News, Events and Updates

News


Building Bridges and Cross Cultural Competencies

It takes a certain kind of person to work day in and day out with children and families who are struggling. Add cultural differences as well as language based communication barriers and you have situations that can be challenging on every level. Liz Franklin, LICSW, is one of those people


Washburn Center Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facility

Hundreds gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Washburn Center’s new facility located on Glenwood Avenue in Minneapolis.


Spreading Cheer this Holiday Season

With the support of the community over 525 kiddos served at Washburn Center were provided with gifts this holiday season.


Washburn Center One of 20 Top Nonprofits in Minnesota

Washburn Center was recently selected as one of 20 top nonprofits in Minnesota working to support the education of at-risk youth.

Events


Helping Hands for Kids Golf Tournament

Spend the day at our 30th Annual Helping Hands for Kids Golf Tournament, soaking up the sun at The Minikahda Club!  Golfers will play on this exclusive course, while raising funds to help children and their families in our community have happier, healthier futures. Listed as one of the top charity golf tournaments by the Minneapolis/St. Paul… Read more »


Healthy Kids – Healthy Communities

The mental health of our community’s children impacts us all. See how Washburn Center is a vital Twin Cities resource that creates brighter futures for children struggling with learning disorders, depression, anxiety or trauma. Tour our therapeutic classrooms and ask questions of Washburn Center’s leadership during this free, one-hour introduction. Dates and Times: March 11,… Read more »


Washburn Games

Over 375 kids enjoyed a sunny day filled with 20 different sport activities in support of children’s mental health