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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.

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

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