New Bright Space Created for Families Fleeing Domestic Violence

August 15th, 2016

A Bright Space featuring a home-like family room with special play areas for the children recently opened in Ft. Worth, Texas, at the SafeHaven domestic violence shelter. “When clients are in need of a safe and secure place to stay that is away from home, they are generally uncomfortable, stressed, and feel stuck in a

Team Creates 3 Bright Spaces to Help Teens

July 1st, 2016

Bright Spaces help wherever children are in crisis, and while unusual, the three Bright Spaces recently completed at Eastside Academy in Washington are making a difference for the teens there. Eastside Academy houses high school students that attend the school. The students have typically have left their homes or been taken from their parents, and Eastside

Willis House Bright Space Opens in MA

June 22nd, 2016

An unfinished storage space was recently turned into a warm, welcoming Bright Space at the Willis House in Hudson, MA. Children from the 14 families living at Willis House will be able to play and spend time with their family. “We help families to get back on their feet,” Janice D’Amico, program manager at Willis

New Teen Bright Space Opens in Washington

May 20th, 2016

A new Teen Bright Space has opened at the YWCA’s Family Village Issaquah, WA. More than 100 youth from low-income families live and play at the shelter. The Bright Space features a study and computer lab where teens can use laptops for homework and study as well as develop skills utilizing 21st Century technology such

New Bright Space Opens at San Mateo County Jail

May 13th, 2016

Marin Day School-Redwood City Campus recently opened a Bright Space at the San Mateo County Jail. The County of San Mateo, a Bright Horizons client, requested MDS to partner with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Department and design a room suitable for children to have supervised visitation with their incarcerated parents. Prior to the

Durham Bright Space Gets Makeover

May 9th, 2016

A team of staff from Duke Children’s Campus joined forces to help a Bright Space at the Durham Rescue Mission homeless shelter that was in need of furniture, storage and much-needed makeover. After receiving a Bright Space Grant, Twanika Caldwell, Ayana Rush, Caroline McCall, Hannah Boyd, Rachael Tonnenson, Jackie Brown, Jordyn Jackson and Nicole Turner

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

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