outreach

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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Advent Giving Tree!

St. Mark’s Annual Giving Tree Every year St. Mark’s creates a Giving Tree during Advent to encourage donations ...
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Food Closet Donations Request This Week

This week – again, not so much in the way of food donation requests, but the urgent need ...
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Human Rights for All: A Multifaith Call to Action Thursday, Dec. 9, 7pm the Eve of World Human Rights Day

Human Rights for All: A Multifaith Call to Action Thursday, Dec. 9, 7pm the Eve of World Human ...
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Food Closet Donations Request for this Week

Great news  - all the Food Closet's volunteer shifts are now filled. A big thanks to any St. ...
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In-Person Volunteer Event on 12/4!

Please join the Outreach Alliance for another in-person volunteer event! We will be making grab-and-go lunches for the ...
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Food Closet Donations Request and Open Volunteer Shifts

Cool wet weather is here: This is where our donations excel – comfort foods.  You’ll see protein items ...
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Upcoming Outreach Forum on November 14

An important part of ministry in jails (and in our communities) is the need to be "trauma-informed" - ...
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Food closet Donations Request and Volunteer Openings

Cool wet weather is here: This is where our donations excel - comfort foods.  You'll see soups and ...
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Food closet Donations Request and Volunteer Shifts

Thank you all so much - an amazing amount of donations have been coming in the last few ...
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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.