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MetLife Foundation and KaBOOM! Partner to Build Their 17th Playground

MetLife Foundation's $2.1 million commitment to KaBOOM! provides children in low-income communities a safe place to play
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MetLife Foundation has been a long-time supporter of KaBOOM!, a national non-profit that envisions and enables a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Recently, on Saturday, September 7 MetLife employees, community members and KaBOOM! built their 17th playground. The playground, part of Morristown Neighborhood House, will now serve more than 90 children ages 2-6 years every day. Below is a short and heartfelt speech from a MetLife volunteer on the impact that KaBOOM! has had on him and his associates.

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MetLife Foundation has been a long-time supporter of KaBOOM!, a national non-profit that envisions and enables a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Recently, on Saturday, September 7 MetLife employees, community members and KaBOOM! built their 17th playground. The playground, part of Morristown Neighborhood House, will now serve more than 90 children ages 2-6 years every day. Below is a short and heartfelt speech from a MetLife volunteer on the impact that KaBOOM! has had on him and his associates.

JetBlue Airways and KaBOOM! Build the First-Ever Playground for K.C. Wright Leadership Academy and the Children of Tamarac, FL

The airline partners with K.C. Wright Leadership Academy, organizers from KaBOOM!, Florida Panthers and local residents to build a new playground in just one day
Press Release

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today is proud to announce a partnership with Kathleen C. (KC) Wright Leadership Academy and KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to saving play. The kid friendly airline has partnered with KaBOOM! to build the first-ever playground at  K.C. Wright Leadership Academy located in Tamarac, FL, further highlighting the airline's commitment to Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding community.  K.C.

JetBlue Launches Online Charity Auction; FSG Creates New Shared Value Initiative for CGI; Sappi Fine Paper Nominated for Awards - CSR Minute for October 1, 2012

Press Release

JetBlue’s annual Bid for Good online charitable auction is now underway, Customers can bid on JetBlue Getaways vacation packages, exclusive access to VIP sporting events, signed memorabilia, and other one-of-a-kind experiences. This year’s proceeds will benefit KaBOOM!, a non-profit that sets up playgrounds for children, and PBS KIDS. The auction will continue through October 18th.

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