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Making a Difference: Hours of Fun Collected in Game Drive

June 4, 2015

“Playing games has always been something I have done with family and friends. I love the laughter and enjoy the chatter that surrounds any game playing activity,” says Regional Manager Patty Donahue. “Bringing this kind of activity into a Bright Space normalizes things. I can picture the kids hanging out this summer enjoying the laughs, …Read More

Children make birthday cards for children

May 18, 2015

This great video illustrates a Brightening Lives volunteer activity featuring children making birthday cards for children living in shelters. Visit our website for more ideas about Brightening Lives activities. This video will also be featured in a webinar at 2:30 p.m. EST on May 27, “Growing Socially Responsible Children.” Register for the webinar.

Foundation Celebrating 15th Anniversary with Thanks

As the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children prepares to celebrate our 15th anniversary, we look back with pride and gratitude for all we have accomplished. During the past 15 years, we have provided places to play for thousands of children. We have provided thousands of dollars in grants to help support community programs. We have …Read More

Teaching Children Living in Poverty is Special Challenge at Bright Spaces

The May/June issue of Child Care Information Exchange features an article, “An Informed Approach for Teaching Children Who are Living with Poverty,” by Ileen Henderson, National Director of Bright Spaces for the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. The article is a part of the Impact of Poverty series in CCIE’s Professional Development Workshop and talks …Read More

Garden of the Five Senses opens at Frazer Center thanks to Greenman Gift

May 13, 2013

A special “Garden of the 5 Senses” interactive teaching and therapy area recently opened at the Frazer Center in Atlanta. The project was made possible thanks to a Greenman Gift grant from Bright Horizons and the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. The Frazer Center is a nonprofit agency with a long-standing history of providing outstanding …Read More

Kids at Bright Space Get Bikes

A the Bright Horizons Client Conference in April 2013, nearly 100 of our corporate clients came together to tie Comfort Blankets and build bicycles for the Bright Space at St. Peter St. Joseph orphanage in San Antonio, affectionately known as St. P.J. When 12 children from St. P.J. walked into the conference room where the …Read More

Jinky Espinoza Receives Founders Grant

January 14, 2013

Jinky Espinoza, Business Manager at 2nd Generation at Allerton, was recently honored with a Founders Grant. The Janet Pomeroy Center will receive a check for $4,000 in her name. Jinky did a 9-month internship with JPC from September 2009 to May 2010 while pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and continued to volunteer once her …Read More

Make Your Commitment to Pay It Forward

December 11, 2012

How far can one act of kindness reach? One person’s actions inspire another to give something of themselves who inspires another to get involved. But it all begins with one person who steps up. How can you Pay It Forward ? Volunteer to help others. Teach someone something they didn’t know before. Advocate for a …Read More

Give to Help Children Brighten Lives

October 26, 2012

Give to Help Children Brighten Lives Read a letter from Linda Whitehead, Chair of the Employee Giving Campaign for the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, and Vice President of Education and Training at Bright Horizons. Dear Bright Horizons Family, I am very pleased to serve the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children this year as chair …Read More

Babies Benefiting From Founders Grant

August 14, 2012

This spring, Bright Horizons Teacher Caitlin Maruyama, applied for and received a Founders Grant for SIDS of Illinois, Inc. SIDS hoped to create a new parent outreach program called reading to My Baby for a Great Start with the grant money. The Foundation recently received information on how successful the program has been. “I wanted …Read More

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