Join us for a night of 1920s themed fun!

Scramble for Dignity

Hosted by Moonshot Innovations

Held at the beautiful Loch Lloyd Country Club, the First Annual Scramble for Dignity benefiting Giving the Basics was a huge success. We want to sincerely thank all of the sponsors, players, and especially Moonshot Innovations for making the day happen!

Race for Dignity

Our Annual 5k Race for Dignity hosted by the Giving the Basics Young Executive Board!


Sun, October 3, 2021


Frank A Theis Park

533 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard

Kansas City, MO US 64110

More Info Here

Back to School!

The start of a new school year is an exciting time. However, many children struggle to make friends, focus in class, or even simply raise their hands because they are unable to get clean. Please consider donating to our Virtual Back to School Drive here.

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Staff Highlight

Meet Chandra! She has been the Controller at Giving the Basics since November 2019.

What is the best thing about working at Giving the Basics? 

Seeing the passion that everyone has for our mission - the employees, Board of Directors, donors and volunteers. It makes my heart so happy. It is such a huge blessing to be a part of this amazing organization.

What is your favorite joke? 

How do you drive an accountant completely insane?

  Tie them to a chair and mess up their Excel formulas!

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