DIRECTV, KaBOOM! & Atlanta Volunteers Build a Playground!

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DIRECTV, KaBOOM! & Atlanta Volunteers Build a Playground!

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 10:05am

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On April 16, 2012, more than 800 DIRECTV and Atlanta community volunteers gave back by building a 10,000-square-foot playground for 1,700 kids at Nesbit Elementary School with nonprofit partner KaBOOM! This was DIRECTV's second playground built with KaBOOM!, and it set the record for the largest playground in our nonprofit partner's history.

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