2017

Dr Wong KPIX best

Our thanks to KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area Reporter and Jefferson Awards Host, Sharon Chin for her report on our revolutionary Food Pharmacy program, done in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank and Sequoia Healthcare District! This in-depth report aired on Thanksgiving Day.

Included in the coverage is our Food Pharmacy patient Laura, with translation support from our remarkable Gracie Medina, RWC Clinic Manager. Our Medical Director Dr. Jason Wong and CEO Bart Charlow are also featured!

2017

We are thrilled that our Fifth Annual Backpack Drive was highlighted on KGO-TV (ABC 7 News).  We thank our friends at ABC 7 for the coverage and send our deepest gratitude to all our volunteers, partners and donors for their generous support.

Take a look at the August 5, 2017 news clip here:

2017

KCBS Radio Reporter Margie Shafer profiled our successful Food Pharmacy program done in partnership with Sequoia Healthcare District and Second Harvest Food Bank. The story aired July 31, 2017. Many thanks to KCBS Radio Reporter Margie Shafer (740 AM/106.9 FM) for visiting our Redwood City Free Clinic and speaking with our patient, Laura. Take a listen.

KCBS with Patient Cropped


Story 1:
https://clyp.it/v0e0lpmg
Story 2:
https://clyp.it/lfrmqtwr

2017

KTVU’s Claudine Wong visited our Redwood City Food Pharmacy, the first of its kind in California, as part of a story on hunger in the Bay Area. To view the segment on Samaritan House, please go to 2:25: 

2016

November 19, 2016 – KPIX CBS SF Bay Area

September 19 2016 – San Mateo Daily Journal 

New Food Pharmacy Grand Opening

September 14 2016 – San Bruno Patch  

Second Harvest Food Bank and Samaritan House Open the Second Food Pharmacy in California.

September 11 2016 – San Bruno Patch  

Second Harvest Food Bank and Samaritan House Open the Second Food Pharmacy in California.

August 22, 2016 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Food Pharmacies and Healthy Food Perscriptions

August 15, 2016 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

A Day in the life of a Samaritan: Nonprofit’s kitchen manager Ruby Kaho helps serve hundreds with donated food

July 27, 2016 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Support sought for back-to-school drive: Samaritan House seeks to help 900 impoverished kids

July 25, 2016 – SnapLogic Cares 

SnapLogic Cares at The Samaritan House

March 30, 2016 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Tiny House Plan to Cost $10M

March 30, 2016 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Tiny House Plan to Cost $10M

February 2, 2016 – The San Francisco Examiner. 

Food pharmacy for diabetics launched in Redwood City

2015

December 22, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Charities see increased demand for assistance: Cost of living hikes drives local need higher than years past 

December 21, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Beds added to shelters: County implements inclement weather program

December 7, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal. 

Fund Established for Burlingame Renters: Effort Aims to Benefit those Grappling with Climbing Cost of Living. 

November 28, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Helping feed Young Minds: Nonprofits, School to Offer Free Meals to Families

November 27, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily JournalA Reason to Give Thanks

November 23, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily JournalWorker Center to Stay, for Now: San Mateo City Council Approves Contract for Day Laborer Site

August 28, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily JournalWorker Resource Center Downtown Needs an Update

August 21, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Community Rallies Behind Worker Resource Center

August 15, 2015 – San Mateo Daily Journal

Worker Resource Center In Flux

August 13, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

The Tiny House Revolution

August 6, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

New Look for a New School Year – Backpack Giveaway

July 31, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Homeless Shelter gets Makeover: Dozens of Volunteers Spruce up Safe Harbor Shelter in South San Francisco

June 15, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Rotary Supports Nonprofits

June 5, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Letter: Affordable Housing 

June 1, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal 

Nonprofit Seeks Land for Tiny Houses: Samaritan House wants to build transitional housing community.

May 14, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Homeless Numbers Way Down: Some cities have higher percentage of sheltered homeless compared to county’s population. 

May 6, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Government Watch

April 27, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Knock Out Hunger

April 23, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Thousands Seek Housing Help: Wait list for vouchers growing, fewer landlords accepting them. 

