In 2006, the Community Foundation received a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as part of its Access to Recreation Initiative, which supports innovative projects that engage people of all abilities and increase recreational opportunities for a broader constituency. The initiative also aims to increase public awareness of the issue of accessibility and encourages the development of a more inclusive physical environment as the norm, not the exception.
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In June 2008, friends and neighbors in the city of Wayne gathered at Soroptimist Park to construct a universally accessible playground. The playground provides an opportunity for all kids to play and socialize together, no matter what their abilities.