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.

Outreach news

Parish Summer Book Reads on Racism (and Beyond)

Given the state of affairs in our country with the much needed conversation on race and police brutality ...
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food closet needs – July 9

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in ...
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Hotel de Zink (HDZ) Coming in August

This August, St. Mark's will welcome 15-20 otherwise homeless guests to have dinner and rest and sleep in ...
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The Episcopal Church supports the Dream Act

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for legislation that protects Dreamers and offers a pathway to citizenship. Through ...
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What is Happening with the Episcopal Church, Police reform and you?

Please inform yourself and follow up these suggestions with your own ideas and active support. Take Action Today ...
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Food closet needs

Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in supporting the All Saints Food Closet with your donations. ...
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Outreach corner

Our focus on our neighbors who are homeless and insecurely housed continues during this time of crisis. If ...
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Creation Care – watch this environmental film from June 8-June 17

The Diocese Commission on Creation Care is making available free of charge a viewing of the acclaimed documentary ...
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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.