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“The Joys of Volunteering” by Dr. Gerald Saliman

Dr. Gerald Saliman, a volunteer physician at the Samaritan House Free Medical Clinic of San Mateo, wrote a wonderful article about “The Joys of Volunteering” that appears in the current issue of the San Mateo County Medical Association Bulletin. Aside … Continue reading

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My New Red Shoes impacts SH children (and staff!)

Samaritan House is fortunate enough to benefit from another local non-profit organization, My New Red Shoes (www.mynewredshoes.org). Headquartered in Burlingame, the largely expanding organization now serves over 3,500 of our homeless youth in the Bay Area since its founding in … Continue reading

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Help us earn $10,000 from the Samaritan House Social Media Challenge

Greetings supporters! We are elated to announce the Samaritan House Social Media Challenge. Franklin Templeton is a longtime supporter of the agency’s mission to assist our neighbors in need. To help spread the word through our new social media outlets, … Continue reading

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Beloved SH Volunteer Dr. Bill Schwartz Continues to Practice Goodwill

In the early 1990s, Dr. Bill Schwartz led the effort to establish a free medical clinic to provide healthcare services to members of our local community without health insurance. Shortly after, the Samaritan House Free Medical Clinic of San Mateo … Continue reading

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Help make our wishes come true!

Today, we are proud to announce the launch of the Samaritan House Wish List on Amazon.com! Now you can access our needs online, and have them delivered to our administrative office with the click of a mouse. It’s that easy! … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Irene

Irene started volunteering with Samaritan House 12 years ago after a representative of the agency visited her church. Equipped with a can-do attitude, an infectious smile and her famous line— “You got anything else for me to do?”— Irene quickly … Continue reading

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Samaritan House awarded over $50K for Client Services Program

This month, Samaritan House has been fortunate enough to receive two significant grant donations toward the sustainability of our Client Services Program. The SanDisk Corporation Fund and the Yahoo! Employee Foundation, both advised funds of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, awarded … Continue reading

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Genentech gives back to SH and Community

On Friday, June 17th, twenty-five gracious employees from Genentech came out to support Samaritan House for Genentech’s Volunteer Day. In the morning, half of the supporters gathered together in our warehouse to sort medications for recycling. SH pays for its … Continue reading

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