New KaBOOM! playground at HPNC!

KaBOOM! in partnership with The Kraft Foods Foundation granted hpnc a playground and we invite community volunteers to help us build it!
It’s going to take 200 people to assemble the made-to-order recreational space.

Can’t commit your time? Make a gift to help us reach our goal of $15,000.
Click on the DONATE NOW button to the right and select “Playground Project” from the drop down menu.

Design Day – SUCCESS!
We need your ideas to design the playground of our dreams: a true community playground for all HPNC families to share.  Will there be a butterfly garden, tree house, climbing wall or a quiet bench?

You tell us.

Site Prep Day – SUCCESS!

Saturday, September 17, 2011
We’ll be clearing the site to make room for our new equipment, infant play area, and updated garden space.

Build Prep Days

Friday, September 30, 2011 – FULL!
Saturday, October 1, 2011 – FULL!

Individuals/Groups of up to 15 volunteers

Construction related tasks – hammering, sawing, & preparing the site to make installation go smoothly


Build Day

Monday, October 3, 2011

Individuals/Groups of up to 100 volunteers – FULL!

Come join in the fun, final stage of installing our dream playground!
Music by Your Night Productions and food to go along with a day of hard work.
Families welcome.


What are you waiting for?

Sign Up Here

Click the above link to visit hpnc Volunteer Page
Questions? E-mail Monika Burchfield, Director of Development.

About KaBOOM!

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to saving play. Children today spend less time playing outdoors than any previous generation, a fact that is having disastrous consequences on their health, achievement levels, and overall well-being. To fight this Play Deficit, social entrepreneur Darell Hammond founded non-profit KaBOOM! in 1996 in Washington, D.C. with a vision of creating a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Since then, KaBOOM! has mapped over 85,000 places to play, built more than 2,000 playgrounds, and successfully advocated for play policies in hundreds of cities across the country. KaBOOM! also provides communities with online tools to self-organize and take action to support play on both a local and national level.

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