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Have you ever wondered where children living in shelters go during the day? Where do they learn? Where do they play? Where do they go to feel safe? Bright Beginnings understands the special needs of young children and families living in homeless environments. Our safe, nurturing, developmentally-appropriate childcare for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers helps them reach important childhood milestones, while we help their parents to end their homelessness.
Bright Beginnings Celebrates the District’s Champions for Children
On May 5, 2016 Bright Beginnings, Inc. hosted the third annual Champions for Children Awards Ceremony and Reception. This year’s honorees included, John Wall, Sue Marshall, and the Junior League of Washington.
June 2, 2016
Want to help us provide essential services and education supplies for every Bright Beginnings child? Join us on Thursday, June 2nd for Do More 24. Last year, we raised $2000 through Do More 24. This year, we hope to raise $3500
Do More 24 is a 24-hour online fundraiser that will be held on Thursday, June 2nd, from 12:00 AM until 11:59 PM. Do More 24 is powered by United Way of the National Capital Area, and it will bring together hundreds of nonprofits from our region on one donation platform.
All you have to do is log on at DoMore24.org, search for Bright Beginnings, Inc. and give!
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Pre-K teacher Tara Perry has been educating and empowering Bright Beginnings’ children for 15 years. Her dedication and enthusiasm for the job is essential to the success of this organization. Ms. Perry will represent Bright Beginnings this fall at the National Black Child Development Institute’s (NBCDI) 44th Annual Conference, “Bright Past, Better Future: Remember and Rise Up!” It is through conferences such as the NBCDI that we become an even stronger and better-equipped organization that stands ready and prepared to educate children in these challenging times. Thank you, Tara, for your commitment to Bright Beginnings.
Another Bright Beginning
The Lincoln Family
Shauna Lincoln, a single mother of five, came to Bright Beginnings longing for a fresh start, hoping to find a way to a better future for her family. She soon enrolled her two younger children, and settled her oldest three in school. Jamila, a shy, sweet three-year old with an inquisitive nature, had some initial difficulty adjusting to Bright Beginnings, but thanks to nurturing support from her teacher and her mother, the little girl soon began to trust others, feel secure, and make friends. . Read more
Read a first hand account from a BBI parent enrolled in our Home-Based Care Program.