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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

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

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