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Three New Bright Spaces Open in Chicago

October 24, 2013

Children at the New Moms shelter in Chicago have a place to play and be with their families thanks to the efforts of 16 Chicago Bright Horizons Centers and the Chicago Parent Marketing Team who came together to make a difference. They took on the challenge of turning these laundry rooms at New Moms into …Read More

Unique Music Studio Bright Space Opens in Memory of Special Young Man

August 1, 2013

The family of Tyler Montgomery were devastated by his tragic death in a car accident last June, just a month before his 20th birthday. They wanted to find a special way to honor his memory. Tyler’s cousin, Candice Amour, Center Director at UChicago Child Development Center, knew about Bright Spaces and contacted the Bright Horizons …Read More

Three New Bright Spaces Open at Safe Haven in Nashville

July 18, 2013

Infant Toddler Bright Space was dedicated as the Gleason Bright Space in honor of retired Foundation President Dave Gleason. Families with children or teens staying at the Safe Haven Family Shelter will have three new rooms where they can stay to learn, heal and have fun, thanks to an innovative Bright Spaces®partnership with the Nashville …Read More

New Bright Space opens at Children’s Advocacy Center in Cook County, IL

“This makeover will go a long way to helping the families we serve who have been affected by sexual abuse and severe physical abuse, feel comfortable and welcome,” said Mark Parr, CAC’s Executive Director. “After looking into many places, the team at The Early Childhood Education Center felt that it was clear The Children’s Advocacy …Read More

Unique Partnership Creates Three Amazing Bright Spaces® for Homeless Children

March 6, 2013

Homeless families working to make a new life at the RAIN Transitional Living Center in Camaraillo, CA, will be able to enjoy three new Bright Spaces to play, learn, and have fun thanks to a unique public-private collaboration between the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, biotech company Amgen, and First 5 of California, a state-run …Read More

New Bright Space School Opens in California

February 19, 2013

Center Director Kim Thorstenson Root and her team at the Children’s Center for Taco Bell initially planned to create a Bright Space at the Project HOPE School (now Skyview Elementary & Middle) in California. The school provides education and stability for homeless children 51 weeks a year. Bright Horizons client Taco Bell got so excited …Read More

Welcome to Our Newest Bright Space in Durham, NC!

November 1, 2012

Halloween brought a special treat to the families staying at Genesis Home in Durham, NC – a new Bright Space. “We are so excited about having this gift for our families. We want every client to feel valued, sheltered and safe and the renovation of this space makes an enormous statement to our clients,” said …Read More

Welcome to our newest Bright Space in Hartford, CT!

September 6, 2012

We recently opened a Bright Space at My Sister’s Place in Hartford, CT. My Sister’s Place is committed to ending homelessness and empowering women, families and other in Greater Hartford to achieve independence and stability in their communities by providing housing and supportive services. They have added transitional housing units for 34 families onto their …Read More

Div. 7 Opens New Bright Space in Akron, OH

Division 7 recently joined together to create a beautiful new Bright Space for Harvest Home in Akron, OH. Harvest Home was a great agency partner because they employ a full-time child advocate whose job it is to help youngsters cope with the fear, rejection, abuse, and uncertainty that have been a part of most of …Read More

Welcome to our new Bright Space in IL

July 19, 2012

We recently opened a new Bright Space in Hoffman Estates, IL, in partnership with Fellowship Housing. This Bright Space will serve approximately 26 children each year. This will give them a creative space that will enhance children’s playtime and encourage positive work time for older children and teens with homework. “The Bright Horizons Foundation and …Read More

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