In 1995, when two Washington, D.C., children suffocated in an abandoned car because they had no safe place to play, many in the community and media pointed fingers. One outraged resident decided to pour his energies instead into building a playground for the children in that neighborhood. His name was Darell Hammond, and he mobilized a corps of local volunteers to join him in that effort.
A year later, Hammond would officially launch KaBOOM!, the D.C.-based playground-building nonprofit. Since that tim....
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Great article! I love the energy and the community engagement that KaBOOM builds bring to an area.