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Maggie Brower, recruitment coordinator, receives Gleason Grant

Please join us in congratulating Maggie Brower, Recruitment Manager, for her continual volunteer work with Team Survivor Northwest.  They will be receiving a check for $250 in her honor.  Maggie serves on their Board of Directors, which is a “working” board.  She is currently using her HR skills from her Recruitment Manager role by helping …Read More

The story of an American homeless family

We wanted to share this story posted on Reuters this week. Please read and share. Originally posted here. An American Homeless Family – By Lucy Nicholson On her second day of camping near the coast north of Los Angeles, Benita Guzman lit a match, threw it on a pile of logs, and poured gasoline on …Read More

Making Hope Real

“Making Hope Real” – that was the connecting feeling among 25 Bright Horizons volunteers who traveled to Hunts Point, in South Bronx, NY, to open our 250th Bright Space as part of Bright Horizons’ 25th Anniversary Celebration. More than 1,500 children under the age of 6 live in this small, densely populated community – the …Read More

New Bright Space Opens in Florida

Congratulations to the JFK Medical Center Charter School for recently opening a new Bright Space at The Children’s Healing Institute in Lake Worth, FL. The Children’s Healing Institute is a nonprofit community-based organization dedicated to preventing child abuse, promoting pediatric health, and strengthening families. No related posts.

Caitlin Maruyama, Infant Teacher at West Loop, Awarded Founders Grant

Congratulations to Caitlin Maruyama, Infant Teacher at our West Loop site in Chicago for her continual support of SIDS of Illinois, Inc. They will receive a Founders Grant for $5000 in her honor. Since 2003 Caitlin has worked as a Peer Educator with SIDS of IL, Inc., an organization which campaigned successfully to ban crib …Read More

Kelli Simpson, Director at HSBC Family Center, Awarded Founders Grant

Congratulations to Kelli Simpson, Director at HSBC Family Center for her continual support of Homespace. They will be receiving a Founders Grant of $5000 in her honor. Kelli has had the pleasure of being involved with Homespace in a volunteer consulting capacity. She has provided technical assistance to them in support of a child care space …Read More

Welcome to our new Bright Space in Manchester!

Welcome to our new Bright Space at the Greater Manchester Refugee Action’s Edge Street office in the U.K. For families visiting Refugee Action who have experienced conflict, trauma, and persecution – a place to play, relax and enjoy time tog…ether is invaluable. Refugee Action offers drop-in advice sessions, meaning there are often many families with …Read More

Ivy Jean-Baptiste, Lead Toddler Teacher, Awarded Gleason Grant

Congratulations to Ivy Jean-Baptiste, Lead Toddler Teacher at Harborview Children’s Center for her volunteer work with Most Beautiful Future.  They will receive a check for $250 in her honor.  Ivy organizes fundraisers – toiletry drive, yard sale, food drive, and does net working in the community (Mattapan, Dorchester, Brockton).  All in an effort to help …Read More

Selena Sendejas, Education Coordinator, Awarded Gleason Grant

Please join us in congratulating Selena Sendejas, Education Coordinator at The Water Garden for her volunteer work with Miriam’s House.  They will be receiving a check for $250 in her honor.  Selena volunteers one Saturday per month for up to 4 ½ hours along with others, providing care for up to 10 children ranging in age …Read More

Fatmatta Conteh, Teacher’s Assistant, Awarded Gleason Grant

Please join us in congratulating Fatmatta Conteh, Teacher’s Assistant at Bright Horizons at L Street in Washington, DC for her volunteer work with Me Against Poverty (MAP).  They will be receiving a check for $250 in her honor.  Fatmatta serves as Project Coordinator for the first building project, a computer center/library.  She serves as Liaison …Read More


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