Transforming Lives & Communities

Making a Difference at The Giving Closet Project

Empower students and brighten futures with us.

Refer a Student in Need

We aid you and your students by supplying essentials for low-income & homeless youth.

Make a Donation

Every contribution, regardless of size, holds the potential to transform lives. Thank you!

Become a Partner

Your sponsorship isn’t just support; it’s an investment in students’ brighter futures.

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Elevate Futures & Empower Students

Welcome to our dedicated charity organization, committed to making a meaningful impact in the lives of students and children facing adversity. Our mission is to provide a helping hand to those who need it most, ensuring that every child’s right to education, stability, and a bright future is upheld.

Our Vision

Our Mission


Creating Awareness, Driving Change

Join us to provide essentials, combat absenteeism, and uplift self-esteem, shaping a brighter path for students in need.



Your Donation Will Greatly Help Their Lives

The donation is more than a platform for enjoyment; it’s a conduit for real change. Your company’s support will be showcased prominently, aligning your brand with a cause that resonates deeply within the community.


(904) 226-3931




13475 Atlantic Blvd. Unit 8 Jacksonville, FL. 32225

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
08.00 - 17.00
Saturday - Sunday
08.00 - 17.00
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We're Working To Break The Cycle Of Poverty

Nurturing Potential, Defeating Poverty: Ensuring Every Child’s Essentials in the Wealthiest of Lands.


Experience the Impact

The Hire Purpose Foundation: Rhythm & Roots

Unveiling ‘Rhythm & Roots’: Mark your calendars for October 7, 2023, as we come together to celebrate, acknowledge, and enact lasting change. With a record of over 10,000 students aided, we’re steadfast in our mission to combat student homelessness. Your presence in The Giving Closet Project community holds immeasurable value, and through this upcoming event, we’re set to drive transformative impact.

Elevating Impact: Charting Our Progress via the ‘Rhythm and Roots’ Event Our focus is unwavering: rectifying unequal access to fundamental necessities such as clean clothing, shoes, and hygiene products for students. It’s at the heart of The Giving Closet Project’s mission.

Impactful Evolution: Advancing with Purpose From our passionate origins, we’re embarking on a journey to revolutionize the way we support school communities. We’re dedicated to bringing pragmatic solutions to the forefront.

Urgent Student Support: Addressing Student Homelessness With student homelessness at the forefront, our resolve to aid those in need is unwavering. “Rhythm and Roots” is our call to action, a chance to make a tangible difference.

Invaluable Collaboration: Extending Our Family To our esteemed sponsors and allies, we extend a heartfelt invitation to join us on this impactful voyage. By growing the Giving Closet Project family, we magnify our commitment to students facing adversity.

Celebration with Purpose: The ‘Rhythm and Roots’ Experience October 7, 2023, is our day to rejoice in accomplishments, honor our supporters, and leave a lasting impression. We’re turning this event into a catalyst for meaningful change.

Engage for Impact: Partnering for Progress We’re thrilled to share insights on how you can contribute to our mission. By joining hands with us, you become a vital force in driving positive change for students and children in need.



Discover the individuals shaping our mission at The Giving Closet Project. With diverse expertise and unwavering commitment, they guide initiatives for a lasting impact on students and children in need.

Jennifer Smith

Founder & CEO

Dean Medley

Board President

Wilshem Pennick

Vice Chairman of the Board

Christine Johnson

HR Executive

Ready to Change Lives? Become a Volunteer With Us!

Join us in making a difference. Your contribution, whether big or small, has the power to change lives. Together, we can rewrite the stories of students and children in need, replacing hardship with hope and uncertainty with promise.


Portraits of Compassion


Insights & Inspiration

A a thought-provoking collection of articles and stories that illuminate the transformative journey of The Giving Closet Project. Discover heartwarming anecdotes, insightful perspectives, and inspiring tales of empowerment as we share the impact we’re making together. Join us in exploring the power of generosity, resilience, and positive change through the lens of our charitable endeavors.

Jennifer Smith and The Giving Closet Project