Founders

Stephanie Arnold

Stephanie Arnold, Co-Founder and Board Chairwoman

Stephanie Arnold is the Co-Founder and Board Chairwoman of The Homeless Period Project. Stephanie Arnold and Sharron M. Champion founded The Homeless Period Project in 2015 after discovering that many females in Greenville, SC do not have access to menstrual hygiene. Under Stephanie’s leadership, The Homeless Period Project has donated over a quarter-of-a-million Period Packs to shelters, schools, natural disaster zones and to individuals in need totaling over a half-million dollars in product.

Stephanie has been passionate about community service her entire life. She has represented abused children through the Guardian ad Litem program, was an active member of Speak for Animals advocating for laws to protect animals, and served as a hospice volunteer assisting the terminally ill. Also, she worked for 20 years as a paralegal. Stephanie is passionate about speaking for those who have no voice.

Stephanie Arnold is a native of South Carolina and a graduate of Clemson University. She is married, has three children and lives in the North Main Community in Greenville, SC. Stephanie Arnold may be Southern, but she’s no delicate flower. She’s a warrior.

 
Sharron M. Champion

Sharron M. Champion, co-founder and executive director

Sharron M. Champion is the co-founder and executive director of The Homeless Period Project. Sharron and Stephanie Arnold co-founded The Homeless Period Project in 2015. Each day, Sharron works with shelters, schools and organizations to deliver menstrual hygiene products for those in need and advocates for tax-free access to these products for all women.

Sharron frequently laughs and shares that if she had known as a teenager, God’s plan for her was to be the face of tampons in SC, she would have cried.

Sharron serves full-time as an executive administrative and human resources assistant for the Greenville Housing Authority. She is a runner and mentors couch-to-5K training groups at Fleet Feet Sports. Sharron is a proud mom to son, Champion and daughter, Isabella.  Besides being a mom, The Homeless Period Project is Sharron’s passion and calling.