Community Involvement

Latino family at child care centerAt Brightside Academy, we are proud of what we do for our families and our community. We are privileged to serve our designated corporate charity: the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

In addition, many of our local academies give back in their communities through various volunteer and fundraising efforts.

Here is a partial list of those organizations:

21st Century

52nd St Business Association

Action for Children

Action For Children Metropolitan Library

Akron Canton Food Bank

Akron Public Library

Allegheny County Health Department: Skin Cancer Screenings and Awareness

Allegheny Intermediate Unit Head Start Partner

APS Beech Brook

Asthma Early Intervention for You

Big Picture Philadelphia

Bilinguals Inc.

Bird Dog Marketing


Brookridge Library

Carroll Park Community Council

Child Care Connection

Child Development Council Head Start Columbus Kids

Child Guidance and Family Solutions

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Columbus Bilingual Academy

Columbus Parks and Recreation

Community Health Resources

Community Partnerships for Inclusion

Cultural Trust

Diversified Community Services

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Program

Family Practice (outside garden) Partnerships

Frankford Avenue Commercial Corridor

Frankford Community Development Corp.

Glenville Development

Glenville High School

Ground Works

Harbor Behavioral

Healthy Start Partnership

Help Me Grow

Hispanic Association of Contractors & Enterprises (HACE)

Impact Services

Jeannette Library

Keystone Babies

Lagrange Community Development

Lancaster Avenue Business Association & Community Development Corp.

Lighthouse Academy

Local Education and Resource Network

Lucas County Community Relations

Lucas County Main Library-Outreach Program

McKeesport Area School District Transition Board

Mercy Behavioral

Millcreek Community Council

Minadeo Public School

Mt. Pleasant Renovation

Murtis Taylor Human Services Systems

Mutual Life Child Protection Program


National Partnership for Afterschool Science

Neighborhood Interfaith Movement

New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc.

Newbold Civic Association

North Versailles Library

NYC D.O.H. Move to Improve

Ohio Afterschool Network

Ohio Benefit Bank

Ohio State University

Operation Safe Child

Out of School Time Resource Center (University of Penn)

People’s Emergency Center

PEP (Positive Education Program)


PITT Mental Health Specialists

PITT Readiness

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Pittsburgh Public Schools Head Start Partner

Planet Aid Recycling

Please Touch Museum

PNC Grow Up Great Arts Program

Pre-K Counts


Safe Child

Safe-T City

SMILE Mobile Dentist

Soccer Shots

Southeastern PA Early Childhood Coalition

Southwest Community Development Corp.

Spanish American Committee

Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry

St. Jude Children Hospital

Starting Point

Step Up

Sto-Rox School District Transition Team

Taller Puertorriqueño

The Beck Center for the Arts

The Comcast Foundation

The Food Trust

The Free Library of Philadelphia

The Partnership Community Development Corp.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Town Watch Intergrated Services


United Way

Universal Companies


Usborne Books

V Odom Library Well Care of Ohio

West Passyunk Neighbors

William Penn Foundation

Workwise Philadelphia