Eagle County Happiness Sprinkling

Join Buddy Mentors and the Eagle River Youth Coalition for Eagle County’s first-ever Happiness Sprinkling. The cause is to spread goodwill, to share joy, to sprinkle happiness! Join your community members in giving goodness by offering a positive message.  Happiness Sprinklings began in Anacortes, Washington and have spread throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Words have power. Let’s…

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Winter Culinary Weekend

Beaver Creek’s Winter Culinary Weekend offers a wide range of epicurean experiences, and it offers a delicious way to support Bright Future Foundation! Set at the base of a World Cup mountain, Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend presented by GMC offers epicurean experiences for everyone – from intimate, luxurious culinary explorations to dynamic, high-alpine outdoor adventures. Mix…

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Mentoring Month 2018

Bright Future celebrates the efforts of mentors

Bright Future’s Buddy Mentors Program was among the local mentoring programs helping to proclaim January as National Mentoring Month at a recent Eagle County Board of Commissioners meeting. National Mentoring Month is an annual campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities, and to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults. “Mentoring Month…

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Ensuring Freedom: A survivor success story

After 20 years of marriage, Briana* realized that she needed to separate from her husband. During their marriage, her husband had never hit her but was verbally abusive and eroded her self-esteem. In June 2017, Briana came to our office with self-doubt and expressed that she “needed to get her husband out of the house…

EmpowerMENt mapping

Students prevent bullying through youth program

A special project involving area middle school students aims to help them mitigate areas where they feel unsafe and end bullying behaviors.  Bright Future Foundation’s EmpowerMENt Program is working with students at Berry Creek Middle School and Eagle County Charter Academy on a best practice bullying prevention. The project is called Hot Spot Mapping, and…

Bright Future Bronwyn

Bright Future welcomes new doctoral intern

Bright Future Foundation’s new doctorial intern, Bronwyn Lehman, is familiar with the needs of Eagle County’s population, previously serving as a school psychologist for the Eagle County School District. Bronwyn has a passion for working with underserved and at-risk populations with a focus on behavioral change and trauma-informed care. “My work over the past two…

Colorado Gives 2017

Bright Future participating in statewide giving day

Bright Future Foundation is once again participating in Colorado Gives Day – Colorado’s largest day of giving. Scheduled for Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Colorado Gives Day is the ultimate feel-good giving experience that connects donors with nonprofits while connecting nonprofits with an expanded base of supporters. Bright Future first participated in 2013, and to date has…

Stand Up Colorado

Stand Up to end relationship violence

Bright Future Foundation has been committed to domestic violence and sexual abuse prevention for over 34 years in Eagle County. The organization is taking an innovative approach in its prevention efforts with its involvement in a new statewide campaign.  Bright Future has joined with the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence and other partners across the…

Purple Purse Challenge to end financial abuse

  Support Bright Future Foundation in the 2017 Purple Purse Challenge!  Campaign starts on October 2. Domestic violence affects one in four women in her lifetime – that’s more women than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. Most people think only of physical abuse when they consider domestic violence, yet financial abuse happens…

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