BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nonprofit that builds playgrounds for children in need is bringing its volunteers to the National Institutes of Health.

The group called KaBOOM! will build a playground Monday at the Children’s Inn on the NIH campus in Bethesda. The Children’s Inn is where families stay while seriously ill kids receive treatment and participate in medical research.

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Employees of the Inn and staffers from pharmaceutical company MedImmune will help build the playground.

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The long-term goal of KaBOOM! is to ensure that every child in the United States has a place to play within walking distance.

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