Volunteers Impact Hundreds of Children in Boston Area

November 30th, 2016

Bright Horizons employees know how to give back. Recently, around 70 volunteers from the Watertown, MA, Bright Horizons office went to Cradles to Crayons to volunteer. The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children also presented a $1,000 Gleason Grant to Cradles to Crayons in recognition of these volunteers’ work. “Through your service at two shifts in the

New Outdoor Bright Space Created by Greenman Award Winner Linda Oury

October 20th, 2016

Children at New Moms, a homeless shelter for moms and children in Chicago, have a new safe and secure green oasis outside Bright Space with enough interesting activities to keep children engaged while parents can relax. During the last two years, Linda Oury, Vice President of Marketing Operations for Bright Horizons, has been working in partnership

It is National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

November 14th, 2016

As leaders of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children who represent thousands of Bright Horizons® volunteers, donors, sponsors, and partners, we encourage you to read this letter. November 12-20 is  National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (#hhweek) As we prepare to gather together with those we love to give thanks for our health and homes and

Special Memorial Bright Space Refurbished in Massachusetts

September 29th, 2016

It was in 2008, that the Bright Horizons Client Relations Team decided to create one of our Bright Spaces® in a community near the Home Office in Watertown. After touring many places, the team partnered with Parenting Journey* in Somerville, MA, recognizing that a Bright Space would truly impact the space, making it cozier and

Pathways Bright Space Opens in Partnership with kettlebells4kids and CrossFit New England

September 20th, 2016

Our newest Bright Space recently opened in the South Middlesex Opportunity Council’s Pathways Family Shelter in Massachusetts. The Bright Space was the result of a partnership between kettlebells4kids, an organization that raises awareness and funds to support the growing issue of child homelessness in the U.S., and CrossFit New England. Each year, together with The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children,

New Bright Spaces in Atlanta

September 1st, 2016

Welcome to our two new toddler Bright Spaces at the Atlanta Children’s Shelter. The spaces were created by Bright Horizons employees at the Bright Horizons at All Saints and the AFC Enrichment Center. The Atlanta Children’s Shelter serves homeless families with children under the age of 5.  

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


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