Samaritan House

Helping Our Neighbors in Need



"Now about brotherly love we do not need to write to you, for you have been taught by God to love each other."

1 Thessalonians 4:9

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.



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

Business Hours

Tuesday, 10am-6pm

Wednesday, 10am-6pm

Friday, 10am- 4pm

Samaritan House will be closed on Good Friday, April 19th.

Help us feed our neighbors by donating online via PayPal! Your donation can be made in memory of or in honor of a family member, friend or other special person or group.

Get a copy or give as a gift!

Shopping at Meijer, Kroger or Amazon can turn into cash for Samaritan House!

As a Thrivent Financial member, it's easy for you to help Samaritan House. You can request that Samaritan House be the recipient of Thrivent Choice Dollars

Matching Grants

Samaritan House receives matching grants from:

  • Pfizer Foundation
  • Consumers Energy Foundation

Please participate in these programs if you are able.

Children's Books

We love to give books to 0ur clients' children. Having a book to take home encourages them to keep reading. Please bring books appropriate for children of all ages to Samaritan House.

Furniture Donations

Call our office during business hours and we will post your item(s) on our bulletin board for those in need of furniture.

Take a Virtual Tour of Samaritan House!

Many thanks to Autumn VanFleteren for creating this video.

Samaritan_House_Volunteer_Video.mp4

Please note: If you are interested in volunteering in the pantry at Samaritan House you must be at least 14 years old, and you must be willing to commit to working a 4 hour shift. Click for more information and other ways to help.

Fashion & Food at the Orchards!

Our Annual Fashion, Flowers and Food Fête has gotten a new name and found a new location. Westview Orchards, at 65075 Van Dyke, Washington, MI, is graciously hosting Fashion & Food at the Orchards!

The event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019. It will feature a fashion show with clothing and accessories from T.J. Maxx and jewelry from Premier Designs! The afternoon includes an assortment of light appetizers, desserts, wines and beverages provided by local businesses, as well as unique merchandise available for purchase. A tasting of Westview Orchards' wines will be available.

We are still in need of more volunteers for this event. For more information, or to volunteer, email shevents@att.net or call (586) 336-9956.

It's Meijer Simply Give Time!

21st Annual Golf Outing

Mark your calendar for July 27, 2019. Our 21st Annual Golf Outing will be at Greystone Golf Club at 67500 Mound Road, Washington, Mich. 48095. Registration is at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. For tickets, call Samaritan House at 586-336-9956 or email SHevents@att.net.

Thanks to those of you in the community who are supporting Samaritan House by becoming sponsors: Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, Jurzysta Electrical Contracting, Malburg Funeral Home, Washington Elevator Co., Collision of Romeo, Thee Office Pub & Cookery, and Aaron Swift Plumbing.

We continue to seek sponsors and gift donors for our 21st Annual Golf Outing. If you would like to sponsor this event or donate an item, please contact SHevents@att.net or call 586-336-9956 for more information.

Joyful Heart Cookbook Makes a Wonderful Gift!

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.

Buy online, or contact Samaritan House at 586-336-9956 or samaritanhouse@sbcglobal.net to get your copy!

Our sincere thanks to Meijer for sponsoring our cookbook!

Angels Corner

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

- Christina Muir-Murphy/Roth-Muir Funeral Home

- Venture Global Engineering Foundation

- Pro Line Asphalt Paving

- The Mitt.TV

- Sam Previti

- The Trublowski Family

- Douglas Wozniak

- Karen Banish

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.

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

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