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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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This Week’s Most Needed Food Closet Items

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet: The last two week’s St. Mark’s contributed 4 grocery bag equivalents ...
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This Week’s Most Pressing Food Closet Needs

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet: Dear Donors  – Great news to share from the Food Closet.  ...
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Urgent Needs: Empty Shelves at Food Closet

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet: Dear Donors  – the last 2 week’s donations were 3 bags ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Requests

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet: Dear Donors  – the last 2 week’s donations were 10 bags ...
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Becoming Beloved Community Task Force Update: More on The Clotilda and Africa Town.

Last autumn, as part of a consideration of reparations to descendants of enslaved people, the Becoming Beloved Community ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Requests

This Week’s Needs at the Food Closet: Dear Donors  – no changes from last week's list - just ...
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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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St. Nicholas Day Outreach – American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

This week's outreach contributions go to American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Check out the 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.