Powerful stories of how KABOOM! transforms communities across the country
From our CEO: Playspaces are critically important playspaces are to the health and wellness of kids, but everyone should heed the guidance of public health officials and the orders of state and local governments to stay off of public playgrounds to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.
From our CEO: How we evolved the KABOOM! brand to more boldly and clearly reflect our commitment to playspace equity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Play Everywhere reshapes city infrastructure to include kids and families – and play – and turns moments of frustration into moments of joy.
From our CEO: 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.
As part of a broader Hurricane Harvey recovery effort, KABOOM! and UnitedHealthcare teamed up with the South Houston Elementary community to rebuild the school's playground.
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.
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.
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.