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Shelter Shower - Drive Up & Drop Off Event!



The Community is invited to join United Way of Thurston County to ‘Shower’ SafePlace and Family Support Center of South Sound's Pear Blossom Place at Drive-Up Shelter Shower 2020!

Drive-Up and Drop-Off Details:

When: December 10, 2020 between noon and 3 PM

Where: United Way of Thurston County, 3525 7th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98502

How: Volunteers will be waiting curbside to pick up donated items when you drive up! All volunteers will wear masks, gloves and we encourage donors to wear masks as well. In order to comply with new statewide COVID-19 restrictions as of 11/15/2020, the number of volunteers is limited to four. We will have contactless dropoff.  


SafePlace works for societal change to prevent sexual and domestic violence while offering crisis intervention, education, and long-term advocacy services. 

Family Support Center seeks to build strong, healthy, safe, and hopeful families through six collaborative programs and multiple services, utilizing a "one-stop shop" model. The Family Support Center diligently works to end family homelessness, poverty, and family violence through programs and services.

United Way of Thurston County mobilizes the caring power of the community to fight for the health, education and financial stability of everyone in our community, and Shelter Shower is a wonderful time of coming together to shower these organizations with essential supplies so they can continue their work of societal change by serving individuals and families in crisis.

View the Wish Lists!

SafePlace and Pear Blossom Place have compiled a wish list of items they can use most.

We ask that all donors fill out this in-kind donation form online OR print off this donation form and bring it with you. Thank you!

If you are unable to drop-off items at United Way of Thurston County on during the drop-off window and would still like to donate, please call United Way (360) 943-2773 and arrange another drop-off date OR consider donating to United Way here

Thank you from SafePlace and Pear Blossom Place!

Click on the video below to hear from SafePlace and Pear Blossom Place about how your Shelter Shower gift will make a difference.


For more information, please contact Lindsay Fujimoto, Director of Volunteer Programs at United Way of Thurston County,


Gifts from Shelter Shower 2019