Good Sam of Garland Building

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

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

 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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Thank you, Mesquite High School seniors, Luke, Olivea, River, Riley, Ari, and Salad and Go! #togetherwecan #peoplehelpingpeopleImage attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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Nice. Im a mesquite high school graduate, class of 1998

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We often hear from our guests they feel ‘safe’ at Good Sam. Relationships happen at the picnic tables while sharing a meal. Thank you, Salad and Go, for donating fresh salads for all guests and families! Happy heart ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

We often hear from our guests they feel ‘safe’ at Good Sam. Relationships happen at the picnic tables while sharing a meal. Thank you, Salad and Go, for donating fresh salads for all guests and families! Happy heart ❤️

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This makes me happy. I am so very thankful for Good Sam’s as you make sure everyone who comes to you knows God loves them and we love them too!

I keep hearing good things about Salad and Go menu. Steve enjoys it. How nice to learn they support the community as well. 👍

I love what you all do for the community.

#Garlandstrong

I love y’all ♥️

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Good Samaritans of Garland - "Good Sam"

Friday, our Whistlestop friends dropped in with food donations. Love our littlest donors and their teachers! ... See MoreSee Less

Friday, our Whistlestop friends dropped in with food donations. Love our littlest donors and their teachers!

We ❤️❤️ Teachers!!!!
Thank you so much ILTexas Garland K8 for all your help this afternoon!!
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We ❤️❤️ Teachers!!!! 
Thank you so much ILTexas Garland K8 for all your help this afternoon!!Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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God is good all the time

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Thank you, Loving Garland Green, for lovingly growing and packaging fresh veggies for our guests! #communitygarden #freshpicked #healthyfood ...

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A notable, fun moment! This afternoon, four community partners visited Good Sam within minutes of each other. We ♥️ serving our community with these great people! #unitedinpurpose #feedinghelpingserving #communityfirst #garlandtx #loveyourneighbor #servewithlove ...

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Feeding our neighbors with our good friends and community partners at @metrorelief. #togetherwecan #feedinghelpingserving ...

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Thank you to our First Presbyterian Garland friends for your generous food donation! #togetherwecan #loveyourneighbor #foodpantry #feedinghelpingserving #nomorehunger ...

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Larry, Good Sam volunteer on the left, loves our unhoused guests and they love him. Today he received a special Happy Fathers Day card from Ronnie, thanking him for being kind. #thebestvolunteers #loveyourneighbor #allgodschildren #heknowsyourname #compassionateliving #feedinghelpingserving #togetherwecanmakeadifference #unhousedneighbors ...

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North Texas Food Bank