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2024 Summer Food & Back to School Program

Program participants will receive two food boxes during the summer months and a backpack for each registered child attending school in August.

Collection Drives

2023 Back to School Drive

Good Samaritan Ministries is collecting school supplies for its Back to School program in the summer.

2024 Back to School Food Box Distribution

A family food box distribution event for the 2023 Back to School program June 16-17, from 9:00AM-1:00PM.

Summer Food & Backpack Distribution

Good Samaritan Ministries will distribute back packs to registered participants in the 2023 Back to School special program.


Volunteer Spotlight (Back School to Program Edition): Chere Brady

In which group did you volunteer and what time did you arrive at the program location? I volunteered at both Thankful Baptist Church and Good Samaritan Ministries for the Back […]


A New Academic Year Is Around the Corner: Combating Poverty with Back to School Program.

Summertime has kicked off and the thought of school is distant in the minds of many children. However, many low-income parents and grandparents are already thinking about the new academic school year. While parents and guardians with a stable income do not worry about preparations for the upcoming school year, it is a financial burden for families with a limited income. Imagine having to decide between purchasing school supplies or new clothing for a child?