Helping Our Neighbors in Need

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"After losing a job, I turned to Samaritan House for help.
Samaritan House was the reason I didn't go hungry." 

Meijer Simply Give Program

Meijer Simply Give Donation Card

The Meijer Simply Give Program's Spring Campaign takes place May 13th - June 17th. Look for Simply give donation cards near the checkouts. When you purchase a $10 donation card, Meijer doubles your donation by giving $20 to Samaritan House for food to help fill our pantry shelves to feed our neighbors in need.

Friday, June 1st is a Double Day!
Meijer will turn your $10 donation into $30 for Samaritan House!

5th Annual Fashion, Flowers and Food Fête
Tapper Gardens

Please join us on Sunday, June 10th, for relaxing afternoon in the beautiful Tapper Gardens! The Fête begins at 1:00 pm and lasts until 4:00 pm. Tapper Gardens are located at 4700 Raap Rd, Bruce Township, MI 48065.

The afternoon includes a fashion show featuring clothing and accessories from The Basement Salon & Attic Beau-tique of Washington Twp. and Big Time-Bag Time of Shelby Twp. We are excited to have Felycia Wendt as our fashion sponsor from The Basement Salon & Attic Beau-tique!

Enjoy appetizers, desserts and beverages from local businesses while strolling the beautiful gardens. Thee Office Pub, and Westview Orchards and Winery, will be providing additional food and desserts. There will also be door prizes and raffle baskets.

Tickets are $25 each and are advance purchase only.  There will be no tickets sold at the event. Tickets can be purchased at Samaritan House or online.

Our goal is to raise $10,000, which will allow us to keep our doors open for one month to feed those in need and provide other emergency assistance. We are seeking sponsors and gift donors. To become a sponsor or gift donor, please contact Mary at 586-336-9956 or

If you'd like to post a flyer to help advertise this event, please visit our Resources page to download the flyer.

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Joyful Heart Cookbook Makes a Wonderful Gift!

Joyful Heart Cookbook

The Joyful Heart cookbook, celebrating 20 years of community involvement, volunteerism, and of course food, is available at Samaritan House or online! This unique cookbook, based on a 1939 Out of Vermont Kitchens cookbook, showcases the individuality of each chef by asking that each recipe be submitted in their own handwriting and include their sketches and/or comments.

Call or email Samaritan House to get your copy, or buy online!
(586-336-9956 or

Our sincere thanks to Meijer for sponsoring our cookbook!

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Our Vision

Samaritan House will be recognized in the community as the Heart and Hands of Christ.

Our Mission

Samaritan House is a community service organization devoted to serving individuals and families within our community by recognizing their needs and mobilizing the means for dealing with those needs so that suffering can be relieved, dignity preserved, and love shared.

Be a Hunger Hero!

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Click to donate or learn more about this new opportunity to sponsor a person or family!

Angels Corner  Angel

This month we recognize the following for a special effort flowing from a special heart. This month's Samaritan House Angels are:

- Venture Global Engineering
- Christina Muir-Murphy
- Ruth Heidebreicht
- Judge Denis LeDuc
- MGM Grand Detroit

- Washington Twp. Trustee Sam Previti
- The Mitt TV
- Douglas C. Wozniak
- The Trublowski Family
- Peter J. Lucido
Heidebreicht Chevrolet
- Joe Burke, Burke Mechanical
- The Salsido Brothers
- Magician Jason Abbott
- All of the Pasta Dinner volunteers
- All those who attended the Pasta Dinner

"Volunteers are not paid...not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless."

Thank You Volunteers!

We salute the true hearts and hands of Samaritan House - our volunteers. With only four part-time employees, the incredible work accomplished here for our brothers and sisters is done because of the kindness and love from 90 plus volunteers that give of their time every month.

From putting out loaves of bread and meeting with clients to stocking the shelves, sweeping the floors and fixing the doors, our volunteers are the BEST! Bless you.

To join our wonderful team
of volunteers or for more information, please call
Judy at 586-336-9956.

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Serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."

Galations 5:13-14