Children Waiting For Lunch
220 South Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380

United Samaritans Foundation

We are the largest non-profit direct food distributor to the hungry within Stanislaus County,
serving over 30,000 meals a month.

 

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(209)668-4853
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It's Fat Tuesday Bunco Night!

Come join us for a fun evening of Bunco on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. All proceeds will benefit United Samaritans Foundation. Don’t know how to play? Don’t let that stop you. Bunco is an easy to learn, fun game of dice, played in groups of four. Come and learn in a very relaxed and fun atmosphere, enjoy great food, You’ll get a chance to have fun, win a prize, and help United Samaritans Foundations at the same time! Thank you to Antoinette #193 Young Ladies Institute, for hosting this event to benefit United Samaritans Foundation. Tickets are available at our Turlock Site (220 S. Broadway) or contact Barbara or Paz at 668-4853. Thank you for your support.


FEINSTEIN FOUNDATION
CHALLENGE UPDATE

Press Release: The Feinstein Foundation has suspended their 2015 $1Million Challenge until further notice in order to concentrate on its ever-increasing number of Feinstein Jr. Scholars, now over 150,000 strong, pledged to help better the lives of others.

Started in 1998, the annual Feinstein $1 million giveaway to anti-hunger agencies to use as a spur for their fund raising, has generated over $2.5 billion to feed the hungry from thousands of donors throughout the country and overseas. It is likely the largest amount of money ever raised by any grass roots effort to fight hunger.


USF’s “FIGHT HUNGER CHALLENGE” 2015

Last year your monetary and in-kind donations in response to Alan Feinstein’s Challenge totaled $17,000 for United Samaritans Foundation. We need your help to continue to “FIGHT HUNGER” in our community in 2015. This year USF is replacing last year’s challenge with one of our own.

United Samaritans Foundation challenges the community to match or increase your last year’s donation during the month of March and April 2015 to “FIGHT HUNGER”.

All food and dollar contributions you provide will benefit those in need within our community. Please continue to give so that we may continue to serve. Help to “FIGHT HUNGER” in our community. Please, when making your donations indicate that it is for the Fight Hunger Challenge. If you would like to conduct a canned food drive for the “FIGHT HUNGER CHALLENGE” at your school or place of business, please contact Maris or Esther at 209-668-4853 for assistance.

Thank you for your help in the fight against hunger.


 

 United Samaritans Foundation
220 S. Broadway, Turlock
209.668.4853

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Making A Difference

Because of your faithful support, meals served on our trucks during the month of December 2014, were 28,129.

In our Emergency Food Box Program, 256 families (427 people) were provided with a three-day, three meals per day supply of food, or 3,843 meals.

We couldn't do all this without your help. Thank you!


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“SAVE MART S.H.A.R.E.S.”

Thank you to all of you who are using your Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S. Cards. If you don’t have a card or lost yours please contact us at 668-4853 for a card or a replacement card. The cards can be used at all Save Mart Supermarkets, Smart Foods, Food Maxx and Lucky Stores. You just hand the clerk your card before completing your purchases and Save Mart will donate 3% of your purchases to the non-profit registered to the card. It is making a difference. For this last quarter we received $571.89 from the Save Mart S.H.A.R.E.S. Program.

Thank you to all our card users and to Save Mart for their commitment to give back to the community.

Keep Using Your S.H.A.R.E. Cards!!

 


Christmas Past

Thank you to all who sponsored and provided gifts for families this past Christmas. We were able to help 15 families. You help to put smiles on the faces of 42 children and make their Christmas a happy memory.

 


If you have much, give of your wealth.
If you have little, give of your heart.

                                ~Arab Proverb


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Hunger and Homelessness in California

4.3 Million people experience hunger each year in
California, and an estimated 350,000 are homeless.
Today, 4.6 million Californians, including
1.8 million children live in poverty.
A recent study of 75 food and shelter providers in
California shows the situation is getting worse.

Help feed a
hungry child today.


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February
Wish List

We are in desperate need of men’s pants all sizes. Our clothes closet shelves are bare. We are also in need of socks for men and women, blankets and rain ponchos. We are also in need of two green garden wagons for our Emergency Food Box Distributions Days. The wagons are used to assist clients in transporting their food box to their cars.

Thank you for your continued support and your monthly donations.

YOUR DONATIONS CAN BE BROUGHT TO 220 SOUTH BROADWAY, TURLOCK.

All donations are tax deductible. Receipts are provided.


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