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
Samaritan House will be recognized in the community as the Heart and Hands of Christ.
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."
Samaritan House Has Open Doors for Clients!
For our clients who are elderly or disabled and used STAR Transportation to visit Samaritan House, good news: STAR Transportation has resumed operations! Also, our lobby is now open with chairs placed to maintain social distancing. Clients, and Samaritan House volunteers and employees, are wearing masks at all times. Prior to clients entering the building, we are checking their temperatures and performing a health screen. So come in and see us if you live in Northwestern Macomb County and are in need of food assistance! Our hours of operation are Tues, 10-6; Wed, 10-6; and Fri, 10-4, and Samaritan House is located at 62324 Van Dyke, Washington, 48094. We are here to help!
We understand that some of our clients are at higher risk from COVID-19 and may not be comfortable with these arrangements. For these clients, we are making alternative arrangements to provide them with assistance. Also, if you are not feeling well, give us a call at (586-336-9956) during business hours. and we will discuss how we can get groceries to you.
Friday, 10am- 4pm
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.
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
Back to School Needs
1" 3-ring binders
2" 3-ring binders
Samaritan House receives matching grants from:
Consumers Energy Foundation
Please participate in these programs if you are able.
We love giving books to our 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.
Call our office during business hours and we will post your item(s) on our bulletin board for those in need of furniture.
Meijer Simply Give is Back!
The fall campaign starts August 23rd and runs through September 26th. Double match days are Friday, September 11th - Saturday, September 12th.
Watch the video below to see the latest updates!
Thank You WBRW TV!
Join Our Back to School Drive!
In anticipation of the upcoming school year, Samaritan House has decided to move forward with our annual Back-to-School program. We are hopeful that students will return to the classroom. However, we believe that regardless of where students learn, having the appropriate supplies is critical.
Join us as we ensure that local, low-income students are prepared to learn!
Return Items to Samaritan House by Aug. 14
Distribution Dates: Aug. 25 & Aug. 26
...thanks to Holly B'z!
Thanks to Holly from Holly B'z, of Romeo, who organized a food drive on behalf of Samaritan House, as well as donated a check! She is pictured, right, with Samaritan House Executive Director Kathy Wojcik, left.
The 22nd Annual Golf Outing Was a Success!
Thank you to all who planned, golfed, donated, sponsored or volunteered!
This month we recognize the following for a special effort flowing from a special heart. This month's Samaritan House Angels are:
- Debby's Dollar
- Holly B'z of Romeo
- Loose Threads of Romeo
- Our sponsor churches
- Volunteer of the Month, Bob!
Thanks, Bob, for all you do!
Ss. John & Paul members participate in the July Adopt-a-Bag Program
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.
In June, Samaritan House...
Provided food to 108 families (255 individuals)
Delivered food to 29 home-bound clients
Spent $1,820 to assist 2 families with shelter.
Assisted students in 71 families through our Summer Nutrition Program.
We received $17,947 in donations of food and non-food items from the community!
We spent $10,462.65 on food for clients in our community.
41 volunteers donated 701 hours of their time to assist our clients!
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