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Samaritan Connect, August 2022 8/1/2022  Big “Thank you” to our friends at Real Life Church – Simi Valley and Mattress 33 for their hard work and efforts benefiting the Samaritan Center. Real Life Church sponsored the “Serve Our City” volunteer event where they cleaned the pantry vehicle and did some much needed weeding in our front yard area. Our friends Dean and Dan with Mattress33 have been big supporters of the Samaritan Center over the years and hosted a mattress fundraiser to raise funds to benefit our clients. Find out more about the Center and meet our Volunteer of the Month Linda in this issue of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, August 2022

Samaritan Connect, June 2022 6/1/2022   Cheers and congratulations to our new Executive Director Anni Sumby! Starting out at our front desk and then moving to Program Manager, we’re happy to have her in her new role. Find out how the Center supports pets in need as well as people, and meet our Volunteer of the Month Brett in this issue of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, June 2022

Samaritan Connect, May 2022 5/1/2022   Last month we had a volunteer day to landscape the Center grounds, and what a transformation! Check out the before and after pictures. Over the past year, we’ve rescued more than one hundred thousand pounds of food, and served almost six thousand meals. See these results and meet our volunteer Karen who has joined us these last 15 months in this issue of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, May 2022

Samaritan Connect, April 2022 04/1/2021    A warm welcome to our new Pantry and Kitchen Manager, Tamara! See how her journey brought her to the Samaritan Center. And meet Board member and our Volunteer of the Month, Alan! Learn about the contributions these wonderful people are making to the Center and our community in the April edition of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, April 2022

Samaritan Connect, March 2022 03/1/2021    This month we’ll learn the story behind Fire Island Grill, a great local restaurant that has consistently supported the Samaritan Center and other community organizations around Simi Valley. Hear about the Center’s latest efforts to evaluate the needs of our community for food, water, showers, clothing, and shelter. And meet Daniel, our Volunteer of the Month! Check it out in the March edition of Connect. View Samaritan Connect, March 2022

Samaritan Connect, February 2022 02/1/2021   See just how big of an impact the Center created in the second half of 2021. Discover the history of our PADS program. Hear directly from our Executive Director and from new client Lee. Find out how you can donate money or supplies to help keep the Center serving our community. And meet Volunteers of the Month Donna and Diran Torigian! All that and more in the February edition of Connect. View Samaritan Connect, February 2022

Samaritan Connect, November 2021 11/1/2021   Hear from a client who has experienced firsthand the positive change in her life from the help and support she’s been able to receive at the Center thanks to your continued support. See photos from our first annual Donor Appreciation Reception. Get the word straight from our Executive Director Dan Jaeger on how you can support the Center throughout this holiday season and all year around. And show your appreciation for our Volunteer of the Month, Doug! All in this November edition of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, November 2021

Samaritan Connect, October 2021 10/1/2021   See the stats on all the great contributions the Center has made to our clients and community in July and August, learn about our upcoming Bowling to Save Lives event, and meet volunteer Niki in the October issue of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, October 2021

Samaritan Connect, September 2021 9/1/2021   Review our Pancake Breakfast, meet our featured volunteer April, and hear the story of an Eagle Scout who helped the Center and its clients in the September issue of Connect. View Samaritan Connect, September 2021

Samaritan Connect, August 2021 8/1/2021   Meet our new Case Worker Anya Abel, hear firsthand about how the Center supports our clients, learn about our latest successful project, and find out about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities in the August issue of Samaritan Connect. View Samaritan Connect, August 2021

Samaritan Connect, May 2021 5/1/2021   Meet Executive Director Dan Jaeger and Case Manager Birdy Martinez, see our newest renovations, read the story of client Kim and how the Samaritan Center supported her, and get to know volunteer Jesse Melendez in our latest issue of Connect. View Samaritan Connect, May 2021

Samaritan Connect, February 2021 2/1/2021   Read about how the Center helped client Scot, see how we are addressing COVID-19, learn about our Pantry, and meet volunteer Merri Mays in Samaritan Connect for February. View Samaritan Connect, February 2021

Non-Profit of the Year 6/5/2019   Assemblywoman Christy Smith names The Samaritan Center Simi Valley as Non-profit of the Year! Through compassionate care, comprehensive wraparound services and individualized case management, The Samaritan Center restores lives and creates a new future for the homeless. Thank you Executive Director Betty Eskey and her team for coming up to Sacramento!