August 21, 2008

"The Ultimate Life Guide for Young Urban Women" spotlights KaBOOM!

Aug. 19, 2008

There are moments in our lives when we are struck with an idea that will impact our community in a dynamic way - with no advance notice or warning. This is what happened to Darell Hammond. In August 1995, shortly after moving to Washington, D.C., 24-year-old Darell Hammond read a story in the Washington Post about two local children who suffocated while playing in an abandoned car because they didn't have anywhere else to play. Darell, who had previously helped build several playgrounds for other organizations, realized this tragedy could have been prevented. The passion was born, the idea was conceived. [More]

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