Urban Alliance

Beyond the Basics: Basic Needs

Beyond the Basics is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and organizations reach and serve people who are lacking food, clothing or housing so they meet their basic needs and gain greater stability in their lives.

We partner with churches and organizations to strengthen their basic needs programs by equipping them to foster a culture that affirms the dignity and potential of each person, connect people to support in the community, and implement programming that helps people further develop life skills to address their needs.

We provide churches and organizations in our network with convening, training, toolkits, consultation, grants, supplies and volunteers to build stronger food pantries, community meal sites, clothing banks, transitional living facilities, sober houses and other basic needs programs in the community.

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