Morgan Stanley Announces Creation of Innovative Play Spaces for Children in 14 Cities With KaBOOM!
Morgan Stanley today announced the creation of 14 new play spaces for children through a Morgan Stanley Foundation grant to KaBOOM! and the hands-on efforts of hundreds of its employees throughout the U.S. this year.
With our partners and volunteers we will be building two physical playgrounds in Boston and Atlanta and providing creative play grants in 12 cities to provide local nonprofits an Imagination Playground or Rigamjig, which allow for year-round actvitiy in areas with limited space or inclement weather.
Launching in Indianapolis, IN; San Diego, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Dallas, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; and Miami, FL, unstructured, child-directed play has proven to help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually, yet today’s kids have less time and fewer opportunities to play than any previous generation….