News, Events and Updates


The recent events in our community

At Washburn Center for Children, we understand the tragic death of Jamar Clark and escalating events in North Minneapolis have deeply impacted the children we serve, their families, our community partners and the greater community

Washburn Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary

During this holiday season – and as Washburn Center celebrates the first anniversary of our new building – we pause to reflect how grateful we are for our many supporters.

Washburn Center is partnering with Bachman’s Floral and Garden this holiday season!

Take a self-guided tour of Bachman’s Ideas House or join us for a fun and festive cocoa mug arrangement!

Youth Making a Difference

Simone and Eliana Pierotti lead the way on an inspiring endeavor ­—youth philanthropy.


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!

Healthy Kids – Healthy Communities

See how Washburn Center is a vital Twin Cities resource that creates brighter futures for children struggling with learning disorders, depression, anxiety or trauma.

Washburn Games

Kids + 3 hours of recess + giving back to the community = The fun-filled Washburn Games!