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|Description||This New York Times bestseller is a powerfully moving story of a man from humble beginnings, who identified a tragic problem and figured out how to address it on a national scale.KaBoom chronicles Darell Hammond's amazing journey from a childhood spent living in a group home in Illiis to becoming the founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, one of the most successful nprofit organizations in the United States. KaBOOM! has raised almost $200 million, directly built 1,743 playgrounds with a million volunteers, and has touched the lives of countless children and families. More than just a memoir, KaBoom is a call to action that will inspire readers by challenging them to rethink traditional tions of community and social change.|
|Author Biography||DARELL HAMMOND is the founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, an innovative nonprofit based in Washington, DC, that brings volunteers and community members together to build playgrounds for children across the country. Founded out of Hammond's apartment in 1996, KaBOOM! has raised $200 million, rallied a million volunteers, led the hands-on construction of 2,000 playgrounds, and inspired a movement for the child's right to play. Darell and his wife, Kate, reside in Washington, DC.|
|Date of Publication||18/09/2012|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||189866662|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Foreword by||Stuart L Brown|
|Format Details||Trade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound|
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