 April 17, 2015 – The San Mateo County Times
A Needed Respite: Dining Services Resumed at Worker Resource Center

April 6, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Downtown Meter Rates on the Rise in San Mateo

March 26, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

The Safety Net for the Safety Net: Samaritan House Offers Health Care Services for Uninsured

March 18, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo Seeking to Restrickt Payday Lending

March 2, 1015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Grant For Samaritan House

February 3, 2015 – The San Mateo Daily Journal

Health Care District Doles out $1.8 M in Grants

 February 5, 2015 – The San Mateo County Times

Peninsula Multifaith Day of Service Held to Mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 30, 2015 – The San Francisco Examiner

Services Touted During Biannual Homeless Count Across San Mateo County

2014

December 17, 2014 – The San Mateo Daily Journal 

Samaritan House still in need of more donations

 

December 10, 2014 

The San Francisco Chronicle

From Homelessness to Home for the Holidays

 

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December 1, 2014

San Jose Mercury News 

Wishbook 2014 – Samaritan House Clinics Strengthen Safety Net

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August 25, 2014 

The Daily Journal

Samaritan House’s Backpack Drive and Distribution

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May 6, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Samaritan House’s Main Event 

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March 4, 2014

The San Francisco Examiner 

Samaritan House empowerment program helps clients get back on track financially 

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2013

Giving can be fun 

December 17, 2013

(Click see the picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Samaritan House to distribute food, toys to low-income families 

December 13, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the Peninsula Patch)

 

County program gets people off streets during frigid nights

December 11, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Free clinic brings smiles

November 27, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Jose Mercury News – Wish Book)

 

Singing in the holiday cheer: San Mateo High School celebrates annual food drive with holiday performance

November 22, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

San Mateo High School students, Samaritan House hold food drive event

November 22, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo County Times)

 

Private clinics look to law to ease long wait times and promote sustained care

November 21, 2013

(Click here to read the article in Stanford’s Peninsula Press)

 

Meal service location in flux: Samaritan House sets up temporary outdoor location at King Center

November 18, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

San Mateo High Students Begin Massive Food Drive

November 14, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Patch)

 

Local holiday food bank programs begin

November 5, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Samaritan House dining room relocating

November 2, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Samaritan House Seeking Halloween Costumes for Low Income Kids

October 8, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the Belmont Patch)

 

Volunteers honored at Samaritan House

October 7, 2013

(Click here to read the picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Samaritan House begins taking online backpack donations

August 27, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Sometimes a new backpack can make all the difference

August 21, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the Belmont Patch)

 

Safe Harbor seeking donations

August 16, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo County Times)

 

Medi-Cal dental coverage to be partially restored, but not until May

July 15, 2013

(Click here to read the article in The Mercury News)

 

Samaritan House holding annual back-to-school backpack drive

 July 5, 2013

(Click here to read the article in The San Mateo County Times)

 

Foster City approves donations to nonprofits

 June 7, 2013

(Click here to read the article in The Lagonian)

 

Report highlights factors of San Mateo County’s sustainability

May 22, 2013

(Click here to read the article in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Federal Budget Squabbles Wound Homeless Shelters

May 21, 2013

(Click here to read the article about Safe Harbor Shelter included in the SF Examiner)

 

Bank of America’s ‘Neigborhood Builder’ Check Presentation 

May 20, 2013

(Click here to see picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Samaritan House’s Main Event 2013
May 14, 2013

(Click here to see picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Main Event 2013 – Samaritan House to hold Food & Nutrition Program event
April 12, 2013

(Click here to read artical included in the San Mateo County Times)

 

Thousands of Bay Area residents missing out on tax credit
April 10, 2013 (Click here to read about Samaritan House’s tax program client in the San Mateo County Times)

 

Samaritan House Provides Free Tax Help in San Mateo
March 25, 2013

(Click here to see the picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Tax Refund Delay Leads to Overdue Bills for Poorest Americans
January 25, 2013

(Click here to read the article about Samaritan House’s Tax Program in the Huffington Post)

 2012

Samaritan House Donates Gifts to Children

December 24, 2012

(Click here to see the picture included in the San Mateo Daily Journal)

 

Ladies of Harley Make Special Delivery to Samaritan House

December 17, 2012

(Click here to read the San Mateo County Times article.)

 

Samaritan House to Share Thanksgiving with Community
November 21, 2012
(Click here to read the San Carlos Patch article.)

 

Donations Sought for Holiday
November 17, 2012

(Click here to read the San Mateo Daily Journal article.)

 

Free Transit Tickets Help Shelter Clients
November 15, 2012

(Click here to read the Peninsula Press article.)

 

A Good Way to Part with Our Money

April 30, 2012

(Click here to read the San Mateo Journal article.)