Help Save Play
Host a Book Party
It’s time to party in the name of play! Help us celebrate the release of KaBOOM! by gathering your neighbors, family, and friends. This book will increase the national conversation about the Play Deficit and how it is harming our children, and will inspire readers across the country to take action. The more people who read the book, and join our movement, the closer we get to ensuring that there is a safe place to play within walking distance of every child in America.
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Spread the Word
Too many see play as a luxury, rather than a necessity that ensures healthy social, intellectual, emotional, and physical development for kids. KaBOOM! represents a critical opportunity to grab the spotlight and take the movement to save play to the next level. You can help us shine the light! Here are a few 90-second actions you can take today.
Copy and paste this text into your Facebook status:
Do your kids play enough? Most children don’t, and they are suffering the consequences. This book tells the inspiring story of a man who grew up in a group home with his seven brothers and sisters and went on to found KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit to save play for America’s children. I’ve already pre-ordered my copy; all proceeds benefit KaBOOM! http://kaboom.org/book
Post this text to your Twitter account:
There is a Play Deficit and it’s harming our children. Join me, @DarellHammond & @kaboom to #saveplay: http://kaboom.org/book
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Send this email to 10 of the most playful people you know:
Your playful spirit has always inspired me. That’s why I thought of you when I learned about this book, KaBOOM!: A Movement to Save Play.
Darell Hammond, CEO and Founder of the national nonprofit KaBOOM!, tells the story of his childhood in a group home with his seven brothers and sisters and the journey that led him to build one of the most successful nonprofits in our nation’s history.
Did you know there’s a Play Deficit in our country? Research shows that lack of play is producing profound physical, intellectual, social and emotional problems for our children. Darell Hammond and KaBOOM! are building a movement to save play, and I invite you to join! You can learn more at: http://kaboom.org/book.
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