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

April 5, 2019

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


Teacher Angela Diekhaus’s Work Rescuing Cats and Kittens Honored with Gleason Volunteer Grant

“At one point growing up, we had our childhood dog, a cat, a hedgehog, a hamster, a guinea pig, a couple of birds and a tank filled with fish,” says Associate Teacher Angela Diekhaus. “I rescued and brought home every one of them, except our dog and one of the birds.” In fact, she loved …Read More


New Bright Space® Opens in Dorchester, MA

March 26, 2019

Welcome to our new Bright Space at St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children in Dorchester, MA. St. Mary’s Center offers innovative and family-centered programs for more than 600 women and children a year who have experienced trauma and are living in poverty. The new Bright Space provides an inside space for active play and …Read More


Gary O’Neil Named President of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children

March 25, 2019

Gary O’Neil will expand his role with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children as the new President. He has served on the Foundation’s Board for 15 years, the last 9 as Board Chair, a position he will also retain. Gary will lead the development of the Foundation’s strategy, provide oversight of programmatic execution, and refine …Read More


The Foundation is Celebrating 20 Years of Brightening Lives

March 20, 2019

Twenty years ago, Bright Horizons employees created the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children to bring to life a core component of our mission – to make a difference in the lives of children and families in the communities where we live and work.  The Foundation would allow us to extend our child development expertise beyond …Read More


New Bright Space® Opens in New York City

February 25, 2019

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Bright Space® at the Regent Family Residence in New York City. Regent Family Residence is operated by Volunteers of America and serves 130 homeless families. Bright Horizons client SOM, a multinational design firm, funded the transformation and thanks to their sponsorship, we were able to …Read More


2018 Campaign Thank You!

February 19, 2019

Dear Bright Horizons Family, Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your incredible support and generosity during our 2018 Employee Campaign. This year we broke records! We are so thrilled to share the results with you: We raised a record-breaking $609,000! It’s because of your generosity – your individual contributions and the almost …Read More


First Bright Space® in Oklahoma Opens at the Ronald McDonald House

December 11, 2018

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Bright Space® in Tulsa, OK, for the Ronald McDonald House. This is our first Bright Space in Oklahoma! The Ronald McDonald House provides a homelike atmosphere for families facing the stress of medical treatment for their child. The Bright Space was part of a complete …Read More


New Bright Space® opens at the Retreat

November 6, 2018

We are excited to announce the opening of a new Bright Space® at the Retreat in East Hampton, NY. The Retreat is a Domestic Violence shelter on Long Island, and this is the 2nd Bright Space project there. Like the first, this was fully funded by Joy Bunson, a long-term support of the Foundation and …Read More


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