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Haiti: Day 5

By Julie Rearick

The ribbon-cutting is today at 10:00 am, but we left at our normal time of 7 a.m., so we could decorate the playground with balloons and ribbons.  Families stood …

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Haiti: Day 4

By Julie Rearick

We left the hotel at our usual time of 7:00 a.m. knowing we had two things to get done today: anchor the playground and haul gravel for surfacing.  We …

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Haiti: Day 3

By Julie Rearick

Today was a day of significant accomplishments, with the team digging more than 50 holes.

We mixed and poured concrete assembly-style like my good friends at KaBOOM!  Our playground …

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First Days in Haiti

Day one:  The only way to describe my first day in Carrefour is pure disbelief.    From the moment I stepped off the plane, everything changed.  The airport was chaotic and it …

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Bringing the Benefits of Play to Carrefour, Haiti

HAITIM1 300x228 Bringing the Benefits of Play to Carrefour, Haiti As I pack my things for my trip to Carrefour, Haiti, I realize this is not going to be a typical tropical getaway filled with swimming and naps on the beach.  Today, …

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Playworld Systems Helps KaBOOM! Celebrate Major Milestone

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It’s not every day that one gets the chance to see our nation’s first lady in person.  Playworld Systems’ chairman Dale Miller did just that last week as he, along with hundreds …

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I Bought a Copy Did You?

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Last week, Darell Hammond, CEO of KaBOOM! released his much anticipated book: KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play. I got my copy on Thursday and had it finished …

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How Safe is Too Safe?

girl on monkey bars 198x300 How Safe is Too Safe?This week is National Playground Safety Week (NPSW), a time designated by the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) to focus on children’s outdoor play environments and pledge to use good judgment …

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