Make a Difference Day - KaBOOM! Build, October 2010 - # - Corporation for National and Community Service
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On Saturday October 23rd, more than 500 volunteers from the White House, the Corporation for National and Community Service, federal agencies and the local community volunteered as part of Make a Difference day. 2010 marked the 20th anniversary of this day, an effort led by USA Weekend and the HandsOn Network. Together these volunteers build a complete playground in just under six hours at Hyde Leadership Public Charter School.
Attendees included Secretary Arne Duncan, from the Department of Education; Secretary Tom Vilsack, from the Department of Agriculture; Secretary Ray LaHood from the Department of Transportation; Secretary Tom Donovan from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Patrick Corvington.