On May 12, Summerfest brought performing artist Jahmes Tony Finlayson to Penfield Children’s Center in honor of both Penfield and Summerfest’s 50thAnniversary celebrations.
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 agency’s half a century of care and many prominent individuals from the agency’s past and present were on-hand for our celebration.
The Behavior Clinic, a partnership between Marquette University and Penfield Children’s Center, received a five-year grant totaling $1,930,732 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to provide trauma-focused treatment for children from birth to age 6 in Milwaukee County. “The Behavior Clinic speaks to the value that a strong partnership between a […]
Priscilla Penfield Chester, daughter of world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Wilder Penfield and founding member of Milwaukee’s Penfield Children’s Center, died on February 19. Penfield helps infants and young children, with and without disabilities, reach their full potential through education, therapy services and family programs. “Priscilla was a tremendous advocate for children with special needs,” said Christine […]
Thanks to a generous grant from Kohl’s Cares in support of the Kohl’s Building Blocks Program, Penfield has officially launched PenfieldBuildingBlocks.org, an online tool that provides helpful how-to articles, tips and videos for families. Tapping into the expertise of family counselors, healthcare providers and educational professionals, PenfieldBuildingBlocks.org is a valuable online resource that allows Penfield […]
Penfield Children’s Center is getting involved with #GivingTuesday on December 3, a national celebration of generosity following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Started in 2012, #GivingTuesday is a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. As part of #GivingTuesday, Penfield has created the Up n’ Go Campaign in an effort […]