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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hotel de Zink is coming to St. Mark’s this august!

Hotel de Zink was started in 1987 by Jim Burklo as part of the Urban Ministry of Palo ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities

This week’s requests –  The Food Closet thanks you all for your continuing generosity and hopes you can ...
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Going In, Staying In jail ministry volunteer training

During the COVID-19 lockdown in our jails, God still used volunteers to change lives through jail ministry. Are ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Current Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests –  Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! The donations request from the Food Closet remains ...
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Food Closet Needs and Current Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests – Well - my sincerest apologies are due to you all! The last few weeks ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests – Did you know that the food closet also provides food for furry friends? Dry ...
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Advent Giving Tree!

Thank you to the St Mark's community for your generosity in the Advent Giving Tree! Through your contributions, ...
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Food Closet Donations Request and Volunteer Openings

This week's requests – both food items and maintenance supplies are listed to keep the Food Closet's shelves full ...
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Food Closet Donations Request This Week

This week – food items are requested again, but so are supplies to keep the Food closet running ...
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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.