Two New Playgrounds at Pulaski Elementary School in Detroit, Michigan

On August 6th, Carter’s Kids completed 2 new playgrounds at Pulaski Elementary School in Detroit.   The playgrounds were funded by Quicken Loans and we thank them for their support!     Pulaski Elementary Playground Videos Carter’s Kids and a team of volunteers came together to build a great new playground for a Detroit, Michigan [...]Read More »

Raleigh, North Carolina Playground

In October of 2014, the town of Garner, right outside of Raleigh, North Carolina brought in Carter’s Kids to build a brand new playground in one of their city parks.  This playground was built in a beautiful wooded park site, that badly needed to have a place for the neighborhood children to play.  Thanks to [...]Read More »

Phoenix, Arizona Playground

For the 5th year in a row, Carter’s Kids built a playground at the site of the Super Bowl.  January of 2015, found us in Phoenix, Arizona for a very special playground project.  The playground location was a program that takes in children who had to be removed from their homes, due to abuse etc. [...]Read More »

Washington, DC Playground

Washington D.C. was the location for an April of 2014 playground build for Carter’s Kids.  We partnered with a charter school called the Hope Lamond School and designed a playground that would give their children a very special place to play.  At our playground ribbon-cutting ceremony, we were joined by some local political dignitaries and [...]Read More »

Chicago, Illinois Playground

Also in May of 2014, the South Side of Chicago was the site of a Carter’s Kids playground build.  We had the great fortune of getting to work with an amazing school, called the O’Keeffe School.   The entire administrative staff, teachers and students at O’Keeffe were amazing!  When we arrived, the only area they had [...]Read More »

Traverse City, Michigan 3rd Annual Carter's Kids Fun Run

In July of 2014, The National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Mi hosted the 3rd Annual Carter’s Kids Fun Run.  Traverse City, Mi is the hometown of Carter Oosterhouse and Cherry Festival is a premiere event that features a Festival of Races.  The Carter’s Kids Fund Run has grown in just 3 short years to [...]Read More »

Traverse City, Michigan Carter's Kids Night

In July of 2014, The Traverse City Beach Bums baseball team hosted a fantastic evening at Wuerfel Park, called the Carter’s Kids night at Wuerful Park.  It was a very special evening at the ballpark, especially since the Beach Bums were wearing special designed Carter’s Kids baseball jerseys for the game.  Carter and Amy both [...]Read More »

Sacramento, California Playground

Also in November of 2014, Carter’s Kids went across the country to Sacramento, Ca.  This playground project was very unique, the setting was Soil Born Farms, which is an organic farm which raises multiple types of produce, as well as being a teaching farm for children’s school and community groups.  So our goal was to [...]Read More »

Traverse City, Michigan Playground

In early November of 2014, Carter’s Kids went to Carter’s Kids hometown of Traverse City and built a playground for the great people of East Bay Township.  Grace Macdonald Park was the location for this playground and while the weather was cold and damp, there was an amazing group of local volunteers that worked extremely [...]Read More »

New York City, New York - New Basketball Court on Good Morning America

In early May of 2014, Carter’s Kids traveled to New York City to film a project for GOOD MORNING AMERICA.  We were extremely happy to be asked to build a brand new basketball court for NewFlex, which is a basketball program run by the amazing Nesta Felix.   Nesta’s programs help to keep kids off [...]Read More »

Boston, Massachusetts

June saw Carter’s Kids travel to the East Coast of the United States to build a great new playground at a community center in Boston, Massachusetts. The playground that we were able to build at this Community Center, was built specifically for children ages 2-5. This tot-lot, filled a huge need for both the Community [...]Read More »

Nashville, Tennessee Playground

In May, Carter’s Kids partnered with Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s in Nashville, Tennessee. This playground was part of the Kickoff To Rebuild, which is a large-scale project that includes building a new playground and also renovating over 15 homes in the East Nashville area. We were also pleased to have Scripps Networks, who own HGTV, [...]Read More »

Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico Playground

In April, Carter’s Kids joined Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s in building a playground at the Laguna Village Pueblo in New Mexico. This was a special project, because Lowe’s volunteers from a Lowe’s call station in Albuquerque, bused over an hour to come to the Pueblo each day, to volunteer. The playground featured some brand new [...]Read More »

Hayward, California (San Francisco Bay area) Playground

In February of 2014, Carter’s Kids visited the San Francisco Bay Area in the town of Hayward, CA. Thanks to the generous support from Lowe’s and their incredible Lowe’s volunteer staff, we had an amazing Carter’s Kids playground build! Park Elementary School was the perfect location for a new playground, the old equipment was rusted [...]Read More »

Moonachie, New Jersey Playground

In January of 2014, Carter’s Kids revisited the Moonachie, New Jersey Super Bowl playground site to dedicate the playground! Thanks to the generous support of Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together, besides the playground being built, there were also 13 homes that were renovated in Moonachie. A large crowd came out for the dedication of the playground [...]Read More »

Grand Haven, Michigan Playground

Also in November 2013, Carter’s Kids built a very special playground for The Steve Harvey TV Show! Thanks to the very generous sponsorship of The Lake Michigan Credit Union, we were able to build a playground at the Grand Haven State Park. This park averages over 1.4 million visitors each year and we were able [...]Read More »

Houston, Texas Playground

In November of 2013, Carter’s Kids went to the Houston, Texas to build a playground. The location of the playground was perfect, as we went to the De Zavala neighborhood of Houston, which featured an elementary school located directly beside a community park. The playground that we were able to build, is now able to [...]Read More »

