Posts Tagged ‘playground build’

June 22nd, 2013

Playground “Design Day” in Broad Channel

We’re continuing our pledge to Rebuild New York following Hurricane Sandy with our next playground build in partnership with KaBOOM!. Taking place on August 17, our customers, crewmembers and neighbors will help build a playground at Broad Channel Athletic Club in Queens, NY. Since Hurricane Sandy, children in the area have not had a safe […]

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May 21st, 2013

Images: KaBOOM! Playground Build in Long Beach, NY

Thanks to the 200 volunteers who joined us this weekend for the Magnolia Park Rebuild. With your help, we built a playground in six hours and brought back play to the kids of Long Beach! As New York’s Hometown Airline we are committed to rebuilding post-Hurricane Sandy, and will build two more playgrounds this year. Learn […]

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May 10th, 2013

Building Playgrounds in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Did you know that only one-in-five children lives within walking distance of a park or playground? Following Hurricane Sandy, that number has increased in impacted areas. In the aftermath of natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an emotional outlet for children. In an effort to support […]

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November 16th, 2012

First-Ever Playground Build in Tamarac, Florida!

We’re proud to announce a partnership with K.C.  Wright Leadership Academy and KaBOOM! to build a playground on the school’s premises further highlighting the airline’s commitment to Ft. Lauderdale and the surrounding community.  JetBlue and KaBOOM! joined forces with the Florida Panthers and their fans to build the first-ever playground at  K.C. Wright Leadership Academy […]

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August 26th, 2012

Oakland KaBOOM! Build A Success!

More than 300 volunteers from as far as England came to help build our 15th playground with our partners at KaMOOM! and a dozen other playground structures for the students of Oakland’s Community School for Creative Education. Everyone pitched in to build, organize and clean. The KaBOOM! team had organization and logistics down to a […]

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August 18th, 2012

Building Our 15th Playground With KaBOOM!

We’re proud to announce a partnership with the Community School for Creative Education and KaBOOM! to build our next playground in Oakland, CA today. We’ve worked with our long-standing partner KaBOOM! over the last seven years to build playgrounds for children across our network. The playground location was determined in February by our customers who […]

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August 8th, 2012

Help From Some Small Experts for Our 15th Playground Build

We teamed up with our long-time partners Kaboom! and children from Oakland’s Community School for Creative Education for “design day” on our first Bay Area playground build, which will be later this month.  Our team, composed of crewmembers from our Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose stations, joined the important and fun first step […]

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June 21st, 2012

14th Playground Build in Partnership with KaBOOM! A Success!

Despite the heat, throngs of volunteers turned out yesterday to build a playground at Costa Park in Revere, Massachusetts. The venture was a team effort with our partners at KaBOOM! as well as The Neighborhood Developers and the City of Revere to build our 14th playground. This is our fourth playground build in Boston and […]

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February 21st, 2012

KaBOOM! Playground Build In Long Beach A Success!

Our first playground build of 2012 took place in Long Beach, California last week Thursday was a great success! More than 200 volunteers, including our Long Beach crewmembers and our community partners at KaBOOM! and elsewhere joined forces to build local kids a safe place to play in just one day! Check out the below […]

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February 16th, 2012

Life is A Long Beach (So Why Not Build a Park?)

We’re teaming up with long-time partner KaBOOM! to build our 12th playground in 12 years today at the Fairfield Family Branch YMCA in Long Beach, Calif. The playground build began with a kickoff ceremony at 8:30 a.m. PT and the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held when the playground is completed at 2:30 p.m. A great […]

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