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Giving Kids Hope Foundation, Inc. is a tax exempt nonprofit charitable organization. All donations are tax deductable.

Giving Kids Hope Foundation

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“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”

Stacia Tauscher

Upcoming Events

  • Operation Fostering Glam
    Operation Fostering Glam
    Wed, Jun 28
    Virtual Event
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 AM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 AM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Collecting Prom Dresses to keep the dream alive and give foster kids a chance to attend Prom.
  • ShopRaise Fundraiser
    ShopRaise Fundraiser
    Wed, Jun 28
    ShopRaise App
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    ShopRaise App
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    ShopRaise App
    You can now support GKH without it costing you a penny out of pocket by using ShopRaise
  • Can Tab Fundraiser
    Can Tab Fundraiser
    Wed, Jun 28
    Pick up available in some areas
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Pick up available in some areas
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 29, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Pick up available in some areas
    Collect can tabs to support Giving Kids Hope Foundation
  • School Supply Drive
    School Supply Drive
    Mon, Jul 01
    Hickory
    Jul 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 20, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Jul 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 20, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Our School Supply Drive helps those living in foster care to get the tools they need to succeed in school.
  • River Hill Refuge  Playground Construction
    River Hill Refuge  Playground Construction
    Wed, May 22
    Shelby
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Shelby, Shelby, NC, USA
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Shelby, Shelby, NC, USA
    We will be building a playground in Shelby NC for River Hill Refuge. Volunteers are needed. Date and time will be announced soon.
  • Burger King in Hudson
    Burger King in Hudson
    Wed, May 22
    Hudson
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Hudson, 2790 Hickory Blvd, Hudson, NC 28638, USA
    May 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Hudson, 2790 Hickory Blvd, Hudson, NC 28638, USA
    Come out to Burger King in Hudson NC and join us for a day of fun
  • 80 Mile Walk-A-Thon
    80 Mile Walk-A-Thon
    Tue, Aug 01
    Nation wide
    Aug 01, 2023, 7:00 AM – Aug 31, 2023, 9:00 PM
    Nation wide
    Aug 01, 2023, 7:00 AM – Aug 31, 2023, 9:00 PM
    Nation wide
    We are calling for all ages, in all different area codes to come together to raise awareness and donations to help children in foster care. Go ahead and make a pledges today, because we start movin' on August 1st
  • Softball Tournament
    Softball Tournament
    Sat, Jun 24
    Mazeppa Park
    Jun 24, 2023, 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
    Mazeppa Park, 645 Mazeppa Rd, Mooresville, NC 28115, USA
    Jun 24, 2023, 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
    Mazeppa Park, 645 Mazeppa Rd, Mooresville, NC 28115, USA
    Come out to Mezzapa Park in Mooresville on June 24th. Come support the Giving Kids Hope Foundation Team and meet the players
  • Giving Kids Hope Softball Tournament
    Giving Kids Hope Softball Tournament
    Sat, May 14
    Hickory
    May 14, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    May 14, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
  • Sat, Apr 16
    Hickory
    Apr 16, 2022, 8:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Apr 16, 2022, 8:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Have the Easter Bunny visit your home and hide eggs in your front yard for Easter morning.
  • Giving Kids Hope Corn Hole Tournament
    Giving Kids Hope Corn Hole Tournament
    Sat, Apr 09
    Hickory
    Apr 09, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Apr 09, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
  • Snow Tubing 2022
    Snow Tubing 2022
    Fri, Feb 11
    Seven Devils
    Feb 11, 2022, 12:00 PM
    Seven Devils, 2058 Skyland Dr, Seven Devils, NC 28604, USA
    Feb 11, 2022, 12:00 PM
    Seven Devils, 2058 Skyland Dr, Seven Devils, NC 28604, USA
    A fun outing for those living in a transitional home.
  • Letter from Santa
    Letter from Santa
    Sun, Nov 07
    Hickory
    Nov 07, 2021, 7:00 PM EST – Nov 08, 2021, 5:14 PM EST
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    Nov 07, 2021, 7:00 PM EST – Nov 08, 2021, 5:14 PM EST
    Hickory, Hickory, NC, USA
    !We have partnered with Santa to bring magic to your holiday!! This is a great way to support Giving Kids Hope while also creating a wonderful memory. A letter from Santa and a "Nice List" Certificate will bring cheer to this Christmas Season!
  • Book Drive
    Book Drive
    Wed, Dec 30
    Pick up only
    Dec 30, 2020, 7:02 PM – Jan 31, 2021, 11:02 PM
    Pick up only, Catawba County, Mecklenburg County and Lincoln County
    Dec 30, 2020, 7:02 PM – Jan 31, 2021, 11:02 PM
    Pick up only, Catawba County, Mecklenburg County and Lincoln County
    Giving Kids Hope's annual book drive for Catawba County NC, Mecklenburg County NC and Lincoln County NC. These books will be placed in libraries in group homes for foster kids to enjoy.
  • Baby Drive Month
    Baby Drive Month
    Sat, Feb 01
    Location is TBD
    Feb 01, 2020, 12:00 AM – Feb 29, 2020, 11:59 PM
    Location is TBD
    Feb 01, 2020, 12:00 AM – Feb 29, 2020, 11:59 PM
    Location is TBD

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