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Annual Chicago Summit Celebrates Good Work Across Region

September 3, 2019

By Ileen Henderson, National Director of Bright Spaces More than 50 Bright Horizons employees from across the Chicagoland geography recently gathered at the Kemper Lakes Child Development Center at the third Chicago Connector Summit to celebrate OUR Foundation. For the first time, we had attendees from the Ed Assist team, Human Resources, IT, and the …Read More


Employees Use Professional Development Day Activities to Make a Difference for McAllen

June 11, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, Bright Horizons Houston, JPMC West Houston, JPMC Downtown Houston, JPMC San Antonio, and the Houston subpool held their bi-annual Professional Development Day. In addition to FUNdraising for the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children with a Walk On and raffle, the teams decided to do a Brightening Lives Activity collection drive to …Read More


Omaha Bright Horizons Centers Honored for Volunteer Efforts

June 3, 2019

The Bright Horizons Centers of Nebraska were named the “Volunteer Agency of the Year,” by Catholic Charities for their ongoing work with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children® to provide safe spaces to play for children in need. Teachers and staff from Bright Horizons in four centers in Omaha were compelled to help within their …Read More


Team of Volunteers Receive Grant to Refresh Bright Space®

May 7, 2019

Staff from Early Discoveries recently completed a refresher of a Bright Space at A Safe Place in Zion, Illinois. A Safe Place is a domestic violence shelter which provides a variety of services to support victims as they transform their lives after domestic violence. The effort was coordinated by Bright Space Connector Rachel Belk, an …Read More


Brightening Lives at Our Bright Space® on the Border

May 6, 2019

When our Bright Space in McAllen, TX, recently put out an urgent call for help, Bright Horizons employees answered. Regional Manager Sophie Everett and Director Lisa Salas are the Connector volunteers for the Bright Space, and they asked centers in Texas in Divisions 4 and 11 to join them in collecting items for the families. …Read More


Finding Joy Through Creating Bright Spaces®

April 5, 2019

Creating Bright Spaces is a crucial part of helping children and families in crisis, and some Bright Horizons® employees and centers have gone even a step further and created multiple Bright Spaces over the years. Employees like Center Director Nedlan Smith and Office Manager Nicole Thrasher, who both work at TSYS Learning Center in Georgia. …Read More


Bright Horizons® Volunteers ‘Connect’ to the Bright Spaces Agencies

A crucial role in our ability to support and sustain our existing Bright Spaces® are the Connector volunteers who act as the liaison between their Bright Horizons center or office and the agency where the Bright Space is located. Recently, three Connectors talked about what it was like to be a Connector, and why they …Read More


Brightening Lives Activities Build Teamwork

While Brightening Lives Activities – fun, easy volunteer projects – are great to do to give back to your community, they also can fulfill a valuable function of team building at events like Division 2’s recent Professional Development Day (PDD). The Bright Space® at the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center in Washington, D.C., a center …Read More


New Bright Space® opens in Renton, WA

February 11, 2019

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Bright Space® in Renton, WA, at the REACH Center of Hope. The Center is a day center and night shelter for homeless families and single women. The Bright Space has opened with the support of centers Bright Horizons at Longacres, Bright Horizons at Centerpoint, and …Read More


23 Teachers Complete Domestic Violence Training to Volunteer at Local Bright Space

January 16, 2019

In October, 23 teachers from Bright Horizons at Mount Olive and Bright Horizons at Rockaway in New Jersey completed domestic violence training so they can volunteer at their local Bright Space.  The Bright Space, called the Lake House, opened in April 2017.  It is located at the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center of …Read More


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