Shelter and Detention Ministry Items Needed

The following items are needed for the Women’s Overflow Shelter:


  • Twin size sheet sets (new or used)
  • Standard pillowcases
  • Light to medium blankets (machine washable)

Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Razors (for men and women)
  • Men’s toiletries (shaving cream
  • Deodorant (for men and women)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toothbrushes, floss and dental hygiene
  • Pocket or small combs

Equipment and Furnishings

  • Desktop laser printer (wi-fi capable)
  • Laptop or notebook computer (relatively up to date)
  • Lockable two or four drawer filing cabinet
  • Large capacity coffee maker
  • High quality extension cords

Office Supplies

  • Printer paper
  • Binders
  • Expanding File with Pockets (A to Z)
  • Permanent markers (‘Sharpies’)

Additionally, the Detention Ministry is in need of:

  • Books, all genres
  • Plastic reading glasses of any strengths
  • White tube socks are ALWAYS needed at the Thurston County Jail. They are currently requested for the Christmas Cookies and Socks program.
  • Home made cookies —– lots of them for the Christmas program at the Thurston county jail.
  • Adult male (and women for the Purdy Prison) ‘work casual’ clothes and shoes – given to each inmate (one outfit) upon release.

If you can help supply some of these needed items, please contact Bene Reece at (360) 292-7143 or