News, Events and Updates


Youth Making a Difference

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

Washburn Center for Children Achieves Gold

In June 2015, Washburn Center for Children’s new facility received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Providing Children the Tools They Need to Succeed

Washburn Center for Children invites you to help children start the school year prepared to learn by donating back-to-school supplies.

May Is Mental Health Month

Everyone – no matter what age – has feelings. At Washburn Center, we help kids who are overwhelmed by their feelings of sadness, anger or anxiety.


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!