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Jun 23, 2020, 09:00 ET KABOOM! Issues Guidance for Safe and Equitable Playground Reopening

Today, KABOOM!, the national nonprofit working to end playspace inequity for good, announced new, actionable guidance for safe playground reopening....


Feb 18, 2020, 08:00 ET The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Explore How Play Helps Kids Develop 21st Century Skills

The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! released an independent research study providing new data describing the engineering-related, physical and social...


Dec 02, 2019, 09:05 ET KaBOOM! and William Penn Foundation Announce New Play Everywhere Philly Competition to Spark Learning Through Play

Today, KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit that works to ensure every child has equitable access to quality, imaginative playspaces, joined the William...


Nov 08, 2019, 08:00 ET The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Announce Future Innovators Program

The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! are partnering to launch the Future Innovators Program, addressing the need for early development of 21st century...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:05 ET KaBOOM! and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Announce New Play Everywhere Challenge Winners to Create Unique Playspaces for Kids

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, and the Built to...


May 13, 2019, 09:08 ET Baltimore's Brooklyn Neighborhood Leads Community Change With Partners in an Effort to Create More Equitable Play Opportunities for Local Kids

Brooklyn community members are partnering with KaBOOM!, the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund (BCYF) funded by the City of Baltimore, Under Armour and...


Apr 08, 2019, 09:30 ET The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Celebrate Month of the Military Child with Nationwide Effort to Bring More Play to Kids

Longtime national partners The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! are providing six life-size creative play sets to community organizations that serve...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:03 ET KaBOOM! and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Renew Partnership to Bring Play to More Communities in Need

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, renewed a...


Dec 05, 2018, 09:08 ET KaBOOM! and The CarMax Foundation Announce $4.4 Million Partnership Renewal to Bring Innovative Play to 170,000 More Kids by 2021

The CarMax Foundation announces today the renewal of its partnership with KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to giving ALL kids...


Nov 26, 2018, 10:54 ET KaBOOM! Welcomes New Vice President of Talent, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, announced that...


Nov 20, 2018, 09:08 ET KaBOOM!, Keurig Dr Pepper and Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Winners of Let's Play Everywhere Challenge to Create More Play Opportunities for Kids

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, Keurig Dr Pepper...


Nov 07, 2018, 15:00 ET KaBOOM! Selects Landscape Structures as its "Partner in Play" to Increase Play Opportunities for All Kids

Today, KaBOOM! announced Landscape Structures as its next "Partner in Play," with a three-year partnership set to begin on January 1, 2019. The...


May 15, 2018, 12:46 ET KaBOOM! y el Rebuild Texas Fund se asocian para brindar oportunidades de juego a niños en 35 comunidades del sureste de Texas afectadas por el huracán Harvey

Hoy, KaBOOM!, la organización nacional sin fines de lucro dedicada a brindar a todos los niños la infancia que merecen a través de lugares geniales y ...


May 15, 2018, 11:57 ET KaBOOM! and the Rebuild Texas Fund Launch Partnership to Provide Play Opportunities for Kids Across 35 Communities in Southeast Texas Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, and the Rebuild...


Apr 09, 2018, 09:09 ET The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Celebrate Month of the Military Child with Nationwide Effort to Bring More Play to Kids

Longtime national partners KaBOOM! and The CarMax Foundation are building a community playground and providing ten life-size creative play sets to...


Mar 15, 2018, 10:00 ET KaBOOM! releases Play Everywhere "Playbook" on Designing Equitable Cities for ALL Kids

Today, KaBOOM! released a groundbreaking, comprehensive guidebook for helping cities and communities improve kids' lives through implementing Play...


Mar 05, 2018, 11:22 ET KaBOOM! and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Kick-off the Play Everywhere Challenge to Build More Equitable, Kid-Friendly Communities

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, kicked off the...


Nov 21, 2017, 08:08 ET KaBOOM! Leading National Effort to Ensure Kids in Communities Impacted by Disasters have PLAYces to Play

As many communities continue relief and recovery efforts after devastating destruction caused by the recent hurricanes and wildfires, KaBOOM! is...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:08 ET Dr Pepper Snapple Group, KaBOOM! and the City of Los Angeles Mayor's Office Announce Let's Play Everywhere LA Grantees to Create Unique Play Opportunities in Everyday Spaces

Today, Let's Play (an initiative by Dr Pepper Snapple Group), KaBOOM! and the City of Los Angeles Mayor's Office announced the winners of Let's Play...


Jul 24, 2017, 09:08 ET Target and KaBOOM! Launch Four-City Play Everywhere Challenge to Increase Active Play for Kids

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, and Target...


Jun 20, 2017, 09:59 ET KaBOOM! Announces New Board Members and Board Leadership Appointments

KaBOOM! – the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play – today announced...


Jun 02, 2017, 11:17 ET Dr Pepper Snapple, City of Los Angeles and KaBOOM! Launch Let's Play Everywhere LA to Encourage More Play Opportunities for All Kids

This week, Let's Play (an initiative by Dr Pepper Snapple), KaBOOM! and the City of Los Angeles' Mayor's Office launched Let's Play Everywhere LA, a...


Apr 25, 2017, 14:11 ET The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Celebrate Month of the Military Child with Nationwide Effort to Bring More Play to Kids

Longtime national partners KaBOOM! (@kaboom) and The CarMax Foundation (@carmax) are building a community playground and providing ten life-size...


Jun 08, 2016, 08:33 ET KaBOOM! and The CarMax Foundation Bring Play to Baltimore Youth with Play More B'More Program

Today, KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve filled with play, kicks off the second year of its Play...


Jun 17, 2015, 11:53 ET Gensler, Annie E. Casey, City Leaders Join KaBOOM! in Support of Playability

Representatives from Gensler and select city leaders join national non-profit KaBOOM! today for an exclusive event in support of Playability. Made...