Our Services

Holiday Program

Our Holiday Program provides Halloween Costumes, Thanksgiving Meals, Holiday Food, Children's Coats and Toys.

Our Holiday Program runs throughout October, November and December. We want our clients and their families to share in the joy of the season without risking their financial security. Everyone deserves the opportunity to join with their neighbors and make lasting memories at this special time.

Halloween Costumes for Kids

New Halloween costumes ensure that our client children can join in the Halloween fun, just like their more affluent peers. Last year we provided more than 650 new costumes and we expect the need to grow. It’s a great way to start the Holiday Season.

Thanksgiving Day Meal Services

We serve more than 1,000 hearty Thanksgiving meals across community centers, senior centers and to our home-bound Mobile Meals recipients. All is prepared with love through donated foods and volunteer support.

Holiday Food Distributions

Samaritan House holds two large food distributions in November and one in December, so that our clients and their families can have delicious food to celebrate the Holidays. Everything we give out is a donated item. Last year we served more than 2,757 households and we expect this to grow.

Holiday Toy Shop

We serve more than 3,500 children at our Holiday Toy Shop. Families select new toys, new coats, new gifts and books for their kids. Santa is there too! We rely on our community to collect everything we give out at this amazing event, supported by more than 1,000 volunteers.

Family and Senior Sharing

This wonderful program in December enables more direct support of our client families and seniors by matching them with sponsors.  Our clients can receive exactly what they need and sponsors can enjoy shopping for food and gifts that they deliver.

We need your help to provide everything to support our families and seniors at the Holidays.

3,500 Children and teens served with new toys, coats, gifts and books last year.


Holiday Program Events

  • Events occur across San Mateo County in November and December. To register, contact your Case Manager.

    Los eventos ocurren en todo el condado de San Mateo en noviembre y diciembre. Para registrarse, comuníquese con su administrador de casos.

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