Board Members

Working together to make it happen

Julie Welles

  • President
  • Planning Committee Member of Lancaster PA Fair
  • President/Social Media and Marketing Strategist - SparkMission LLC
  • Resides in Lancaster, PA

Jeannie Kruidenier

  • Treasurer
  • President of Aluminum & Carbon Plus, Inc.
  • Resides in Alexandria, VA & Sarasota, FL

Tara Bibb

  • Secretary
  • Fair Director of GTGH Arlington, VA
  • Resides in Arlington, VA

Katie Shrader

  • Board Member
  • Volunteer at GTGH Arlington, VA
  • Founder and president of Potomac Prose Communication Strategies
  • Resides in Arlington, VA

Patricia Whalen 

  • Board Member
  • Director of Gifts That Give Hope in Cranbrook, BC
  • Assistant Executive Director - East Kootenay Foundation for Health
  • Resides in Cranbrook, BC



When you purchase a gift from “Gifts that Give Hope” for a friend or family member, you not

only celebrate the special occasion with a unique gift, you also give back to the community.


Some of our Participating Non-Profit Organizations...


Raised since 2007


Local, national, and international non-profits helped


Average donations raised per fair last year


Marks the FIRST International Gifts That Give Hope, in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Our Mission

Gifts That Give Hope promotes meaningful gift giving and support for non-profit organizations by helping communities host Alternative Gift Fairs. 

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Contact Us

Gifts That Give Hope

MAILING Address only

1002 Lititz Pike #221

Lititz, PA 17543

A registered 501(c)(3)  #27-0398106