Samaritan House provides essentials to our clients free of charge. We need your help to provide food, clothing, cleaning supplies, toiletries and more to help our low-income families. Every item you donate helps a family in need stay fed, clothed, healthy, and housed.
We are not able to accept the following due to space limitations:
- Adult Clothing & Shoes
- Baby Furniture and Car Seats
- Household Items
- Pillows, sheets and mattresses
Although we do not accept these items, we encourage you to donate the above items to the following agencies:
- St. Vincent de Paul
- Salvation Army
Wish List – New Items
Children and Families
Home Clean & Hygiene (all full-sized)
Home Baking (all full-sized)
Protein Plus (all full-sized)
All toiletries must be unexpired and unopened. All clothes should be nearly new, laundered and free of rips and stains.
If you are unsure whether we accept a particular item, please email Jenny Saba, Associate Director of Volunteers and Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call first at (650) 341-4081. All donations may be dropped off at Samaritan House, 4031 Pacific Blvd, San Mateo CA 94403 on the third floor. We are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.