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New Bright Space Opens for Webster House

July 27, 2015

Children and teens at the Webster House in Bedford, NH, now have a fantastic room for doing homework thanks to the Bright Space created by Bright Horizons at Bedford and Bright Horizons at Nashua. The Bright Space team was able to brighten the current homework room, add in some new storage and a work desk, …Read More

First Bright Space in Alaska Opens

July 23, 2015

Bright Horizons’ employees from Alaska, Seattle, California, and Illinois partnered with Southcentral Foundation employees and families to raise the money to renovate the play yard and turn the nursery into a Bright Space. It had been 14 years since the nursery had been updated. The Bright Space will serve women and their children living at …Read More

First Hospice Bright Space Opens

July 16, 2015

A very special Bright Space has opened for children experiencing grief for a family member at Alexian Brothers Hospice in Elk Grove, IL. Center Director Heather Santiemmo and Assistant Director Dana Blanagh led the team from The Early Education Center at Zurich who created the space. Heather, who has helped create four other Bright Spaces, …Read More

LSI Creates Outdoor Bright Space in Minneapolis

July 6, 2015

Landscape Structures, Inc., (LSI) believes in enhancing the lives of children through play. As a national playground design firm, they are in a great position to impact many children. They were also a natural partner to help create an outdoor Bright Space in Minneapolis with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children®. After years of financially …Read More

New Bright Space for Siblings of NICU Babies

May 27, 2015

Our Bright Spaces serve all children experiencing a crisis, not just the ones who are homeless. This Bright Space, created in partnership with the March of Dimes, serves the siblings of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver.

New Bright Space® Created for Children with Open Abuse and Neglect Court Cases

May 12, 2015

CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties in Colorado teamed up with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children® to create a Bright Space in the Adams County Courthouse for kids with open abuse and neglect cases. The space will serve as a safe, comfortable, and kid-friendly alternative to the stark wooden benches in the courtrooms. CASA Advocates …Read More

New Bright Space in Pennsylvania Supports Victims of Domestic Violence

April 10, 2015

Our newest Bright Space recently opened for Center for Victims, a domestic violence shelter in McKeesport, PA. More than 200 children a year will be able to use the Bright Space. Project leaders Aimee Mitchel, Director at Bright Horizons Child Development Center on the Golden Mile, and Gretchen Love, Director at the O’Brien Family Center, …Read More

Vote for Us in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2015 Film Festival

March 6, 2015

Recently, the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children teamed up with Willie Geist and The TODAY Show to create a Bright Space at the Bushwick Family Residence – a homeless shelter in Brooklyn, NY. Geist chose this project as part of the Shine a Light series, a year-long initiative focused on service and giving back to the community. Geist said, …Read More

New Bright Space opens for Northern Children Services in Philadelphia

December 2, 2014

Two very warm and inviting Bright Spaces were created for the women and children who live at the Northern Children Services. The Bright Spaces will help empower the women in the Generations program at the shelter, which focuses on helping teen moms with one or two young children get back on their feet. I often …Read More

New Outdoor Bright Space Opens in the Bronx

October 22, 2014

Centers in Div. 13 worked together to create a place for families to relax and play outdoors at the Gloria’s House Transitional Family residence in the Bronx, NY. Gloria’s house provides 105 homeless families (and around 275 children) with a temporary place to stay.

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