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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2 hours ago
Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. - "Good Sam"

Thank you, Keller Williams Realty, Lake Cities (Firewheel), for choosing to host a food drive for RED Day, your annual day of service. Wow! Your team’s generous outpouring of support netted 1,094 lbs. of food. Together we ARE making a difference. Thank you! #peoplehelpingpeople #TogetherWeCan #grateful #PartnershipsMatter #GarlandTx ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you, Keller Williams Realty, Lake Cities (Firewheel), for choosing to host a food drive for RED Day, your annual day of service. Wow! Your team’s generous outpouring of support netted 1,094 lbs. of food. Together we ARE making a difference. Thank you! #peoplehelpingpeople #TogetherWeCan #grateful #PartnershipsMatter #GarlandTxImage attachmentImage attachment

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What a great donation!

Wow, that's a lot of food.

Thank you, Mike, for treating the Good Sam team to a yummy lunch from Dickey’s! ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago
Sheena Sharapata

Absolutely love working with the Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. - "Good Sam" Team and honored to be on the board. We officially have 3 courses booked for the Planet Ford 635 Golf Event at Firewheel Golf Park on March 25, 2022 benefiting Good Samaritans of Garland.

Awards dinner cooked on site by Texas de Brazil 😋, custom metal American 🇺🇸 Flag Awards from Prospect Hill Flag Company for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams from each course, complimentary car washes to Hello Car Wash for attendees and some incredible raffle items like a guided bass trip for 2 with Khristian Salcedo Fishing and gift cards to some of your local favorites: Anayas Seafood Scratch Kitchen, Main Street Cafe - Garland Texas, Umi Sushi and TLC On The Lake.

Verbally reserve today! We already have 45 local Garland companies showing support to help with those in need of food assistance. $1,400 for a Team of 4 Golfers and Hole Signage combination and sponsorship opportunities for $1,500 - Golf Cart Sponsor. Payments not due until December 2021 - January 2022. Thank you to Sherwin-Williams and Garland Foodies for your support in the #community. #garlandstrong 💪

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#garland #dallas #dfw #golf #firewheel #ford #planetford635 #endhunger #rowlett #rockwall #sachse #passion #purpose #love
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Absolutely love working with the Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. - Good Sam Team and honored to be on the board. We officially have 3 courses booked for the Planet Ford 635 Golf Event at Firewheel Golf Park on March 25, 2022 benefiting Good Samaritans of Garland. 

Awards dinner cooked on site by Texas de Brazil 😋, custom metal American 🇺🇸 Flag Awards from Prospect Hill Flag Company for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams from each course, complimentary car washes to Hello Car Wash for attendees and some incredible raffle items like a guided bass trip for 2 with Khristian Salcedo Fishing and gift cards to some of your local favorites:  Anayas Seafood Scratch Kitchen, Main Street Cafe - Garland Texas, Umi Sushi and TLC On The Lake.

Verbally reserve today! We already have 45 local Garland companies showing support to help with those in need of food assistance. $1,400 for a Team of 4 Golfers and Hole Signage combination and sponsorship opportunities for $1,500 - Golf Cart Sponsor. Payments not due until December 2021 - January 2022. Thank you to Sherwin-Williams and Garland Foodies for your support in the #community. #garlandstrong 💪

PlanetFord635.com 🌎 | GoodSamofGarland.org | GarlandFoodies.com | TexasdeBrazil.com

#garland #dallas #dfw #golf #firewheel #ford #planetford635 #endhunger #rowlett #rockwall #sachse #passion #purpose #love
2 days ago
Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. - "Good Sam"

Wishing our friend and volunteer, Larry, all the best in his upcoming surgery. We love you! Prayers for successful surgery and quick healing! #thebestvolunteers ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing our friend and volunteer, Larry, all the best in his upcoming surgery. We love you! Prayers for successful surgery and quick healing! #thebestvolunteers

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Larry is a great friend, and a huge asset. Prayers here Larry! See u soon. You can do it standing on your head, lol. I've had 26 back surgeries. Wishing you the very best!!!

Get well soon. 🔥 Hot Rod Larry.🔥

Amen praying get well soon

a great group of people

Hated to miss the farewell. How was the cheesecake? Best of luck Larry. You’ll be back in no time.

Prayers 🙏

Have faith and listen to your doctors.

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Good Sam visit Dr. Ben and left with a #dinosaur needing some #tlc. @garlandtxgov @garlandchamber @garlandpediatricdentistry #dentistlove #calming #autismsupport #dentalcare #garlandtx #communitypartnerships #togetherwearestronger #stitchbystitch ...

Celebrating a special volunteer who is having major surgery next week. Prayers for successful surgery and quick healing. #thebestvolunteers #backsurgery #teamlove #getwellsoon ...

Thank you, Plano Community Garden! We love receiving #freshpicked produce for our guests! @cityofplano #communitygarden #healthyoptions #greens #sharingandcaring #gratefulheart❤️ #foodpantry #togetherwecan ...

All Malcolm wanted for his birthday was food for Good Sam. He and his church, The Foundry, collected 462 lbs. to help fill our shelves. What a blessing! Thank you! @thefoundrygarland @garlandtxgov #birthdaygiving #garlandtx #givingisliving #loveoneanother♥️ #gratefulheart ...

Good Sam loves partnering with @gunsandhosestx! For #mothersday 65 families will receive decorated food bags and a turkey. Partnerships for the win! @garlandtxgov @gunsandhosestx @garlandtxpolice #togetherwecan #togetherwearestronger #partnerships #foodpantry #peoplehelpingpeople ...

A new job and needed transportation. A donated bicycle. New job and new wheels. A win/win. #garlandtx #perfecttiming #bicycle #taketimetolisten #peoplehelpingpeople #everydaymiracles #godatwork @patrickabell ...

@graysonhoughton_ with family and scouts beautifying our #communityarea for his Eagle Scout project. #eaglescoutproject #paintingpicnictables #stainingbenches #togetherwecanmakeadifference #eaglescouts #gratefulheart @kristinkschell #turquoisetable #garlandtx ...

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