KaBOOM! creates and catalyzes great places to play. Cities need to be designed with opportunities to play everywhere.

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Help KaBOOM! change the course of kids lives by assisting communities in providing balanced and active play.



Opportunities to help communities take bold steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects.

Map of Play

Find great playgrounds near you!

The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the United States. Find a playspace near your location or add, rate and review your family's favorite places to play today!

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Our Partners

More than 275 companies have partnered with KaBOOM! to bring play to underserved children. As a result, our partners have engaged employees, empowered communities, built stronger brands and given kids the childhood they deserve.

Meet our Partners


Keurig Dr Pepper Let's Play

The CarMax Foundation

Foresters Financial

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Annie E Casey Foundation

Bezos Family Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation


Health Care Service Corporation

Kaiser Permanente

Rebuild Texas Form