CHICAGO, IL - July 19, 2010: 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.
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. For further information on KaBOOM, visit their website at http://kaboom.org/.