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  • AOL Lends a Helping Hand in Transforming Our Community!

    THANK YOU to the wonderful team from #AOL who did an amazing job clearing out the San Mateo Clinic, getting it ready for the installation of our new Food Pharmacy. Our friends at @AOL worked really really hard, cleaning both inside and outand even helping with the garden. We are so impressed with your efforts… The post AOL Lends a Helping […]

  • Thank You Appelblom Jewelry Co!

    Last night was the wonderful Bubbles & Baubles Event at Appelblom Jewelry Co! Appelblom Jewelry Co generously hosted an exclusive champagne and jewelry party, which served as of one Samaritan House’s Pay-to-Plays at this year’s Main Event. The evening sparkeled as guests had a blast as they indulged in delectable […]

  • Congratulations, Silicon Valley!

    You’d be surprised what a difference 24 hours can make! Yesterday was Silicon Valley Gives Day (SV Gives) – a regional, online day of giving hosted by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The aim is to inspire and unite our community to support local philanthropic causes. This year, SV Gives was a huge success for… The post […]

  • Providing Help, Hope, and Home to our Neighbors in Need!

    <a href=”https://svgives.razoo.com/story/Samaritan-House-San-Mateo?referral_code=share”><img alt=”Donate Now” border=”0″ src=”https://razoo-assets-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/public/assets/brands/60/donate_now.png”/></a> TODAY ONLY — Samaritan House will be a part of a unique online […]

  • A Tribute to Dr. Jack Prost

    We have the sad task of announcing that Dr. Jack Prost has recently passed away. Dr. Prost had a welcoming smile for patients and volunteers alike at the Samaritan House Dental Clinic, which he helped found in March of 1996.  Together with Dr. Bert Kotin, Dr. Prost also led and guided the operations of the… The post A Tribute to Dr. […]

  • Family Harvest – April 2016 (Revised)

    Let’s face it, the food we eat affects us in almost every aspect of our lives. For children, a healthy diet is even more important. Their food correlates not only to their health, but to their development and learning, overall happiness and ability to thrive. For that reason, on the 3rd Friday of each month,… The post Family Harvest […]

  • Not All Heroes Wear Capes

    #Community Connections Blog Post  By: Rachel Spencer (#Samaritan House #Volunteer) Traffic is miserable in the #Bay Area. It’s not because the highways are small or that traffic lights aren’t programed properly, but because people are flocking here. As the number of cars on the road continues to increase, the number of people […]

  • Details from our Night in Oz!

    With nearly 500 people in attendance, Samaritan House’s sold-out Main Event fundraiser was a night to remember. The Crown Plaza’s jam packed ballroom was turned into a bedazzled Emerald City where Samaritan House supporters got a chance to celebrate the remarkable achievements of their robust Housing Assistance Program and Safe Harbor […]

  • Welcome to Glinda’s Bubble Lounge!

    The Main Event 2016 – A Night in Oz, There’s No Place Like Home! Take a sneak peek inside Glinda’s Bubble Lounge from our Main Event – A Night in Oz – There’s No Place Like Home. A few lucky premium ticket holders and sponsors enjoyed some champagne and a photo opportunity with four characters… The post […]

  • Congratulations on a Great Volunteer Appreciation Event Yesterday!

    Last night’s Volunteer Appreciation event had just the right amount of structure and sparkle. The first-time volunteer attendees were not the only ones who were excited and tickled by the arrangements. More importantly, quite a few of our veteran volunteers spoke up saying “this was the best one I’ve ever […]