Powerful stories of how KABOOM! transforms communities across the country
By Ronda Jackson | May 11, 2020
Cities have ground to a halt, bringing to light a too often overlooked aspect of society: the infrastructure of childhood. Good schools, quality healthcare, nutritious food, and safe places to play are undeniably important.
By Lysa Ratliff | April 3, 2020
COVID-19 has layered new challenges on to youth already forced to navigate decades of structural disinvestment. Kids and teens are losing their social connections and the roadmap for their future.
By James Siegal | March 24, 2020
Playspaces are important to the health and wellness of kids, but everyone should heed the guidance to stay off of public playgrounds to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.
By KABOOM! | March 15, 2020
KABOOM! teamed up to build a very special playground with HGTV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Homes 4 Families.
By James Siegal | February 27, 2020
Why KABOOM! evolved in order to more boldly and clearly reflect our commitment to playspace equity.
By KABOOM! | April 17, 2019
Meet Ed Nora, a CarMax associate who recently volunteered to build a new playground at Smith Park in San Gabriel, CA — the same magical place where he played as a kid.
By KABOOM! | October 5, 2018
Chicago CRED, KABOOM!, Chicago Park District and the Chicago White Sox, alongside residents of the Pullman neighborhood, rolled up their sleeves to bring a safe place to play to some of the city’s most vulnerable kids.
By KABOOM! | October 4, 2018
Read two stories from the partnership between KABOOM! and Rebuild Texas Fund, depicting how we've helped kids in Southeast Texas communities heal and regain a sense of normalcy.
By KABOOM! | October 2, 2018
Since 2001, KABOOM! has brought more than $5 million dollars in resources to address the needs of Baltimore's kids. In June 2017, we built new partnerships to bring a new playground to Eager Park.
By KABOOM! | October 1, 2018
Play Everywhere reshapes city infrastructure to include kids and families – and play – and turns moments of frustration into moments of joy.