Darell HammondDARELL HAMMOND is the founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, an innovative nonprofit based in
Washington, DC, that is saving play by ensuring there is a great place to play within walking
distance of every child in America. Founded out of Hammond's apartment in 1996, KaBOOM!
has raised $200 million, rallied a million volunteers, led the hands-on construction of
2,000 playgrounds, and inspired a movement for the child's right to play. Darell and his wife, Kate,
reside in Washington, DC.