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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It’s going to look great

Thanks again guys!!! That’s the epitome of selfless service!!! It’s just such a great thing, and a great example of great character combined with the great and infectious spirit of giving!! Thanks guys for your living examples to us all!!!

That is great, I no a couple of elderly that need help on there house in Garland texas.

The ambitious kitchen renovation has begun! Chris chose this project as his Eagle Scout project. He’s upgrading our kitchen with new cabinets, flooring, countertop, and fixtures. #TogetherWeCan ... See MoreSee Less

The ambitious kitchen renovation has begun! Chris chose this project as his Eagle Scout project. He’s upgrading our kitchen with new cabinets, flooring, countertop, and fixtures. #TogetherWeCanImage attachmentImage attachment

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What a great Eagle Scout project! Wow!

I'm so excited to see what it looks like when he's finished! Way to go Chris!! You're an amazing young man!

What a great idea! Great job! Well deserved...

That is awesome for Good Sam's!!!

Wow awesome

So exciting!!💕

Can't wait to see

Thanks wonderful!!!! It takes a village... thanks guys!!!

How nice!!

This does my heart good. It has been been in need of some love for awhile.

So excited for everyone! This is great.

Whoops, very nice, y'all so deserve it.

How nice for you! Awesome choice!

That's wonderful to hear and see!

A definite superstar.

Can’t wait to see it!!!

How awesome is that! Thank you!

Awesome

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Some of the Good Sam team. People helping people. #TogetherWeCan #NoMoreHunger #thankful Lori Vicki Pam Jason and Larry Reese.

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For the help that I received yesterday. Y'all ROCK

3 days ago

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Santa Hoya 😊

It looks like Elephant ears l have them but not that big

I love that huge plant. I meant to ask yall what kind it was. Beautiful. So... what kind is it? LOL

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@prestigeford thank you so much for the super generous #mask donation! @ford @garlandchamber #peoplehelpingpeople #covidsafety #togetherisbetter #yellowwall #lovemytribe #givingbacktothecommunity ...

@goodsamsgarden caught this little lady digging in your garden! #gardensquirrel #buryingnuts #uhoh #gotcha ...

When there is a need, God abundantly provides! Thank you, Michael! #togetherwecan #reusablebags #weloveourcommunity #foodpantry #bigsunglasses #fridayfunny #grateful #supersized #godprovides ...

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North Texas Food Bank