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Everybody Counts: Donations help our most vulnerable population

Posted on December 19, 2017 at 6:00 am


Every January, the City of Spokane performs a community-wide, one-day count of the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population as part of the Everybody Counts Campaign. The city’s outreach team also distributes much needed supplies and items to this most vulnerable population in our community.

In support of the Everybody Counts Donation Drive project, Spokane County Library District is accepting donations for distribution during the campaign. You can show your compassionate support by dropping off any items you are able to give from the following list to any of our libraries through Thursday, January 18, 2018.

Items most needed for donation
  • Adhesive bandages
  • Antibacterial ointment
  • Baby wipes
  • Blankets (new “throw style”)
  • Boots
  • Cell phone chargers
  • Combs
  • Denture adhesive and cleaner
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers (all sizes) and pull-ups
  • Gloves (including large and XL sizes)
  • Hand warmers
  • Hats and earmuffs
  • Laundry soap
  • Neck wallets
  • Pajamas
  • Pet food
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Socks (wool and polyester; no cotton)
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Underwear (children and adult sizes)
  • Winter clothing items (thermal underwear and snow pants)
  • Winter coats (all sizes for children and adults)

We are thankful for any donations you are able to give. To make a financial donation and learn more about Everybody Counts Campaign, visit the City of Spokane website.

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