Buddies Celebrate a Howard Head Christmas

The holidays looked a little different Buddy Mentors this year. Normally a highlight of the season, the annual Buddy Mentors Christmas party was cancelled due to Covid-19, but, thanks to Howard Head Sports Medicine, Santa still delivered. Kelly Dantas and her team at Howard Head purchased and wrapped presents for around fifty Junior Buddy families…

New Year’s Resolution: Perhaps a new Buddy?

Ahh, New Year’s resolutions—what is on your list? Spend more time with family and friends? Spend less money? Lose weight? Learn something new? One of the great things about living/playing in Eagle County is that the outdoor playground in our backyard is the perfect setting to accomplish all of these goals. Whether you are taking…

Buddy Mentors Challenge

With our community’s safety and health as our priority, we have cancelled November Buddy Mentors in-person group events. Instead we are excited to present a Buddy Mentors Fall/Winter Challenge! Complete the challenge with your Buddy and you will be entered to win a $100 gift card. Entries must be emailed to rachel@mybrightfuture.org by Thursday, December 31, 2020.

October 22 Was Purple Thursday

Bright Future Foundation (BFF) Staff wearing purple in recognition of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. BFF offers a full complement of professional services that help to break the generational cycle of violence by providing immediate relief to families in need. BFF provides proactive and culturally sensitive programs that create sustainable emotional, behavioral, and community change.

Buddies and Horses

“Grab a shovel and start shoveling!” Those were the instructions directed to the Buddies from Kensie, the Mountain Valley Horse Rescue coordinator, on a cool October morning in at Mountain Valley Horse Rescue in McCoy, about 30 miles north of Wolcott. Junior and Senior buddies paired off and picked a stall to clean. The Buddy…

Safe Space Takes Shape

Bright Future Foundation Breaks Ground VAIL DAILY, August 27, 2020 by: John LaConte | jlaconte@vaildaily.com Bright Future Foundation breaks ground on new domestic abuse shelter in Eagle County PHOTO: Community stakeholders break ground Tuesday on a years-long effort to create a permanent shelter for victims of domestic abuse in the Eagle County Photo Credit: Dominique…

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…