The Pinnwheel Group, Inc. offers many programs in four key areas:

  • Housing Programs

  • The Pinnwheel Foundation Advocacy Services

  • Arts & Science (STEM) Education

  • Land Preservation & Conservation


Community Programs

  • Pocketbook with a Purpose – This project gives away pocketbooks fill with toiletries to homeless women and trouble teenage girls.

  • Thanksgiving – 60 low income families receive Thanksgiving Baskets every year.

  • Christmas – collaborating with nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania, feed and provide toys to 5,000 homeless families.


Education Programs

  • North Carolina Reading Program – The program gave 246 children at the Willis Hare Elementary School a sign copy of book by author, Kelly Starlings Lyons.

  • Scholarship Programs – The program provides scholarships to high school graduates and to students who attend STEM Scholastic Camps throughout North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Last year the program awarded $1,500.00 in scholarships.


Land Preservation

This year 650 White Oak trees were planted to improve the environment.



  • USDA – Land Preservation and Forestry

  • Willis Hare Elementary School Alumni

  • Fair Housing of PA