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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


Greenman Gift helps create outdoor classroom at St. Luke’s Community House

October 29, 2018

On Friday, the St. Luke’s Community House in Nashville, TN, held a ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of a new multi-sensory outdoor classroom to be utilized by the entire preschool program. The classroom, made possible by the Greenman Gift from The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, will contain activities for all the senses. The climbing …Read More


Foundation President Mark Mendel Retires

October 22, 2018

Mark Mendel, President of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children®, is retiring after more than 30 years in the field of child care and early education, and 20 years with Bright Horizons®. Under Mark’s leadership the Foundation broadened its reach and impact, including leading the “Shine a Light” on Bright Spaces project with Willie Geist …Read More


Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP opens a new Bright Space in Washington, DC

March 21, 2018

Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP, one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering and urban planning firms in the world, has partnered with Bright Horizons Family Solutions and the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, to open a Bright Space at the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center (VWFRC) in Washington, DC. The Bright …Read More


New Bright Space opening at Mom’s Recovery Home in Chicago

December 19, 2017

A huge thank you goes out to the amazing team from Bright Horizons at Lakeshore East, who are opening this fantastic new Bright Space at Mom’s Recovery Home this week in Chicago. Congratulations to all  who made this possible!  


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