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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

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

Brightening Lives Activities Build Teamwork

April 5, 2019

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

Company Leaders create more than 80 Birthday Boxes for Bright Spaces

January 31, 2018

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

Goldman Sachs Makes Puppets for Children

June 15, 2017

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

Kids Helping Kids

March 10, 2017

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!

February 21, 2017

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

Bright Space Team Presents on Trauma Informed Design

January 25, 2016

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

Making a Difference: Chef Heather Hilliard Cooks Up Community Service

August 17, 2015

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

College Coach Prepares Crockpots & Cookbooks for Families Leaving Shelters

July 13, 2015

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

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