BH Growth Team Creates Bright Space in Colorado

April 22nd, 2016

The recently opened Bright Space at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is a proud accomplishment for the members Bright Horizons Growth Team. They partnered with Bright Horizons Broomfield and the EdAssist “Rugged Maniacs” to raise $24,000 to create the new Bright Space and to fund an upcoming makeover for the Bright Space at Parenting

Apply for a Bright Space Grant to Fund MBFT – ‘My Baby’s First Teacher’ Program

April 21st, 2016

Bright Horizons employees can apply for Bright Space Grants to help fund enrichment programs at their local Bright Space, such as My Baby’s First Teacher (MBFT), MBFT is an exclusive program of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. “I liked the [My Baby’s First Teacher®] classes.  The info about kids’ brains was helpful,” said Shaterria,

Annual FUNdraiser Campaign Raises $340,000

April 7th, 2016

For the first time, Bright Horizons employees were asked to do a FUNdraiser as a team to raise money for the Foundation. More than 200 FUNdraisers were held raising $97,000! Together with individual donations, the Campaign raised a total of $340,000 – the most we have raised ever! Click here to see just a few

Twin Teens Help Create Tewksbury Bright Space

March 18th, 2016

The teenage twins of Bright Horizons employee Denise Frost were part of the team that helped set up the Tewskbury, MA, State Hospital Bright Space where fathers in recovery can play with their children. Here are their own words about the experience: “Volunteering to help create the Bright Space at the Tewksbury Hospital meant a

New Bright Space Opens in Illinois Serving Girls 11-17

March 3rd, 2016

Kate may only be 8 years old, but the Jennings Home for Girls Bright Space is the fourth Bright Space she has helped set up. “I participated to help the girls in need because it’s a nice thing to do for the people whose parents can’t take care of them” says Kate. Kate is the

New Bright Space Opens in Illinois Serving Girls 11-17

March 3rd, 2016

Kate may only be 8 years old, but the Jennings Home for Girls Bright Space is the fourth Bright Space she has helped set up. “I participated to help the girls in need because it’s a nice thing to do for the people whose parents can’t take care of them” says Kate. Kate is the

New Bright Spaces Focuses on Fathers

February 25th, 2016

Our new Bright Space in Tewksbury, MA, was a labor of love for Bright Horizons Assistant Director and Bright Space Connector Liz Sullivan. It reaches a population not always served by Bright Spaces – fathers. This Bright Space is located at Transitions, a substance abuse rehabilitation facility for men. This Bright Space means hope,” say

A Bright Space for Children in Foster Care

January 26th, 2016

Our newest Bright Space recently opened in Yulee, FL, (near Jacksonville). It focuses on a category of children in crisis other than experiencing homelessness: children in foster care. This Bright Space, created with support from Casey Family Programs, will serve children in foster care through the Family Support Services (FSS) of North Florida. FSS’s primary goal

Bright Space Team Presents on Trauma Informed Design

January 25th, 2016

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children’s Bright Space Team – Ileen Henderson, Jane Gibbons, and Julie Kelly – recently presented “Trauma Informed Design” at the 4th biennial “Beyond Housing” Conference hosted by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homeless in New York City. The conference was attended by more than 600 people from 6 countries. Ileen,

Bright Horizons Employees and Families Deliver a Christmas Miracle

December 24th, 2015

One week before Christmas, no one had stepped forward to make Christmas happen for the 140 homeless children living at the Woodstock Family Center in Pennsylvania. Portia, the executive director, sent an SOS message to her Bright Space Connector Meghan Aita, Bright Horizons’ enrollment counselor for PA/NJ: “At this time of the year in the


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