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August 20, 2016

 On my road to Pinwheel Place many people have asked me why I am on this journey?  For me that is a strange question because when you think of the at -risk children we will serve and what they go through or went through on any given day  how can you not want to do something? That being said, when I originally went to Casa de Esperanza in Houston my answer to that question was that  I was blessed with two loving parents and I had a wonderful childhood  and I just wanted to give back to children who weren’t that fortunate. Very simple. I guess now my answer is that and more. I have a daughter and I can’t imagine her living through what some of these children live through, it pains my heart.  Also as a parent, I realize how hard it it is to be a parent under normal circumstances but not everyone is so lucky to live in “normal”. Some people travel along bumpier roads in life with lots of road blocks. That adds layers to what I want to accomplish. I think it also makes me ask more “why’s” a...

August 4, 2016

Whenever you travel you must research your destination, so in thinking about Pinwheel Place and researching we found out about a place called Angels Wings. Angels Wings was a residential home in New Jersey for young children whose parents were unable to care for them. In further research we found out that it is no longer in existence but it’s parent organization Anchor House is still found in Trenton. Anchor House is a transitional home for adolescent youth. We decided to make our next stop the Anchor House to find out about their agency as well as find out what happened to Angel’s Wings.

The staff at Anchor House were very welcoming and very open to sharing their mission. They are very passionate about helping the youths transition into returning home or a more stable placement. They provide emergency housing, food,  clothing and hope for runaway and homeless youth ages 10-17.  They provide immediate help to youth while looking to reunite them with their families . They also provide co...

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PO Box 257

Red Bank, NJ 07701

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(732)542-1026

A home for children at risk of abuse or neglect

A 501(c) 3 non-profit organization

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