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Shiloh Justice Ellis Bright Space Opens in Newburyport

August 1, 2018

Welcome to our new Bright Space at the Newburyport Learning and Enrichment Center, an after school program for children in Newburyport, MA. The Learning and Enrichment Center serves children in the Kelleher Park public housing community. The funds for this space were raised by a 12-year old boy, Shiloh, and transformed a basement into a …Read More


DiTullio/Uhron Bright Space Opens in Pittsburgh

July 20, 2018

Welcome to the DiTullio/Uhron Bright Space which opened on July 15 at the Womanspace East Shelter in Pittsburgh. The new Bright Space is a large family room where families can play games, watch TV, hold meetings and have guests. Womanspace East is a transitional housing shelter for homeless families. This new Bright Space was initiated by …Read More


Creating a Bright Space at the Texas Border – Opening the Space for the Children

July 16, 2018

By Ileen Henderson, National Director of Bright Spaces Flying home from Texas after a week in McAllen creating an amazing Bright Space, my mind is full of images, my heart is full of emotion, and my resolve is strong. The Humanitarian Respite Center (HRC) where we created the Bright Space is a wonderful place. I …Read More


Second Small Bright Space Opens in Reception Area

April 30, 2018

Our 2nd Bright Space nook has opened!  This is a small reception area at the Catholic Charities Mission in Fort Collins, CO.  Thanks to Sarah Truett, Center Director at Bright Horizons at East Fort Collins, for leading this project.  This small Bright Space will be a welcoming area for families as they enter the Mission, as …Read More


New Outdoor Bright Space Opens in Framingham, MA

April 26, 2018

Welcome to our newest outdoor Bright Space at the Pathways Family Shelter in Framingham, MA. This outdoor Bright Spaces was made possible thanks to significant support from our partner, kettlebells4kids, and CrossFit New England. Pathways Family Shelter provides housing for 14 homeless families. The new outdoor Bright Space will provide a rich and safe play …Read More


New NICU Siblings Bright Space Opens in Chicago

April 24, 2018

We are proud to show off our new NICU Siblings Bright Space that recently opened at the neonatal intensive care unit at the University of Illinois – Chicago Children’s Hospital in Chicago. This welcoming room provides art supplies, books, games, toys, and video games for the siblings of infants being treating in the NICU. This …Read More


New Bright Spaces Playground Created by 2016 Greenman Award in Salt Lake City

April 23, 2018

This outdoor Bright Space was made possible by Bright Horizons Division Vice President, Linda Bartleson, winner of the 2016 Jim Greenman Award, an honor given for being a true child care advocate and leader who has made a lasting impact on children.  With the award, Linda was given $10,000 to the creation of a Bright …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


Serenity House Bright Space in Portland, Maine Ribbon Cutting

January 4, 2018

We are proud to announce the opening of the Serenity House Bright Space in Portland, Maine! Serenity House, Inc. is a men’s residential treatment facility and the space will be used by the residents and their families during visits. A big shout out to our partner Kettlebells4kids and CrossFit Casco Bay who raised funds to …Read More


The YWCA Interim House in Detroit opens a new Bright Space

The YWCA Interim House in Detroit now has a second new Bright Space! The room will be used as a place for the women and children to relax and bond. They set up a Smart TV, rocking chair, children’s cozy corner with blankets, pillows, and books, and a large sectional. There are about 30 children there …Read More


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