Giving Hope & Help Inc

PO Box 2446
Lee's Summit , MO 64063

Phone: (816) 507-9760

Contact Name: Jessica Lynn McClellan

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Dropoff: Yes

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Type of Charity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Substance Abuse

Giving Hope & Help is a 501c3, nonprofit organization that supports domestic violence survivors, provides essential resources to end period poverty, empowers college bound and non-traditional students and inspires cancer patients, lifting all those we serve to live their best life.


History of GH&H 1. Feminine Hygiene Product Drives to End Period Poverty and promote Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Giving Hope & Help Inc. launched in honor of the founder’s Thanksgiving birthday. “The Thanksgiving Birthday Give”-Launch of Giving Hope & Help and 1st Annual Feminine Hygiene Product Drive to collect sanitary napkins and tampons. Over 5,000 products were collected to benefit the domestic violence shelter, Hope House in Jackson County- 2 locations. To date, Giving Hope & Help supports 25+ domestic violence shelters/places of refuge. Texas Giving Hope & Help launched Nov. 2015, with the first annual feminine product drive. Giving Hope & Help collects period products and packaged children’s and women’s underwear year-round via partnerships with businesses, organizations, companies, and the community to support the NO FEMALE WITHOUT or NO MENSTRUATOR WITHOUT PERIOD PRODUCTS MOVEMENT. This movement benefits domestic violence survivors (and the shelters in which they live), natural disaster survivors, the homeless community, schools, women, and girls’ organizations and those in need of feminine care locally and across the globe. Giving Hope & Help has made a global impact to end period poverty. GH&H has shipped feminine products to Cambodia, Nairobi-Kenya, Haiti, Mexico the Bahamas. GH&H has supported over 250 girls with period products and girl’s underwear in Limuru, Kenya from 2017 to the present. To date, GH&H local and global impact has benefited over 50,000 women and girls. 2. LOVE Bags 4 Cancer Donation & Delivery Events A portion of the proceeds benefits the American Cancer Society and cancer nonprofits. The LOVE Bags 4 Cancer initiative uplifts hospitalized male and female cancer patients annually in honor of Valentine's Day and Mother's Day. Over six hundred cancer patients have been inspired and uplifted with the LOVE Bags 4 Cancer since February 2015. Jessica was inspired to launch this initiative in honor of her late niece who fought cancer for six years. Giving Hope & Help has partnered with Kansas City metro area hospitals in Kansas and Missouri to deliver the LOVE Bags 4 Cancer. 3. Education Is Your Passport Program (EIYP) The program provides educational and financial assistance for Pre-K through adult college students. The program's annual scholarship initiative: The Education Is Your Passport Scholarship Program, benefits underserved high school seniors and non-traditional, college bound students. During the 2020 and 2021 pandemic, the program awarded thirty college scholarships in addition to 1 FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIP to Metropolitan Community College, Penn Valley.

Items Accepted
  • Computers & Technology
  • Books & Magazines - Children's
  • Books & Magazines - Adult
  • Hygiene Products
  • School Supplies