Donate Personal Care Items 

little girl brushing teeth

We accept small quantities AND pallets of donated product – no quantity is too large or too small!

For larger drives and donations, please visit our Dignity Drive page to learn more about organizing a drive, support from Giving the Basics and pickup.

We also keep an updated Wish List with special items needed for our operations. Please contact us if you can help us fulfill any of these needs. 

We always welcome individual walk-in donations during normal business hours at the following locations:

• Bob Hamilton Plumbing, Heating, A/C and Rooter, 7899 Frontage Road, Overland Park, KS 66204
• Midwest Engravers, 7341 W 97th St, Overland Park, KS 66212
• HyVee, 1307 E North Ave, Belton, MO 64012

Below are the hygiene products most needed at Giving the Basics. The items with an asterisk are items we have the highest need for at the moment.

All-purpose cleaner*
Baby wipes
Body soap (full size and travel size)
Conditioner (full size and travel size)
Dental floss
Deodorant* (full size and travel size)
Dish soap
Incontinence pads
Laundry soap*
Lotion* (full size and travel size)
Maxi pads
Pull ups
Shampoo (full size and travel size)
Shaving crème (full size and travel size)
Storage Bags
Tissue (full size and travel size)
Toilet paper
Toothpaste (full size and travel size)
Trash bags