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The NY Mets and The Child Center of NY to Build a Playground in Far Rockaway with KaBOOM!

Dix Avenue Apartments, Far Rockaway

Dix Ave. Apartments in Far Rockaway, the site of the new playground

There’s something really exciting in the works in Far Rockaway, Queens. On Thursday, May 30, 200 community volunteers from The New York Mets Foundation, the Workforce Housing Group, and The Child Center of NY will join forces with KaBOOM! — a national non-profit dedicated to building playgrounds for all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America — to transform an empty site at the Dix Avenue Apartments into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just SIX HOURS. Continue reading

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