The Community Builders, Inc., has partnered with KaBoom! to build quality playgrounds in our communities. KaBoom! playgrounds offer a fun and safe outdoor space for our young residents and help advance TCB’s mission to build and sustain strong communities where people of all incomes can achieve their full potential. Tour the newest KaBOOM! playgrounds built by residents of The Community Builders, Inc., and neighborhood volunteers.

KaBOOM is a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America's children. Their mission is to create great playspaces through the participation and leadership of communities.

 

Plumley Village - Worcester, Mass.

With the support of KaBoom!, United Healthcare and the New England Patriots and TCB, volunteers built an amazing playground Sept. 11 at Plumley Village in Worcester, Mass. Players who volunteered their time included Rob Gronkowski, Zoltan Mesko, Nate Solder, Matthew Slater, Jermaine Cunningham, Tracy White, Sterling Moore and Alex Silvestro. NFL Hall of Famer and former Patriot great Andre Tippett also helped with the build and present an award to a teenage resident. Pictures of the event can be seen on our Facebook page.

 



Cascade Village - Akron, Ohio

More than 200 volunteers came together at Cascade Village to build a new community playground with the help of KaBoom! and the Knight Foundation. Preperation began Aug. 3, and construction was done the next afternoon. Pictures of the event can be seen on our Facebook page.

 


 

Oakwood Shores - Chicago

The Community Builders, Inc. joined with KaBOOM and Home Depot to build a new playground at TCB's Oakwood Shores community in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. More than 200 volunteers assisted in the playground's construction. Pictures of the event can be seen on our Facebook page.

Oakwood Shores is an award-winning HOPE VI development that replaces a former public housing site with over 700 new mixed-income family rental units, a new elemntary school, and comprehensive on-site resident services. KaBOOM is a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America's children. Their mission is to create great playspaces through the participation and leadership of communities.
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