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Giving the Basics

Giving the Basics is a hygiene hub that supplies free personal care items not covered by food stamps to over 230,000 children and families. 

Location: 927 S 7th Street Kansas City, Kansas 66105  

Questions: Joanie Sheeley,, 913-387-4375

Upcoming Events:
Girl Scouting for the Basics for the Giving Parade

  All Levels 

Come join a tradition! This will be the 8th annual Girl Scout Event. Girl Scouting for the Basics drive makes life better for our community members that might be struggling. Every single item you collect will go into the hands of someone in need. Your troop will make a BIG difference! Hygiene items most needed include:

  • Deodorant
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Lotion
  • Feminine Hygiene

View the full list of hygiene items needed.

Additional info: Please sign up with Giving the Basics so we know you are collecting for our organization. Visit the Giving the Basics website and select the Dignity Drive option to let us know you are collecting items for our organization.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW for the Giving Parade.  

Outcomes: Displays positive values, Learns to identify and solve problems in her community
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.