A new playground for Napier Academy & School 28, Paterson, NJ

A new playground for Napier Academy & School 28, Paterson, NJ

The community was brimming with energy on Saturday, October 14, 2017, as more than 100 volunteers joined together to build a new Alexandra’s Playground. This new playground supports the more than 900 preK -8 students in the schools, and provides a much needed safe play space for this densely populated community. We appreciate the efforts of all who helped make this playground a reality. Sending a big thank you to all who continue to...

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A fall playground for Napier Academy and School 28, Paterson, NJ

A fall playground for Napier Academy and School 28, Paterson, NJ

This fall the more than 900 students at Napier Academy and School 28 will share an expansive new playground. The students in this low-income urban environment are excited to have a safe place to climb, spin, and slide. Definitely lots of sliding with 3 new slides on their way! On October 14th, with the help of volunteers, we will transform their asphalt lot into a place to build new memories. Their new Kompan playground is designed for ages...

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Summer fun at NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program at Mullaly Park, Bronx

Summer fun at NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program at Mullaly Park, Bronx

Hundreds of NYC kids are enjoying the Gift of Play this summer through our continued support of NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program at Mullaly Park (adjacent to Yankee Stadium, Bronx). The same wonderful Kids In Motion Playground Associate is back this summer, 5 days a week, to lead the kids in active play including organized sports, fitness, jumbo games, and more. The blue Imagination Playground blocks that we donated are a huge hit...

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A new playground for School 26, Paterson, NJ

A new playground for School 26, Paterson, NJ

The community was brimming with energy on Saturday, June 3, 2017, as more than 125 volunteers joined together to build a new Alexandra’s Playground for School 26. This new playground will support the more than 570 K-8 students in the school, and provide a much needed safe play space for this densely populated community. The efforts of so many people went into making this playground a reality, from the early planning to the day of the...

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A spring playground for PS26 in Paterson, NJ

A spring playground for PS26 in Paterson, NJ

We are thrilled to share the design for our next playground, to be built at PS 26 in Paterson, NJ. On June 3rd with the help of many volunteers, we will transform their asphalt lot into this beautiful Kompan playground where the kids can climb, spin, slide, and explore. At this K-8 school of 570 students, where they all receive free or reduced lunch, the students and faculty can’t wait to have a playground outside their doors. And the...

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Team Alex runs the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Team Alex runs the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Congratulations to our amazing Team Alex runners for completing the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. They joined nearly 20,000 other runners to take on the surprisingly sunny streets of NYC. If you were out there on March 19th cheering on the crowd, we hope you gave an extra shout out to some of our 23 team members decked out in their purple and white Team Alex running shirts. After running through Central Park, the West Side Highway,...

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