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Back to School Drive!

The Inspiring HANDS annual back to school drive is underway throughout the month of August. Our partnering businesses are Allegiance Bank, Envoy Mortgage, Builder’s Backbone, Sterling ASI, and The Woodlands Elite Cheer. Each have generously offered to be host collection centers for this year’s drive. Please consider making a donation of a new backpack, zip style sandwich bags and chewy granola bars. Cash donations are also accepted at The drive benefits over 4,500 pre-school aged children and their school aged siblings who are registered in the Kids Meals, Inc. Houston program. Learn more at 

Summer Volunteer Opportunities


this summer and help feed Houston’s hungriest preschool aged children.

Volunteers are needed! Please see sign up dates and times below.


Every day in Houston, there are 88,740 children, or 1 out of 4 preschool aged children, who may not know where their next meal is coming from. Harris County has the 2nd highest rate of child food insecurity in the nation, meaning our children have limited or unreliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

Kids Meals’ delivers healthy meals to the doorsteps of Houston’s hungriest preschool-aged children. They are a first-responder to children ages five years old and under facing debilitating hunger due to extreme poverty. Every weekday, year-round, from 9 am to noon, volunteers prepare thousands of healthy lunches consisting of a sandwich, nutritious snack and 100% juice or milk. Six Kids Meals vans deliver the meals M-F to children enrolled in their program. They currently serve six Houston area routes that target zip codes all located within Beltway 8, where the need is critical.



Sign up to volunteer on Wednesday, June 21st from 9am-12:00pm at Kids Meals Houston. Volunteers will be in the kitchen making sandwiches, packing lunch packs, bagging lunch packs items, etc.


Sign up to volunteer on Wednesday, July 5th from 9am-12:00pm at Kids Meals Houston. Volunteers will be in the kitchen making sandwiches, packing lunch packs, bagging lunch packs items, etc.


Inspiring HANDS, Inc. will be hosting a Back to School Drive for Kids Meals Houston throughout the month of August. We will be collecting donations of chewy granola bars and back packs. We are looking for partnering businesses for drop off locations and volunteers to assist in coordinating weekly pickup of donated items for delivery to the Kids Meals Center in Houston.

Volunteer opportunities for ages 8+. All minors must be accompanied by a parent.

Wish to volunteer or become a donation drop off center? CLICK HERE to sign up now!

Questions? or 832-953-5354

Over $20,915 in 2017 IH Awards

Inspiring HANDS is proud to announce that we were able to award a grand total of $20,915 for camperships & riderships thanks to the generous support of our volunteers, sponsors and donations!

Cooking for a cause at Molly’s Pub Tomball

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd for the Molly’s Pub Cajun Cook Off for a Cause benefiting Inspiring HANDS and Camp HOPE.



Cook off team’s setup at 9 am

Live music at 2 pm

Tasting 3-6:30 pm

Awards and Raffle at 7 pm

Live music and fun continues!

Kendra Scott Gives Back Night!

Join us on Friday, April 7th from 6-8 pm at The Woodlands store.

Can’t attend but would like to participate?

Email us your contact information along with the item number(s) of the piece(s) you wish to purchase before 5pm on Friday the 7th to .  During the event hours, 6-8 pm, a store sales representative will contact you to confirm and place your order. Item(s) will be shipped directly to you from Kendra Scott.

Thank you in advance for your generous support!

2017 Come Together Extravaganza!

Invite and Sponsor Opp

 Featuring a live Eagles tribute concert by


Put on your best ‘70’s costume, formal wear, or come as your are as this will be an event you don’t want to miss.


To Purchase Tickets  Click Here 

Inspiring HANDS hosts one event a year, Come Together, which benefits the awards program. Therefore, your participation in the form of sponsorship, donations and attendance is critical to the continuation of this program. For more information including event sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at 832-953-5354 or



Each year Inspiring HANDS provides up to $20,000 in Campership or Ridership Awards for award scholarship programs for special needs individuals of all ages. We are currently accepting applications now through March 15th.  IH Campership and Ridership programs help individuals with financial and special needs residing in Harris and Montgomery counties to attend partner, non-profit organizations in Texas that specialize in meeting those needs.  Donations contribute to tuition and awards at a select set of non-profit camps and centers that offer therapeutic support, adaptive recreation, and a focus on cultivating skills and values needed for success. Current partner organizations include Camp Blessing Texas, Camp Summit, Camp CAMP, SIRE Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch, and Joy Ride.

Applications for these Camperships and Riderships will be accepted until March 15, 2017, and will be reviewed in the order received. The selection committee, which will consider all applications on a case-by-case basis, is made up of Michael Broussard, founding member of Building New Foundations; Michelle Droubi, office president for Allegiance Bank; and Bruce Hillegeist, president of the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce.  Award recipients will be notified by May 1, 2017.

For further information on the IH awards program or to apply click CAMPERSHIPS or RIDERSHIPS

Donate and Save Tax!


The holidays, as well as throughout the year, are a time to think about others, and many people choose to donate money or tangible goods to charity. Taxpayers who itemize deductions can claim one when donating to a qualified organization, such as a nonprofit 501(c)(3). Deductions are generally based on the fair market value of the donated item, which may not be the same as the original cost. When you make a donation to the Inspiring HANDS Awards Program, benefiting individuals of all ages with special needs, your donation qualifies for full tax exemption.

Please CLICK HERE to become a sponsor of a Camper or Rider today

Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities

Are you looking for ways to help in your community this Thanksgiving? Here is a list of opportunities this holiday season in Harris County as well as throughout the year. CLICK HERE for further details.

Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities

Looking for ways to help this Thanksgiving? Here are some opportunities to assist those in need in Harris County and more over the holidays and throughout the year. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Over $79,000 raised for Campership & Ridership Awards!



Thank You To Those Who Attended and the Sponsors & Donors of the 2016


Without you, the Awards Program would not be possible!

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