Help a needy neighbor by running a drive for essential items

We need help to collect items year round. Click Here to look at our most needed drive items. You can also check out the complete list of new and used items which we accept by visiting our Wish Lists page. We have example posters and sample emails for our most needed items that can help you run your drive. For larger drives, we can assist with collection boxes or barrels.  

Baby Needs

Keeping It Clean 

Kids Closet Clothes

Healthy Snacks 

Email Template

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 if possible deliver to Samaritan House. Email carol@samaritanhousesanmateo.org for pick up for very large donations
  • We take donations year round.