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KaBOOM!

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to the bold goal of ensuring that all children, particularly the 16 million American children living in poverty, get the active play they need to become healthy and successful adults. KaBOOM! has been a powerful champion for play since its founding in 1996, working with partners to build, improve, and open more than 15,000 playgrounds, engage more than 1,000,000 volunteers and serve more than 6,600,000 children. KaBOOM! creates and catalyzes great places to play; inspires, empowers and leads play advocates; and elevates the societal conversation about the importance of play in children’s lives. For more information, visit kaboom.org/act.

    KaBOOM! Evolves Leadership Team Image

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    11-19-14

    KaBOOM! Evolves Leadership Team

    KaBOOM! CEO and Founder Darell Hammond today announced changes in the KaBOOM! leadership team to better support the organization’s strategic extension and key priorities. KaBOOM! is the national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get the balanced and active play they need ...

    KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Newark Kids a Healthy Start with Play Image

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    06-27-14

    KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Newark Kids a Healthy Start with Play

    Children in the city of Newark will now have the opportunity to get a healthy start to a balanced and active childhood filled with play they need to thrive, thanks in part to a brand new community playground at Babyland Family Services. In less than eight hours, more than 200 resident volunteers ...

    KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Oakland Kids a Healthy Start with Play Image

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    06-20-14

    KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Oakland Kids a Healthy Start with Play

    Children in the city of Oakland will now have the opportunity to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive, thanks in part to a brand new community playground at Burkhalter Park. In less than eight hours, more than 200 resident volunteers from the city of Oakland, KaBOOM! and Morgan St...

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    05-13-14

    Growing a Movement for Playability in Cities

    Today, KaBOOM!, in partnership with the Humana Foundation, announces 212 cities and towns across the United States as 2014 Playful City USA honorees.
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    04-23-14

    Foresters Reaffirms Commitment to Family Well-being

    Foresters, an international financial services provider, today announced that it renewed its partnership with national non-profit KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting play, to build 25 new playgrounds across North America by the end of 2015. The new playgrounds will enhance the well-be...

    KaBOOM! and WWE® Team Up to Build Playground in New Orleans during WrestleMania® Week Image

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    02-05-14

    KaBOOM! and WWE® Team Up to Build Playground in New Orleans during WrestleMania® Week

    KaBOOM!, the national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all children get the balance of active play they need to become healthy and successful adults, and WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced a partnership to build a playground in New Orleans during WrestleMania® Week.

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    12-04-13

    KaBOOM! Welcomes New Vice President, Corporate Partnerships

    National non-profit KaBOOM!, a leader in giving all kids the childhood they deserve by bringing play to those who need it most, is pleased to announce that Mike Albers has been named Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, effective December 2, 2013.

    “Our corporate partners are critical to...

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    11-25-13

    KaBOOM! and Imagine Toys Introduce Go Out and Play Collection

    November 25, 2013 – Just in time for the holiday season, national non-profit KaBOOM!, a leader in giving all kids the childhood they deserve, partnered with  imagine toys, a specialty toy retailer, to introduce  a new collection  toys designed to keep kids physically active while challenging thei...

    KaBOOM! and Mattel Announce New Partnership to Raise Awareness of the Importance of Active Play for All Children Image

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    10-01-13

    KaBOOM! and Mattel Announce New Partnership to Raise Awareness of the Importance of Active Play for All Children

    KaBOOM!, the national non-profit organization bringing play to children who need it most, and Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT), the world’s largest toy company, announced a new partnership last week to build the understanding of the critical need for active play in the lives of all children. To launch the pa...

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    09-19-13

    Cities Champion the Cause of Play

    For the first time, municipal and thought leaders around the country will gather to chart a path to ensuring all children get the play they need to thrive. Play is critical to the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and creative development of children. But play is disappearing in homes, schoo...

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