The Basics Newsletter 2020-02

October fundraiser: Oct 5, 2019 Event at ConocoPhillips raised over $7000 dollars, these monies are providing much needed gear for children in need. Thank you to board members, sponsors, ConocoPhillips for the event space ($3500 value), silent auction donations, Alaska Airlines, WineStyles, Alaska Wildberry, Ak Railroad, NOVA

Teaming Together Making a Difference: ConocoPhillips $10,000 2019 grant project supported students/athletes in need with gear to join sports teams.  Eight high school boys from the Mat-Su Valley homeless program joined their baseball team. Seven girls from the Kenai Peninsula participated in soccer meets with soccer shoes, they were unable to compete prior, but they practiced with what they had for shoes. Thank you ConocoPhillips!

ConocoPhillips awarded an additional $10,000 dollars in January 2020 to support sports specific programs on the Kenai, Anchorage. The Mat-Su grant project will fund the purchase of gear for sports programs in the Mat-Su.

Thank You!

LaTouche Pediatrics / Puffin Project: LaTouche Pediatrics donated $2500 which will provide winter gear for elementary students in need to access winter physical activity programs. Thank You LaTouche Pediatrics!

Anonymous donation: $5000 dollars was donated by a person who wants to be anonymous, which demonstrates the work all of us are doing, reaching children in need is being recognized. Thank you to our anonymous donor!

Mat-Su Health Grant / Paying It Forward: Beginning stages of implementing the grant project “Paying It Forward” have begun in the Mat-Su Valley.  Active Soles will be helping to get the storage facility running efficiently. Thank you Active Soles & Mat-Su Health Foundation!

And a special thank you to Cheryl Curtis our Mat-Su board member liaison who has connected The Basics with amazing resources like Mat-Su Health Foundation

The Basics Newsletter 2020-02

The Basics Executive Board

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