Good Samaritan Mission Statement
Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity and the common good. We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially those most in need.
Good Samaritan Ministries, motivated by Catholic social teaching, works in our community to advance family life, human dignity and the common good. We provide services to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals and families of all faiths, especially those most in need...
Our programs and ministries are the vehicles through which we can serve the Helena Community. Good Samaritan also runs a thrift store, which provides opportunities for job and vocational training, as well as covers the necessary administrative costs ensuring that all monetary donations can go to our Assistance ministry... Read More
Our thrift store operations requires many volunteers to keep it going! There are countless opportunities to suit your interest. The generous donation of your time helps our ministry, please consider volunteering today...
ALL monetary donations go directly to our Assistance Ministry program. Because of our thrift store we have 0% administrative costs and are able to give all funds donated back to those in need.
With the help of "Good Samaritans" like you, we've been able to give over $200,000.00 this fiscal year to the Helena Community in the form of assistance to those in need! Donate Online
DOCK CLOSED Please check back daily or call 442-0780
9AM -7PM MON-FRI
Occasionally, especially during summer months, we need to close the dock to re-organize and make safe the work space in back. We apologize for the necessary inconvenience. If this happens, we will announce the dock closure on our Facebook page, so please check there or call 442-0780. Thank you!
Half Off All Store Sale- The 1st-5th of every month.
( some exclusions may apply)
The YWCA Placer Pantry is temporarily at our Thrift Store.
Hours: Tuesday 5PM-6Pm and Saturday 10AM-11AM
PLACER PANTRY DONATIONS ARE NOT TO BE LEFT AT OUR STORE! IF YOU HAVE PLACER DONATIONS PLEASE CALL 442-8774
Pope Francis' new encyclical LAUDATO SI (Praise be to You) focuses on Human ecology, the environment and the common good:
"Helping the poor financially must always be a provisional solution in the face of pressing needs. The broader objective should always be to allow them a dignified life through work."
Read the full letter here!
Want a tour of the whole operation? Call us to schedule your individual or group tour of our store and ministry today!
442-0780 ask for Theresa or Amy
Loading Dock is
CLOSED for Drop-offs
1 hour before the Store Closes