News, Events and Updates

News


Mental health is critical to students’ academic success

In fourth grade, Markos started to struggle socially with his classmates. His once easy friendships became strained with fear and behavioral outbursts.


A response to tragic shootings

Washburn Center for Children is deeply devastated by the recent shootings which have traumatized our local communities and our country. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to the families of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philandro Castile in St. Paul – two fathers, two African-American men who were killed by police officers in front of their children.


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.


A message from Washburn Center

Washburn Center for Children is deeply saddened by the horrific act of terrorism in Orlando Florida, which resulted in the deadliest mass shooting in US History.

Events


Golf, Wine and Brew Celebration

On Monday, June 13, individuals and corporate sponsors joined Washburn Center for Children for the Golf, Wine and Brew Celebration. The event brought together more than 200 people, raising $200,000 in support of children’s mental health.


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!