Stories and news of how KABOOM! transforms communities across the country
Old friends worked side-by-side, and at the end of the day, they joined the full team of volunteers to celebrate the completion of the brand new playground they'd helped build together.
Play More B'More creates playspaces that make it easier for kids to get the play they need in Baltimore. Through multi-sector partnerships, we are increasing access to play in some of Baltimore's most challenged neighborhoods.
When Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, KABOOM! launched Operation Playground. Through the program and in the following years, KABOOM! channeled more than $27.1 million and mobilized 43,791 volunteers into the Gulf Coast to build playgrounds and restore childhoods.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined KABOOM! and other service organizations to commemorate the 2014 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
In the aftermath of an EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, KABOOM! built 5 playgrounds and awarded two Imagination Playground™ sets.