October 23, 2009

KaBOOM! hits primetime! (NBC)

Parks and RecNBC's "Parks & Recreation" is a comedy starring Amy Poehler (from "Saturday Night Live") as Leslie Knope, a parks and recreation official who wants to build a new playground.

Of course, we've always known that if Leslie would just check out KaBOOM!, we could help her get that playground built. Turns out that producers at "Parks and Recreation" had the same idea, and decided to feature KaBOOM! on the show.

On this episode, which aired Oct. 22, 2009, Leslie and her team visited the nearby city of Eagleton and the KaBOOM! build taking place there. At first, Leslie is skeptical that a playground can actually be built in one day, but as she witnesses the transformation, she catches the KaBOOM! spirit and becomes even more determined to get her playground built. “Parks & Recreation” featured KaBOOM! in the episode as part of NBC’s participation in the Entertainment Industry Foundations (EIF) drive to feature volunteering across all networks called “iParticipate.” 

Thanks to NBC and the producers of “Parks & Recreation” for inviting us to be a part of the fun.  We hope you enjoy the episode, and we hope that you take a moment to check out the many ways you can get involved.

UPDATE: Read what our CEO has to say about the episode in the Huffington Post.

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