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Handwashing Fun with Marquette University!15, June 2015

Penfield was excited to welcome Marquette University Master of Science in Nursing students for a fun and educational handwashing presentation. Children and teachers gathered in the Gross Motor Skills room for a sing-along lesson about keeping little hands clean and germs away! Did you know? Proper handwashing is one of the easiest and most effective… Read More »


We Bring Fresh Food to our Kids29, December 2014

In the interest of offering healthy and nutritious food to the children at our center, Penfield has been working to bring food service in-house. Thanks to the generosity of several donors, that is now possible. A new industrial-sized refrigerator, stove and freezer from the Boelter Company, along with new floor installation by Kohl’s Department Stores,… Read More »


Penfield Named Large Nonprofit of the Year18, December 2014

Penfield Children’s Center was honored with the “Large Nonprofit of the Year” award from BizTimes Media at the inaugural Nonprofit Excellence Awards on November 4 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. Penfield shared excellent company in this category paired with Meta House and Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. Penfield was selected through a vetting process conducted by… Read More »


Change a Child’s Life. One Dollar at a Time.2, December 2014

Everyone knows about Black Friday and its popular online version, Cyber Monday.  But, how many have heard of #GivingTuesday?  It’s a movement to create a national day of giving and today, families, businesses, communities, companies and organizations are encouraged to donate their time or money to a specific cause. Today, we want you to give… Read More »