Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beyond Basic Needs?
At Beyond Basic Needs, we connect you to the technology that makes it easy to manage and get help for basic services including food delivery, cleaning services, transportation services and other basic needs at no charge to the individual. We believe these services are imperative to improving the quality of life after a medical event.

Our volunteer network spreads awareness and helps those in need utilize the technology to organize support.

How can I make a donation to Beyond Basic Needs?

Click here to start the online donation process.

To send a check, please make the check out to Beyond Basic Needs. Please provide your contact information (Name, Address, Email Address) so we can provide a receipt of the donation. Please mail the check to: Beyond Basic Needs, 1093 A1A Beach Blvd #454 St Augustine, FL 32080.

Is my donation to Beyond Basic Needs tax deductible?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognizes Beyond Basic Needs Inc. as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 85-3075681. Contributions to Beyond Basic Needs Inc. may be eligible for tax deduction in the U.S.A., please consult your tax advisor for eligibility. No goods or services were offered or provided in exchange for this contribution.

How does Beyond Basic Needs use the donations it collects?

At Beyond Basic Needs, we are extremely grateful for your donation. 100% of funds donated for Port Pillow kits go directly to the items within the kits and shipping. For all other donations, we put your money to work raising awareness and supporting InKind Pages setup through a Beyond Basic Needs link. 

What is the relationship between Beyond Basic Needs and Give InKind?

Beyond Basic Needs connects you to the tools you need to thrive in this period of time with the help of your friends, family and support community. We have partnered with Give InKind, an easy-to-use online tool for organizing support during life’s important and challenging moments.

Each InKind Page empowers communities to help from anywhere through a Care Calendar, Wishlist, News and Updates, Donations, and more. From the birth of a baby, to the loss of a loved one, to medical crisis, and disasters, Give InKind makes support simple so that no one goes through a big moment alone.

Give InKind is a free platform that generates revenue from partner products throughout the site, the products sold directly, and optional tips from supporters.

For those InKind Pages started through Beyond Basic Needs, there is a revenue share of the optional tips from supporters. We use these funds to further extend our reach and help more people in need.

Is there a fee to use Give InKind?

No – Give InKind is a free platform that makes money from partner products throughout the site, the products sold directly, and optional tips from supporters.

How can I volunteer to help Beyond Basic Needs?

At Beyond Basic Needs, we connect you to the technology that makes it easy to manage and get help for basic services including food delivery, cleaning services, transportation services and other basic needs at no charge to the individual. We believe these services are imperative to improving the quality of life after a medical event.

Our volunteer network spreads awareness and helps those in need utilize the technology to organize support.

Click here to visit the Volunteer Page.

How can I get help to setup my InKind Page?

Our volunteers can answer any of your questions and help you get started by building an InKind Page.

Click here to get in touch with our volunteers.