For Doe Browning, It’s All About Connection

“If you have a sore throat, you take an aspirin. If things aren’t working for you in your head, go talk to somebody.” It’s a message that Doe Browning wants all women to take to heart. And with her lead gift of $1 million to Bright Future Foundation’s (BFF) BrightHouse capital campaign, she’s proven that…

Bright Future Foundation offering full services …

Bright Future Foundation offering full services during uptick in domestic violence calls during COVID-19 restrictions 24/7 crisis hotline is available in English and Spanish By: Ross Leonhart rleonhart@vaildaily.com   Bright Future Foundation offers a 24/7 Crisis Hotline, emergency shelter, financial aid housing program, food assistance and more for survivors of domestic abuse. Chad Madden |…

COVID-19 Response: A letter from Sheri Mintz, CEO

To our friends, supporters, colleagues and most importantly, those we serve: While these are uncertain times for us all, victims of domestic violence are in extreme and elevated danger. The mandate of social isolation and inevitability of financial distress in families are two of the main risk factors for an increase in the incidence of…

Fusing Glass and Fusing Friendships

Thank you to Dewey Dabbles for hosting a Buddy Mentors event in March. About 30 Junior and Senior Buddies showed up to fuse decorative mosaic plates and eat pizza. Buddy Mentors offers at least two buddy activities each month: a potluck and another community activity. This March, along with the potluck and Dewey Dabbles Art,…

Art and Hot Chocolate for Buddy Mentors

The annual Buddy Mentors Art Show was held at Color Coffee Roasters in Eagle in February. Junior Buddies displayed art work while Senior Buddies and other guests mingled and admired the art. This event also served as a recruitment event, and produced about five new down valley Senior Buddies. Buddy Mentors of Bright Future Foundation…