Is that a space shuttle? No, it’s a pirate ship! Oh, wait, could it be a castle? It could be any one of these and more, as KaBOOM! makes its way to Wayside Altamira Academy (AMA), to help enhance outdoor play time, imagination and fun for pre-K to fifth grade students in Austin, Texas.
Playground gives kids a place to play and an opportunity to be kids
More than 200 volunteers, including T. Rowe Price associates, built a new playground at Gilmor Elementary School in West Baltimore.
The Gilmor project was one of three playgrounds raised in Baltimore, MD during the month of October as part of Play More B'More, an initiative spearheaded by KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve filled with play.
On Friday, October 16, more than 200 volunteers from JetBlue, The Pride Center, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Wilton Manors community in Fort Lauderdale, FL will join forces to help restore play for more than 4,500 local kids and families.
CITGO supports the KaBOOM! Operation Playground initiative to continue rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, New Orleans children are receiving a new playground in Eastshore Park as part of a donation from CITGO Petroleum Corporation to KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids. Nearly 100 volunteers from the New Orleans community and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) are gathering to construct this playground – taking part in equipment assembly, painting, carpentry, gardening and more – two days before the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Nearly 200 customers and crewmembers joined the city of Bellflower to build a new play space at Simms Park
August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue recently helped to breathe new life into a local play space in Bellflower, CA. Now that the paint has dried and the mulch has been placed, the airline welcomes Southern California residents to enjoy this updated playground located at Simms Park. On July 16, more than 200 of the airline’s customers and crewmembers joined Bellflower residents to restore the preexisting, decaying playground.
Healthy Cleveland Will Connect Key Children’s Wellness Programs; Kicks Off With Playground Build at Erie Square Apartments
New York, June 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced Healthy Cleveland, part of the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities initiative which aims to deliver a linked network of wellness, nutrition and play resources to children in underserved communities. Healthy Cleveland launched with the construction of a new playground at the Cleveland Housing Network’s Erie Square Apartments, where Morgan Stanley employees jo
Rome wasn't built in a day – but a new playground was! More than 200 volunteers from GSK and the community joined forces with KaBOOM! to give Philadelphia kids a new playground at North Light Community Center. Top-performing GSK employees earned the day to help build healthy communities outside their normal job.
Multi-city tour underscores value of quality family time in child’s success
WASHINGTON, D.C./BURBANK, CA., July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From coast to coast and points in between, the KaBOOM! Play Together Tour powered by Disney Parks will travel to six cities across America for fun-filled family play events that encourage meaningful connections between children and the influential adults in their lives.
Pool splash fights, campfire sing-alongs, cabin scary story time, nature hikes, new friends… summer camp is one of my favorite memories from when I was in school. But imagine if your camp didn’t have a playground.
-- New York's Hometown Airline ™ continues its longstanding partnership with KaBOOM! to create new playgrounds and safe play spaces for children --
NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announced a commitment to build three playgrounds in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Dozens of cities in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to rebuild. With essential infrastructure such as hospitals, schools and roads being the primary focus, playgrounds and play spaces take a lower priority. Following natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an emotional outlet for kids.