November 2021

Focus Ministries is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that fosters hope by providing a Pathway to New Beginnings for the incarcerated of Knoxville and East Tennessee by Inspiring men and women inside the walls through strategic, values-based programming; Empowering men and women outside the walls through therapeutic community, assistive agency partnerships, and workplace reintegration; Reunifying families through intentional visitations and strategic long-term success plans.

We would like to invite you to invest in these individuals’ future with us as they strive to better their lives as they exit the prison walls. In addition to accepting monetary donations through their website, they also need items for their Focus Reentry Program’s “Welcome Home Baskets.” These baskets are designed to be an encouraging gift to those re-entering the world and beginning their new lives. Asset Planning Corporation will serve as a drop-off point for you and your families to help us support our community. December 10th is the deadline for donations!

A list of all the needed items is below:

• Towels / Washcloths • Twin bedsheet set • Bar Soap / Shampoo • Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Floss • Deodorant • Brush / Comb • Bath tote • Gift cards for undergarments • Pop-up clothes hamper • Hand lotion • Hand sanitizer • Toe nail clippers • Chap stick • Pen / Notebook • Gift cards for fast-food restaurants • Gum / Mints • Clothes (Gently used or new)