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Halloween Heroes  

 Many thanks to all who donated Halloween costumes for our annual costume drive. Over 500 costumes were distributed to our littlest neighbors in need. Because of you, hundreds of children will get to enjoy some spooky trick-or-treating fun with their friends and classmates! 


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If you're not a member of the League, you missed out on gorgeous views like this..... 

 Big thanks to Jason Ting, Board Vice-President, for hosting members of the League to "A View from the Top", an exclusive event high above San Francisco at the top of the Transamerica Building! Incredible views, delicious food, amazing drinks and a memorable time bonding with other service-minded young professionals! 

   CLICK HERE for info on the

 League of New Samaritans.  



Local Couple Does Good!
Matching Challenge Grant Opportunity $30,000!



 Thanks to a generous local couple, this holiday season we have a matching challenge grant of $30,000! The extra $30,000 will go a long way to help provide nutritious meals, warm coats and clothing for kids, shelter for homeless adults, housing assistance and healthcare - all free of charge to our clients. Every dollar you give will be doubled, up to $30,000. So, consider giving a little extra and help Samaritan House meet our challenge! 





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The Annual Report Is In!




To view the 2017 Annual Report, CLICK HERE.



Celebrate the Samaritan House Community   



Help celebrate the Samritan House community! You are, we are, TOGETHER, the great heart of a great community creating hope and opportunity for our neighbors in need. Post a picture of yourself with the hashtag #WeAreSamHouse on a sign or a caption added to your photo. 

Whether you're volunteering, donating, teaching, sharing or dancing, stop and take a picture and join the #WeAreSamHouse fun! 



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        Instagram: @Samaritan_House 

        Twitter: @Samaritan_House 

        LinkedIn: Samaritan House of San Mateo County 


Take a photo with a #WeAreSamHouse sign (hand-written is great!) and post to social media with the hashtag #WeAreSamHouse, be sure to tag Samaritan House! 

William Martinez, Jr. -  San Mateo High School Student and Canned Food Drive Volunteer


  Thank you to each member of the Samaritan House community for your support!    



October is National Estate Planning Month  


What do you want your legacy to be? 

A Legacy gift to Samaritan House provides support for programs helping over 12,000 homeless and low-income people each year in San Mateo County. Designate a gift to Samaritan House through a will, trust, or other planned gift and have a lasting impact for generations to come.


For more information, CLICK HERE. 


Did you know?

If you are at least 70 1/2 years of age and need to take a Required Minimum Distribution from your Retirement Account each year, you can instead donate the distribution and not pay tax on that additional income. The provision for tax-free distributions from IRAs to charities like Samaritan House eas made permanent in December 2015. We encourage you to discuss this philanthropic giving stratefy with your tax advisor. 


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