Kansas Governor Proclaims October

Governor's Proclaimation


Teresa Hamilton the Executive Director and Founder of Giving the Basics was honored at a mass and reception at her alma mater St. Teresa as the 2015 distinguished alumna. Teresa and Michele Orpin were humbled by the Compassion for the homeless award given by City Union Mission.

AMC corporate office helped our school program add another school district with their generous donation this month.


Thanks to everyone who participated as a team, volunteered , or cheered us on for the first annual madmiton tournament at Theis park! Over $73,000 was raised at the event. We are extremely grateful for Two West kicking off this successful event for us!

We were desperate for toilet paper and Creative Planning came to the rescue and helped us purchase a truck load of toilet paper. A HUGE thank to them for their generosity.

We are proud to announce we have added 9 more school districts to be served by Giving the Basics. We will be reaching 127 schools with a target of 10,000 low income or homeless children that will receive personal care hygiene items.

As the holidays approach please consider a product drive at your place of business, school, or church. A fun idea would be a Christmas tree decorated with ornaments asking for personal care hygiene items. We can help you put together this idea. Just let us know! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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