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A Day In The Life with Good Sam

Garland Goodness

“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


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

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

 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  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 ( 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, go to, 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 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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Great I was wondering if Charlie and I should brave it. Glad to know. I too love the little possum crossing the street which begs the question: Why did the possum cross the street? Why to. get to Good Sams of course!

2 days ago
Cynthia Lopez

We can help - Our Good Samaritans of Garland - "Good Sam" is in need of Mac & Cheese. An Easy Order using Amazon and delivered 🥰Wanted: Macaroni & Cheese
Mac is approximately 7.25oz, alias include Mac, Mac & Cheese, even Cheesy Mac. Him and his pals hide behind name brands and store brands- they are ALL wanted.
They need to be brought in to our food pantry ASAP!
Thank you for your help!!
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We can help - Our Good Samaritans of Garland - Good Sam is in need of Mac & Cheese. An Easy Order using Amazon and delivered 🥰
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