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
Recently, Bright Horizons employees headed down to Orlando for their annual RM and Growth Team Conference. During the conference, company leaders completed more than 80 birthday boxes as part of our Brightening Lives Activity, “Birthday in a Box”. Filled with birthday party supplies, the boxes will be distributed across the country to Bright Spaces with …Read More
Back in April, Goldman Sachs participated in conducting a Brightening Lives Activity at locations nationwide for their Bring your Child to Work Day. The children of the employees had a great time creating the puppets and theaters that were then delivered to local Bright Spaces. They also enjoyed writing cards to go to the children …Read More
The preschoolers and middle schoolers from Franklin Road Academy in Nashville partnered up and made 24 blankets for their Why Knot campaign! These blankets were given to the Bright Space at Nashville Rescue Mission Great job guys!
Bright Horizons at Lawrenceville, Bright Horizons at Carnegie Center, and Campbell’s Family Center put together Birthday Boxes for 55 children. Thanks also to Bright Horizons at Cranbury and the Dow Jones Family Center for their donations. Everything for cake mixes and icing to cups, plates, decorations, and fun games were included in the boxes. Birthday …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children’s Bright Space Team – Ileen Henderson, Jane Gibbons, and Julie Kelly – recently presented “Trauma Informed Design” at the 4th biennial “Beyond Housing” Conference hosted by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homeless in New York City. The conference was attended by more than 600 people from 6 countries. Ileen, …Read More
Chef Heather Hilliard just can’t stay out of the kitchen. In addition to her duties as chef at the Lexmark Center for Children in Kentucky, the Lexington Ronald McDonald House and the Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church have also benefited from her culinary skills. “Heather has a long history of volunteering in the community,” says Executive …Read More
Families moving from a shelter in their own housing sometimes literally have nothing but the clothes on their back to take with them. The College Coach team at Bright Horizons decided to make some very special packages to deliver to three different Bright Spaces in Massachusetts for families moving out as a Brightening Lives Activity. …Read More
“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
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.