Good Samaritan's Home

Serving Our Neighbors Through COVID -19

For the protection of our families, staff, and volunteers Good Sam is practicing safety precautions of social distancing, wearing masks, and discontinuing personal interviews.

Established clients of Good Sam may call for a food appointment on Friday mornings beginning at 8:30 a.m. Appointments may be made every 31 days.  Photo ID required at each appointment.

Established clients may come once a week, Monday through Friday, for produce.

Emergency food assistance is available every two weeks 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Bring photo ID.

Making A Difference Every Day

Garland Goodness

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“What an amazing group of people  They were warm, welcoming and delighted with our donation.  Makes giving all the more rewarding.” 

Janet Aaron

“Absolutely THE best place to go if you need assistance with food!  The staff were amazing – friendly, caring and compassionate without judgment.”

Ash Lovell

“So many times throughout the year I call upon your services for our GISD families. It is such a blessing to know your help and volunteers are so kind and generous and that our community has such a wonderful resource in ‘Good Samaritans.’”

Sheila Sudderth, GISD Social Worker

HOW ARE WE DOING THIS MONTH…

2,715 Individuals Served
(377 children / 1,731 adults / 607 seniors)
1,973 Families Needed

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UNHOUSED

273 Unhoused Served (unduplicated)
974 Food Bags Provided
99 Hygiene Bags

OUR CURRENT NEEDS

Can You Help Us Out?

 We are very low on peanut butter, canned meat, canned green beans, canned corn, dry pasta and canned pasta sauce.

Good Sam Food Needs

Help Good Samaritans Out When You Buy From Amazon

Do you shop on Amazon.com?  If so, did you know that you can contribute to the Good Samaritans of Garland’s efforts to provide our neighbors in the Garland, Rowlett and Sachse communities with food through your Amazon purchases, at no cost to you?

Click on the Support Good Samaritans of Garland button above.


The Good Samaritans of Garland is now registered with Amazon Smile. This program allows you to select a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and each time you make a purchase, Amazon donates .5% of your purchase price to that nonprofit at no cost to you.  Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) incorporates your Amazon account including any additions such as Amazon Prime and Amazon Student. You can purchase any item sold through Amazon through Amazon Smile (make a hyperlink to Good Sams amazon smile Page). Learn more details by Clicking Here.  So how do you sign up?


The Easy Way –

  • If you have an Amazon account, the following link will automatically set your account up to contribute to Good Samaritans of Garland through Amazon Smile: Click Here To Set Up Your Amazon Smile Account with Good Samaritans Garland (make a hyperlink to Good Sams amazon smile Page)
  • Instead of going to www.amazon.com, go to smile.amazon.com, to make your Amazon purchases. (After setting up your Amazon Smile account you might be prompted to do this each time you log in to Amazon)

For Those Who Can’t Follow The Link –

  • Step 1: Go to smile.amazon.com and log in to your Amazon account.
  • Step 2: In the Search bar: type “Good Samaritans of Garland” in the search bar near the center of the page, and after clicking “Enter” click “Good Samaritans of Garland.” located in “Garland, Texas.”
  • Where .5% of Your Amazon Purchases Will Go
  • The Good Samaritans of Garland will use the contributions raised through AmazonSmile to fund (insert information). If you have any questions about how we will use Amazon’s contributions through your purchases, or any questions about how to get involved with AmazonSmile, visit the AmazonSmile About Page.

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terrific tuesday indeed!

I wasn’t pretty on what they were giving out I just did the haircuts. I know they got goodie bags of new shirts ,underwear ,socks , female hygiene products for the girls are there toiletries, either toothpaste , deodorant ,toothbrush stuff like that and they got food , a Turkey and dressing dinner . 😇

I had a great time doing haircut for the Guest that came to the Good Samaritans of Garland .👍

This is so great!!!

Did you pass out any of the Altrusa kits?

Never underestimate the Power of a Haircut

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Thank you, Ryan, for offering the gift of cheer and joy from Spectacular Christmas Lighting to the Good Sam house! #givingback ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you, Ryan, for offering the gift of cheer and joy from Spectacular Christmas Lighting to the Good Sam house! #givingback

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Always happy to help out my home town. Merry Christmas to all

People just love to make Good Sam shine! Good people.

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Thank you, @sgbaptistchurch for your generous partnership in helping our neighbors family n need! #togetherwearestronger #loveoneanother❤️ #togetherwecan #partnerships #garlandtx #baptistmissions ...

We are thankful for our monthly @parklandhealth visits providing medical services for our unhoused neighbors. @garlandtxgov #unhoused #healthcareproviders #homelessoutreach #bluebus #togetherwearestronger #peoplehelpingpeople #partnerships #onestarfishatatime ...

Thank you, GP Transco, for the pallet of cereal! We have happy families who like the brand but can’t afford to buy. @gptransco @garlandtxgov #thankatrucker #togetherwearestronger #foodrescue #nowaste #cereal ...

October is SOCKtober for @texanscu and we are so #thankful for their generous super sock donation! #togetherisbetter #socktober2020 #givingback #communitylove #garlandtx #unhoused #homelessness ...

#corevalues #loveyourneighbor #loveoneanother ...

@hellocarwash thank you for a fun hello-ween car wash benefitting Good Sam. We had so much fun! @garlandtxgov #helloween #peoplehelpingpeople #givingback ...

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