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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The Episcopal Chaplaincy at Stanford Needs Your Support!

Our Rector, Rev. Matthew McDermott is the President of the Episcopal Chaplaincy at Stanford. In this season of ...
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food pantry shelves

This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Current Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s news and requests.  Good news to share - Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, the main food ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities

This week’s news and requests. Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. This week I’m sharing again the highlights ...
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Christmas Card Drive – CIC Jail Ministry

Please join us this holiday season as we collect Christmas cards to provide to those inside the jail ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities

This week’s news and requests. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. This week I want to share highlights ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Current Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests. Donations picked back up to a great level again and all were exactly on target ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests. Like the recent decline in food donations for the Food Closest from Second Harvest - ...
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Episcopal Impact Fund Night of Light

The annual Episcopal Impact Fund Night of LIght gala is Friday, November 11th, 2022 at 6pm at the ...
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This Week’s Food Closet Needs and Volunteer Opportunities:

This week’s requests. As usual St. Mark’s donations of food, supplies and cash have been consistent over time ...
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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.