Moonachie, New Jersey Playground

Moonachie, New Jersey was the location chosen for the Kick-off To Rebuild project for the Super Bowl held in New Jersey. Because of weather concerns, the playground was built in October, under the amazing partnership of Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together. When Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey area, it caused tremendous damage to the town [...]Read More »

Hartford, Connecticut Playground

In September of 2013, Carter’s Kids went to the City of Hartford, Ct. to build a playground, located at Brackett Park. This park was absent of any playground equipment, but located in a park surrounding by an entire community of children, so this Carter’s Kids playground was greatly needed. We were fortunate to be able [...]Read More »

Petoskey, Michigan Playground

In August of 2013, the picturesque town of Petoskey, Michigan was the location for a beautiful Carter’s Kids playground. A very hardworking and motivated group of parishioners from the St. Francis Xavier Church in Petoskey, raised the funds to bring Carter’s Kids to their town. The playground was designed to provide a fun and exciting [...]Read More »

Columbus, Ohio Playground

Columbus, Ohio was the site of a Carter’s Kids playground build in June of 2013. This playground was part of a large scale neighborhood project, partnering with Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together. This was a very special playground that Carter’s Kids built, because it provides this community daycare center, with a place for the children of [...]Read More »

Holland, Michigan Playground

May of 2013 saw Carter’s Kids dedicate a beautiful new playground in Holland, Michigan on Windmill Gardens Island. This event was part of the National Tulip Festival and was hosted by The Lake Michigan Credit Union. We are so pleased to work with The Lake Michigan Credit Union, they provided not only the funding for [...]Read More »

Columbus, Indiana Playground

In May of 2013, Carter’s Kids had the pleasure of partnering with the Tony Stewart Foundation in Columbus, Indiana. Columbus, Indiana is the hometown of NASCAR superstar, Tony Stewart and his long time dream was to provide his hometown with great play spaces for the children to be active. On May 8th, Carter’s Kids was [...]Read More »

Minneapolis Playground

The first week of May brought Carter’s Kids to the Twin Cities area of Minnesota to build a playground at Chelsea Heights Elementary School.  Despite extreme weather conditions, including snow flurries on the building day, the Lowe’s volunteers and other local volunteers persevered through the tough conditions and built an amazing new playground. With funding [...]Read More »

Phoenix Playground

In February of 2013, Carter’s Kids went to the Academia de Pueblo in Phoenix, Arizona to build a playground at their Charter School.  Thanks to the generous funding support from Lowe’s, Carter’s Kids was able to give the elementary school students a beautiful new playground.  We also partnered with Rebuilding Together on this project and [...]Read More »

New Orleans Playground

Carter's Kids teamed up with partners Lowe's and Rebuilding Together to make a magical playground.Read More »

Los Angeles Fitness Park

Carter's Kids continues on it's mission of creating a healthier America for kids of all ages with the Fitness Park.Read More »

Charlotte Playground

Carter's Kids and an army of volunteers from Lowe's build a wonderful playground in Charlotte, North Carolina.Read More »

Seattle Playground

Carter's Kids, Rebuilding Together and Lowe's team up to help build a fun new playground in Seattle, Washington.Read More »

Indianapolis Playground

In early November, 2011 Carter’s Kids completed a beautiful new playground in Indianapolis.Read More »

Cherry Festival Fun Run

Little runners ran one mile along the National Cherry Festival parade route with thousands of spectators lining the sidewalks.Read More »

M22 & Carter’s Kids Challenge Race

At beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes, kids from all over took part in the first M22 Carter’s Kids Challenge.Read More »

Frankfort Playground

Local fifth grader Helen Erginkara from Frankfort, Michigan spearheaded this playground by getting her community to raise the necessary funds.Read More »

Miami Playground

Lowe's, Carter's Kids and a cadre of volunteers team up to bring a beautiful playground to a deserving Miami neighborhood. Read More »

Indiana, Pennsylvania Playground

Carter’s Kids traveled to Indiana, Pennsylvania in August of 2011 to build a very unique play area.Read More »

Denver Playground

Carter's Kids, HGTV, Lowe's, Rebuilding Together and more helped build this playground in Denver.Read More »

Dallas Playground

Carter Oosterhouse and Dwyane Wade join together to help refurbish the Boys & Girls Club of Dallas, Texas.Read More »

Tampa Playground

September of 2011 brought Carter's Kids to the Progress Village area of Tampa, Florida.Read More »

San Fernando Playground

Carter's Kids celebrity playground build with friends Amy Smart, Ali Larter, Beau Garrett and Hayes MacArthur.Read More »

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Playground

Special thanks to Lowe’s for their generous sponsorship and for their hard-working volunteers!Read More »

Texas Superbowl Build

Carter’s Kids traveled to Indiana, Pennsylvania in August of 2011 to build a very unique play area (in the snow!!!).Read More »

New Orleans Playground

On October 24th, 2008, Carter’s Kids visited the Kids of Excellence Child Care Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. With contributions from Nautica Fragrances, we were able to help rebuild the day-care center’s playground; we also donated toys to the children at the school. This was our first venture in Louisiana, and everyone had a [...]Read More »

Carter’s Kids Early Days

On October 10th, 2008, more than 500 volunteers gathered for the United Way’s “Day of Caring”.Read More »

Traverse City Playground

Oosterhouse’s nonprofit foundation, Carter’s Kids, was instrumental in building this hometown playground.Read More »

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