June 20, 2018

A few weeks ago we visited the Foundling Crisis Nursery in New York City. To give a little back ground  the Foundling organization has been around since 1869  and started as a shelter to  help protect abandoned infants.  Since then the  New York Foundling organization has gone way beyond  just caring for abandoned infants, they established a pediatric hospital, opened up one of the first ever preschools to care for the needs of working mothers, worked on creating a program to strengthen the family  and reduce  the amount of children in foster care and of course created a crisis nursery  in 1982.  A crisis nursery is essentially a place where a family in crisis can place their children  for a short period of time, at some nurseries it is only for 72 hours, in NY it is usually a few days but can be up to two weeks. Some families are homeless, others call because they feel so stressed they worry they will hurt their child, sometimes a single mom is in the hospital and her other children n...

January 1, 2017

Last year we began our journey to Pinwheel Place. We did not know what the future held in store for us. However, we knew we could no longer stand on the sidelines while children suffered from abuse and neglect on a daily basis. We were very grateful to quickly find other people who shared our passion and dedication to ensure that all children feel safe, loved and valued and to know that they are not alone. With these dedicated volunteers and many local businesses by our side, we were able to host our first event within the community which helped spread the news about our nonprofit. This year we hope to include the community even more by hosting a variety of different events. One of these events is a pinwheel photography contest because as they say a picture is worth a thousand words. Another is  #thejarproject which is a year-round event that encourages you to save your spare change to help Pinwheel place and the children we will serve   We also hope to have people plant pinwheel garde...

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PO Box 257

Red Bank, NJ 07701

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A home for children at risk of abuse or neglect

A 501(c) 3 non-profit organization

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