Powerful stories of how KABOOM! transforms communities across the country
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.
By James Siegal | September 30, 2018
When given the choice, most kids would rather play outside. Increasing outdoor play for kids isn't a question of desire, its a question of priorities, resources, public will and equity.
By KABOOM! | September 29, 2018
Powered by KABOOM! and Target, the Play Everywhere Tour traveled to Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Miami to bring kids and families together for a fun-filled day of play.
By KABOOM! | September 28, 2018
Since she was elected as a city council member in 2015, Cara Spencer has been working to make her neighborhood, Gravois Park, a safer place for her son and for all who live there.
By KABOOM! | September 27, 2018
Local residents from Congress Heights in Washington D.C. joined KABOOM! to build the 3,000th playground in KABOOM! history — an amazing day as partners from across the country, families in the community and the entire KABOOM! staff came together to build this milestone playground.
By KABOOM! | September 26, 2018
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.
By KABOOM! | September 25, 2018
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.
By KABOOM! | September 24, 2018
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.
By KABOOM! | September 23, 2018
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined KABOOM! and other service organizations to commemorate the 2014 National Day of Service and Remembrance.