Saint Mark’s supports local organizations in Palo Alto that strive to serve the underserved. With volunteerism, financial and food donations, and fund-raising, we honor the work of these organizations. We also recognize that the needs of our community extend beyond our local reach.

Contact us to learn more about how you can get involved with our Outreach efforts.

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Support for Inmates this Holiday Season

As Thanksgiving nears, let us keep our hearts and thoughts with those who are incarcerated. The CIC has ...
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American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem – St. Mark’s Leaders Needed

St. Mark’s, through AFED (American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem), has long supported the 27 parishes ...
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This Week’s Most Needed Food Closet Items

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet:  Gratings Food Closet Donors: In the last 3 weeks 21 bags ...
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November is Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

In celebration of Native American and Alaska Native heritage, PBS is offering a series of documentaries where we ...
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Agape – Coffee Hour – Hosts Needed to Continue

Our Agape Coffee Hour after the 10:00 Liturgy is a wonderful time of hospitality and conviviality for our ...
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Mid-Peninsula CROP (Community Response to Overcoming Poverty) Walk

Mid-Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk Sunday, October 29 1-4PM, at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church - 1100 Santa Cruz Avenue, ...
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This Week’s Most Pressing Food Closet Needs

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet:  Dear Food Closet Donors: It's wonderful to see donations picking up ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Requests

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet:  Dear Food Closet Donors: Fall is approaching and warming foods will ...
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Upcoming Jail Ministry Opportunities

St. Marks parishioners, together with CIC (Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy), led by our own Liz Milner, are doing life-changing ...
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Local groups we support

Elmwood jail ministry

Responds to the individual spiritual needs of detained youth and incarcerated adults in Santa Clara County, CA.

The Food Closet

Emergency food program providing groceries to low-income and unhoused people.  

Hotel de Zinc

A rotating local shelter that houses 12-17 people in churches throughout the year.

Episcopal and spiritual groups we support

episcopal relief and development

The outreach and service arm of the Episcopal Church.

american friends of the episcopal diocese of jerusalem

Outreach to support the ministry and mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

united religions initiative

Works to brid.ge differences between people of all beliefs

global groups we support

Amelie's Angels

Provides support for education of children in Haiti.

Global Aids Interfaith Alliance (GAIA)

Combating AIDS by partnering faith communities with Malawi villages.

One World Children’s Fund

Funding resources to grassroots organizations serving disadvantaged children.