Simply the Basics

August 27, 2018

Affording basic hygiene items is a stressor for many of the families we serve. 91% of our program participants are considered low income.

Thanks to Simply the Basics, we’re able to provide extra support in the form of Clorox disinfecting wipes, feminine products, cleaning spray, sponges, paper towels, and diapers.

FamilyWise Donation Simpy the Basics

About Simply the Basics

In the winter of 2015, Meghan Freebeck hosted a donation drive of menstrual hygiene products for people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. After only 48 hours, enough money and products were raised to provide for every homeless female in the city! It was clear how great the need was for basic hygiene products and how much the community wanted to to support this goal. It was decided to find a way to ensure that all people have their basic needs met, regardless of housing or income. Read More

About FamilyWise

Since 1976, FamilyWise has been keeping children safe and helping families gain the stability needed to lead healthy and productive lives. FamilyWise provides parent education, comprehensive support services, and supervised visitation and safe exchange services to at-risk children and families experiencing trauma. In 2017, nearly 1,200 children under the age of six were kept safe while parents learned to help them achieve age-appropriate developmental milestones. 91% of program participants are considered low income. Read More

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