WeVillage In The News!

Check out WeVillage Flexible Childcare in the news. Our flexible childcare philosophy teamed with our amazing staff and facilities have created quite the media buzz.

People Celebrity, Julie Bowen
IT TAKES A VILLAGE
Rebecca Romijn, Julie Bowen at WeVillage Los Angeles Grand opening

Rebecca Romijn and Julie Bowen come together at the opening party for We Village, sponsored by Plum Organics, in L.A. View More

Popsugar coverage of WeVillage Los Angeles Grand Opening
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell​ Enjoy a Fun Family Day With Their Daughters
Jerry o'connell, Rebecca Romijn WeVIllage Los Angeles

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Average Socialite coverage of WeVillage Los Angeles Grand Opening
WeVillage Flagship Opening Party, LA

WeVillage, a flexible, first-class childcare beautifully designed by environmental designer Bridget Cardenas, owner of The Raw Design Firm, made it’s California debut in Sherman Oaks. There were parent and kid-friendly food & beverages, including food from California Pizza Kitchen and Plum Organics and a dessert bar from SusieCakes, beverages from Pressed Juicery and Bai Antioxidant Infusion Drinks, interactive activities including flower crown making from The Ivy Design, braid bar from GLAMSQUAD sing-a-longs in French and English led by the band Sophie Et Les Petits band (Sophie will be WeVillage’s French instructor too!), art projects led by WeVillage’s licensed teachers, the Etch A Sketch Man and backpack gift bags full of treats including complementary WeVillage memberships, hello kids toothpaste in natural watermelon, snacks from Plum Organics, BOOMCHICKAPOP and Barnana, stickers from Jagged Culture (who some of the fashionable kids in attendance including Selma Blair’s son) and more. Read More

LA Parent coverage of WeVillage Los Angeles Grand Opening
WeVillage Flexible Childcare Center to Open in Sherman Oaks March 2017

Childcare can be anything but flexible, especially for children 5 and under. WeVillage, providers of flexible, first-class childcare, is looking to change that. They will be opening the doors to their first Los Angeles, California location mid-March 2017. Read More

Oregonian, Drop-in Childcare
Drop-In Child Care Remains Rare In Portland Area, Despite Parents' Increasingly Flexing Schedules

Parents who telecommute. Parents who are entrepreneurs or freelancers. Parents who work multiple jobs or swing shifts or rotating shifts or part-time. Parents who are looking for work.Parents who need time for health care appointments. Parents who've gone back to school. Parents who've just moved to town and don't yet have a support network. Parents who've had a crisis pop up and need somewhere safe to leave the kids for the next hour or two.For these parents, child care can be twice the headache it is for parents who work regular business hours. So the concept of a drop-in child care center, where care is available by reservation or at the last minute, might seem a no-brainer. Read More

Business Journal, Preschool, drop-in childcare
Thousands of Portland families know it takes WeVillage to raise a child.

The drop-in daycare and preschool, which opened its first location in the Pearl in 2009, has served more than 4,000 families since then and today has three locations. About 40 new families a month join each location, according to founder and owner Karen Beninati, who is working to open new locations in Northeast Portland and Los Angeles. She is also eyeing Santa Monica, San Francisco, Seattle, and New York as potential WeVillage markets. She intends to franchise the brand in 2016.Her philosophy since the beginning: "Why not? Let's do this," she said. Read More

Wieden + Kennedy partnership with WeVillage
Wieden+Kennedy, Laika extend childcare benefits to employees

Wieden+Kennedy, the advertising agency, and Laika, the Oscar-nominated animation studio, are subsidizing a portion of daycare expenses for employees. They're doing it using the drop-in licensed care and preschool provider WeVillage. 

Beninati opened her first WeVillage location in the Pearl in late 2009. She has since opened two more locations and has served more than 4,000 families. WeVillage offers flexible, no-commitment licensed care for children six weeks to 12 years old, as well as a drop-in preschool and special events for kids. Families pay by the hour, with a minimum stay of two hours. WeVillage has sites in The Pearl, Hillsboro and Happy Valley and one in Northeast opening in 60 days. Read More

WeVillage Awards!

We've been honored to not only be nominated for awards, but also for winning some thanks to our wonderful WeVillage family!

WeVillage Gets Voted Easiest Drop-Off Play Spot In Portland!

The Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards are back and we won our category! Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us this year— the support we have from our WeVillage family is amazing and we're so happy to serve our clients. We'll continue to make you proud, WeFamily!

WeVillage Wins Best Child Day Care For Willamette Week's Best Of Portland 2016

WeVillage was voted for another amazing award from Willamette Week. A huge thank you to everyone who gave us your support!

We Won Red Tricycle's "Totally Awesome" Award for best drop-off child care for 2013

Thanks to everyone who voted for us in the Red Tricycle 2013 Totally Awesome Awards, we won! WeVillage was voted the best “drop off child care program” in Portland. We love your kids and we love the opportunity to watch them develop and grow, thanks for letting us be part of your life!

Read Red Tricycle’s interview with Karen, the brains and beauty behind WeVillage here.

WeVillage Television Coverage

See us on television promoting flexible care!

Woohoo! Did you see our interview on KGW? It highlights all the great things WeVillage has to offer. Give it a watch!