Samaritan

for a person in need

Have a team of supporters to help keep you moving forward and money to help you meet your needs.

more than a smart wallet.

Samaritan connects you to more than just the financial resources you need. Samaritan enables you to set goals around your housing and health, and also connects you to a team of supporters to help you meet these goals.

our seattle pilot results:

People and organizations who have signed up to give to members.

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Members who reported improving an area of their life.

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Members who got into housing, employment, etc. through their Samaritan Smart Wallet.

your story matters.

When you don't have a home, it can be hard to find what you need to move forward. Maybe "no" is the most common word you hear on any given day. Perhaps you see people pretending you don't exist or that they're too busy to lend a hand.

We are truly, truly sorry.

there are 14,613 samaritans in seattle

(and many more around the country) who want to help share this burden with you. Everyone needs a team. If you could use one, ask a care provider you know about helping you sign up for Samaritan.

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let's talk about getting this resource to people in your community.

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Raven Beacon Holder
I’ve been on the streets 13 years. I’ve seen and heard everything. This probably has helped me more than anything else.
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Learn this person's story by searching their &handle in the Samaritan app.

Melissa M Beacon Holder
I've enjoyed my community caring about me even if someone gives only a dollar, it feels like a million.
Richard Now-Housed Beacon Holder
The beacon is really a healthy way of telling your story. [A donation] truly always came when I needed it.
Salvation Army Director of Outreach Ministries, Salvation Army
In my 12 years working with unhoused individuals, I’ve never seen barriers reduced for community involvement like this. This is truly one of the most innovative engagement tools I’ve seen.
Vulcan
Marys place
Amazon
Goodwill seattle
Grocery outlet
St vincent de paul
Nordstrom
Deloitte
King county metro
Millionair club charity
Facebook
Costco
Outdoor emporium
Pike market senior center
Street bean coffee belltown
Zulily
Union gospel mission
Tune
Docusign
Army navy surplus
La bodega
Lane powell
Rover

Want to help? Whether you’re a church, company, or local merchant, there’s a way to invest in our unsheltered.