August and September 2019 Newsletter
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Bettin' on the Basics Gala was the Bee's Knees
Our 2nd Annual Bettin' on the Basics Gala was a great success. Hosted at 28 Event Space, we shared a night of food, drinks, casino games, and wonderful Jazz music and tap dancing by Lonnie McFadden!

Our amazing Sponsors, Donors, Board Members, Staff, and Volunteers created an exceptional night that will support Giving the Basics Mission to provide personal care and hygiene products.
To see all of the event photos, click HERE .
Top Left : Arthur Seabury from Hogan Prep gave a moving testimony about how deeply the Basics impact the students he works with. Top Right : Jazz musician Lonnie McFadden doing amazing things on the trumpet;

Bottom : Giving the Basics Board Members (Left to Right) Peter Hardy , Kristi Macaluso , Sean Wheeler , Scott Fillmore , Thomas Charles , Teresa Hamilton , Anna Marie Vogel , Heath Hoobing , Kim Newton , Kelley Scharosch , Jefferey Anderson, Shelly Koehler , and Erin Kalkbrenner of Giving the Basics Wichita.
Chiefs Women's Organization Serves at Giving the Basics
We all know our favorite hometown team, but the women behind this organization are doing great things for Kansas City! Thanks Chiefs Women's Organization for helping us get hygiene products into the city.
Badges for the Basics
Our Police Program Highlighted in The Informant
"It's amazing the walls that can be broken down in 45 seconds talking to someone about toothbrushes and deodorant" Officer (Vito) Mazzara said.
New Signage
It will now be much easier to find our awesome warehouse! We worked with Midwest Signs to install new signage on the front lawn. Next time you are driving down 7th street in Kansas City, Kansas, give us a wave!