News, Events and Updates


Back-to-school Supply Drive

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.

Healthy Snacks Drive

Washburn Center for Children invites you to help fuel the bodies of young children who are working to restore their mental wellness.

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


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!