Basic Needs

Addressing basic needs helps more people survive and move forward.

We’re fighting to help our most vulnerable neighbors and those in crisis recover by meeting their basic needs. This means addressing a lack of resources and overcoming barriers to life-saving assistance. Helping those in need survive today propels them to live their best lives possible tomorrow.


  • Food insecurity
  • Rent and mortgage assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Safety
  • Shelter assistance
Keychain with a small house.


For more information, contact Matt Lowe, United Way Community Impact Manager for Basic Needs, at or (316) 267‑1321.