We need your help! Census workers will fan out across the County to conduct a street census, survey people at food banks, community meals, and other places that offer survival commodities.

We gladly welcome individuals or groups of people to help conduct this census. There are many shifts and opportunities to engage, as well as training prior to the census to help you understand your role.


Donations are given to anyone who is experiencing homelessness on the night of the PIT, and provides a starting point for the conversation to complete the survey. We are accepting donations until January 23, 2019.

Items Needed:

  • Socks
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Hygiene Kits:  Shampoo, Conditioner, Soaps, Razors, Deodorant, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Feminine Products
  • Warm Blankets/Space Blankets
  • First Aid Kits
  • Hand and Foot Warmers
  • Packaged Foods:  Granola Bars, Bottled Water, Etc.

Drop off donations to the City of Olympia or Contact Us to find out more

Homeless Census Contact Form

Want to know how to volunteer, or get more information on this years census? Please use this form.

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