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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Reyna Montaño

Good morning! Rhianna Montano is raising funds for Good Samaritans of Garland - "Good Sam". Please share and help her reach her goal! Good Samaritans of Garland provides food assistance for our community at no cost.

Just scan the QR code and it will take you directly to her gofundme account. All donations will go straight to Good Sam! Thank you ☺️
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Good morning! Rhianna Montano is raising funds for Good Samaritans of Garland - Good Sam. Please share and help her reach her goal! Good Samaritans of Garland provides food assistance for our community at no cost. 

Just scan the QR code and it will take you directly to her gofundme account. All donations will go straight to Good Sam! Thank you ☺️

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Thank you Reyna & Rhianna!!

Calling All Super Shoppers!!
🕵️Detective Good Sam has spotted some sales at the grocery stores!
Can you help us snag these deals and restock our shelves??
#TogetherWeCan #supershoppers
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Calling All Super Shoppers!!
🕵️Detective Good Sam has spotted some sales at the grocery stores!
Can you help us snag these deals and restock our shelves??
#TogetherWeCan #SuperShoppersImage attachment

We are kicking off our fall Harvest for the Hungry food drive to benefit the Good Samaritans of Garland - "Good Sam"!
All foods and donations are appreciated and welcomed. At this specific time the items in need are:
-soup - pop tops are super helpful
-canned meats
-cereals
-chilis
-toiletries
-black socks
-bottled water
-can openers

We will begin collecting today through October 17th. Thank you in advance for your donations and we are so thankful for your Jesus like hearts!
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Love our generous community! Thank you, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Service Unit 148 143 and Oakridge Neighborhood Association for hosting food drives this weekend. We are so grateful for your help in feeding, helping and serving our families in need! #TogetherWeCan ... See MoreSee Less

Love our generous community! Thank you, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Service Unit 143 and Oakridge Neighborhood Association for hosting food drives this weekend. We are so grateful for your help in feeding, helping and serving our families in need! #TogetherWeCanImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
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Because of YOU Good Sam's North Texas Giving Day was a SUCCESS!
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Today is North Texas Giving Day!!
Good Sam provides food assistance five days a week- no requirements, no restrictions, no judgment.
We have served over 1800 families in the 1st half of the year and continue to see an increase in these numbers everyday.
Please consider giving to Good Samaritans of Garland. Your support and partnership in helping our neighbors in need is greatly appreciated!
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It's not too late for NTXGivingDay EARLY GIVING
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Thank You Thank You @walmart #2975!! Your partnership with Good Sam means everything to us! #TogetherWeCan #feedinghelpingserving #thankyouforyoursupport ...

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NTXGivingDay Early Giving Begins Today!
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Enjoyed seeing good friends at @saturnroadchurch while sharing the mission of Good Sam with their compassionate community. #loveyourneighbor #peopleoverpaper #feedinghelpingserving #togetherwecanmakeadifference #handsandfeetofjesus #churchofchrist ...

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