Basic Needs

Join Us

If you’re like us, you want to help people become the best versions of themselves. You want families to be happy and strong. You want people to be engaged and productive at work. You don’t want parents and children to suffer.

We’re fighting to get struggling, working families on a path to financial stability through livable wage jobs, quality, affordable childcare, and basic supports.

You can’t reach your peak without a strong foundation.

[Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological review, 50(4), 370.]

Start with the BASICS

Struggling, working families (ALICE) live paycheck to paycheck. Many adults work 2-3 part time jobs—juggling multiple shifts just to make ends meet. But sometimes working parents still have to make horrible choices between paying the rent and feeding their children. Cars break down. Medical bills pile up. These families are just one emergency away from financial ruin.

Your donations are a buffer from financial disaster. You help make working families’ paychecks stretch a little bit longer. Your gifts provide extra help with rent, food, utilities, legal advocacy, and shelter from violence. You provide the foundation for people to grow. You can view our full listed of funded partners and agencies here.