February 09, 2009

Work Now, Play Later

Here's a great writeup from the Tampa Tribune on a recent KaBOOM! build that featured NFL stars.

Tampa Tribune
Feb. 4, 2009

EAST TAMPA - The support was almost overwhelming. The end product was a playground for East Tampa children.

About 500 volunteers and seven National Football League players pitched in last week to install swings, a jungle gym, benches, planters and art outside the King's Kids Christian Academy, 3301 N. 22nd Ave.

The estimated value of donations, playground equipment and labor was about $50,000. "The academy would not have been able to do this without bringing this project to the community," said Toni Watts, chief executive officer of Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa.

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