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CHANGING LIVES FOR 50 YEARS

On January 26, Penfield Children’s Center kicked off its year-long 50th anniversary celebration. More than 30,000 children have been served by Penfield staff during the [...]

2016 HOLIDAY PARTY

The 2016 Holiday Party was a success and welcomed more than 800 guests!  We are so thankful to Kohl’s and all our wonderful volunteers who [...]

CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS WEBINAR

Didn’t get a chance to join us for our webinar about challenging behaviors? Tune in to our recorded version at your convenience and learn about [...]

BEHAVIOR CLINIC RECEIVES NATIONAL ENDORSEMENT

Penfield Children’s Center is excited to announce that the Behavior Clinic recently received a national endorsement from SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices [...]

WGIRLS MILWAUKEE 2ND ANNUAL MASQUERADE BALL

One of Penfield’s generous supporters, WGIRLS Milwaukee presents the 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball. NEW THIS YEAR: Prior to the event, Penfield Children’s Center has the [...]

GETTING READY FOR KINDERGARTEN

Transitioning into kindergarten can make kids excited AND nervous, especially if he/she has spent the summer at home. Experts suggest touring the new school ahead [...]

HAND-WASHING FUN WITH MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY

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 [...]

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TODAY is the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from September 15-October 15. This month celebrates the cultural and historical contributions of Hispanic Americans and takes place at the same time as Independence Day celebrations in many Latin American nations.

CELEBRATE with your little one by reading these fun and educational books that honor Latino culture and voices: www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/11-picture-books-that-celebrate-hispanic-heritage. #hispanicheritagemonth #celebrate #penfieldkids #raiseareader #latinx
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TODAY is the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from September 15-October 15. This month celebrates the cultural and historical contributions of Hispanic Americans and takes place at the same time as Independence Day celebrations in many Latin American nations. CELEBRATE with your little one by reading these fun and educational books that honor Latino culture and voices: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/11-picture-books-that-celebrate-hispanic-heritage. #hispanicheritagemonth #celebrate #penfieldkids #raiseareader #latinx

Shoo the flu with Penfield and our Kohl's Building Blocks program! Check out our segment on the Morning Blend about staying safe and healthy this season. www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/shoo-the-flu ... See MoreSee Less

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Shoo the flu with Penfield and our Kohls Building Blocks program! Check out our segment on the Morning Blend about staying safe and healthy this season. https://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/shoo-the-flu

Thank you, Greater Milwaukee Foundation/MKE Responds Fund, for supporting our Early Education & Care at Penfield! This gift ensures more kids learn in a child-centered, exploratory environment. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you, Greater Milwaukee Foundation/MKE Responds Fund, for supporting our Early Education & Care at Penfield! This gift ensures more kids learn in a child-centered, exploratory environment.

Your generous support of the Croquet Ball raised more than $440,000 for Penfield! On August 28, we celebrated our 26th annual Croquet Ball and honored our very special Penfield children: Bryce, Brayden, and Ahliah.

Watch their videos here:
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This year's Benefactor Award went to WTMJ's Gene Mueller! For more than two decades, Gene has been a fixture in the Penfield family. Whether in-studio behind the mic or emceeing the Croquet Ball, Gene brings a passion for Penfield's mission and the work the organization does to serve the children in our care.

On behalf of our staff and families, we sincerely appreciate your commitment to changing the lives of Milwaukee's children.
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Your generous support of the Croquet Ball raised more than $440,000 for Penfield! On August 28, we celebrated our 26th annual Croquet Ball and honored our very special Penfield children: Bryce, Brayden, and Ahliah. Watch their videos here: https://youtu.be/C0kz3f4UJ-s https://youtu.be/QyghliUVxIE This years Benefactor Award went to WTMJs Gene Mueller! For more than two decades, Gene has been a fixture in the Penfield family. Whether in-studio behind the mic or emceeing the Croquet Ball, Gene brings a passion for Penfields mission and the work the organization does to serve the children in our care. On behalf of our staff and families, we sincerely appreciate your commitment to changing the lives of Milwaukees children.

Thank you to the Gardner Foundation for supporting our Special Care Nursing services. This donation allows us to ensure all children at Penfield are healthy and thriving! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to the Gardner Foundation for supporting our Special Care Nursing services. This donation allows us to ensure all children at Penfield are healthy and thriving!

The 26th annual Croquet Ball is TOMORROW! Bid early on our auction items including a two-night stay in a premier suite at Sundara Inn and Spa, a Karben4 tasting in Madison, an autographed Aaron Rodgers jersey, and MORE!
Visit Penfield21.Givesmart.com today.
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The 26th annual Croquet Ball is TOMORROW! Bid early on our auction items including a two-night stay in a premier suite at Sundara Inn and Spa, a Karben4 tasting in Madison, an autographed Aaron Rodgers jersey, and MORE! Visit Penfield21.Givesmart.com today.
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