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New Bright Space Opens in San Francisco

October 15, 2014

A new Bright Space recently opened at Compass Children’s Center in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, a child care center serving families facing extreme poverty or homelessness. More than 60 volunteers from Pottery Barn Kids gave their time and talent to transform a classroom and therapy rooms at the center. They repainted hallways and therapy spaces, …Read More

New Teen Bright Space Opens in Canada

August 27, 2014

Teens in Mississauga, Ontario now have a gaming area, a TV/movie/lounging area, a table/workspace area, and a research/computer area in their new Bright Space at Interim Place. Homelessness can be especially difficult for teenagers, leading to severe anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. Teens report feeling unsafe in adult shelters, and yet they often feel out …Read More

New Outdoor Bright Space Opens in Boulder

July 29, 2014

Outdoor spaces can be very important to children who have experienced violence in their lives, allowing a more comfortable environment for the child to discuss the crisis that faces him. The outdoor space at SPAN in Boulder is used for group therapy as well as one-on-one sessions. When Bright Horizons employees at the Broomfield office …Read More

New Outdoor Bright Space Created in Orlando

Being roundly beaten in volleyball by teenagers is not the way most Bright Space set up days end, but the employees who helped create an outdoor Bright Space in Orlando thoroughly enjoyed their defeat. A team of 21 Bright Horizons employees who were in Orlando for a company Leadership Conference took most of one day …Read More

New Bright Space Opens at Covenant House in Florida

May 14, 2014

Bright Horizons Center Directors Judy Desrosiers and Leighann Samuda and their teams created a special new Bright Space for children living at the Covenant House in Orlando, FL. Bright Horizons at Baldwin Park and Bright Horizons at Winter Garden created a Bright Space for young children to relax and be kids. The teams also updated …Read More

Child Survivors of Domestic Violence have a Tranquil Place to Heal at New Bright Space

April 16, 2014

“My heart sings!” said Bright Horizons Center Director Lalaine Monteclaro after opening a new Bright Space. “This project had been on my to-do list for about 2 years, and it is such a joy to finally complete it!” The new Bright Space opened at the Asian Women’s Shelter in San Francisco with the help of …Read More

Welcome to Our Newest Bright Space in Florida

March 11, 2014

Welcome to our newest Bright Space at Women in Distress of Broward County, Florida, a domestic violence shelter. More than 300 women and children working to transition into a safe, self-sufficient life will be able to use the Bright Space each year. This Bright Space was sponsored by Bright Horizons client American Express, and volunteers …Read More

Bright Space Opens in New Jersey

February 20, 2014

Congratulations to our new All Saints Jubilee Center Bright Space in Hoboken, NJ. The team at the Maxwell Place Center came together to refurbish the art room. The Jubilee Center provides after school and summer programs for kids in grades K-6 that live in public housing in Hoboken.

Bright Spaces Helping Families of NICU Babies

​Families with children in the NICU are experiencing a great deal of emotion: fear, joy, hope, love. Not only are parents worried about the newly-born babies facing their own struggles, but they are worried about the well being of their other children and family members. The Bright Horizons Foundation and the Dallas March of Dimes …Read More

Three Bright Spaces created by Cisco Family Connections in San Jose for Women and Children Affected by Domestic Violence

November 18, 2013

“For this project, we created 3 distinct areas for children between the ages of 2 and 17 that include an art studio, a teen space, and preschool exploration room,” explains Center Director Raju Parikh, worked closely with her team of teachers at Cisco Family Connection (CFC), one of Cisco’s onsite child care centers, to bring …Read More

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