DONATION DRIVES Samaritan House relies on donations to meet the needs of the thousands of individual and families we serve. Every item you give helps our clients reach self-sufficiency and prevents homelessness. Anyone can run a drive with our easy kits – companies, individuals, faith-based groups and clubs. 

We need help to collect items all year round. For larger drives, we may be able to assist with collection boxes or barrels.  

Click Here to look at our most needed drive items and find the kit contents to help you with your drive. You can also check out the complete list of new and used items which we accept by visiting our Wish Lists page. 

To get started with your drive Apply Here and then:

  • Place your collection barrel in a prominent place in your church, business, school, or other organization
  • Download a poster for your drive and print out several to hang up
  • Advertise the drive throughout your network, using email, posters, and social media
  • Bag up the donations as they are received and deliver to Samaritan House. Email rosie@samaritanhousesanmateo.org to see if it is possible to organize a pick up for very large donations

 We currently are looking for help with Drives for our Back to School Program. Please check out what we need here