Homeless Ministry

* This is now a line item listed for on-line giving or you can write it in on tithe envelopes *

Leaders:  Chris and Lorena Jacoby 719-229-7772

                    Zach and Rachel Smith. 360-605-3324

Please drop off items at Zach and Rachel Smith’s home or call for arrangements for items to be picked up.  Their address is: 20013 NE 10thAvenue.   Ridgefield 98642

They will store donated items at their home until time for the monthly Sabbath afternoon visit.   They would like to have items one week prior to their visit.

Here is an updated list of items needed:

  • Tarps (best value at Costco)
  • Tents
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Blankets
  • Coats
  • Socks (new only)
  • Backpacks or reusable bags
  • Trash bags
  • Sanitary wipes
  • Hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, feminine items, soap, shampoo, etc)

We cannot take:

  • Children's clothing
  • Suits or Dress clothes (Open House Ministries in Downtown Vancouver will take these)
  • Household decorations or items

 

We make up packets in Ziplock bags to distribute to each person.  Items can include:

Water, water flavor packets, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, shampoo, combs, lotion, GLOW tract, steps to Christ, Bible, nuts, bagel and cream cheese or bean burrito, potato chips, deodorant, toothbrush, Gold Bond, wet wipes, soap, garbage sacks, small tablet and pen.