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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Membership COmmission Needs You!

Do you enjoy meeting people? Would you like to be part of welcoming parishioners and integrating new members ...
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Help Needed – Housing and Homelessness

Dear Friends,On Monday evening the Palo Alto City Council will be holding hearings on Housing and homelessness.  A ...
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Thank you from Outreach Alliance!!

Thank you to all who participated in Sunday's item drive! Together, we collected two full car loads of ...
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An Invitation To Help Our Brothers and Sisters In Need

The St. Mark’s Outreach Commission invites you to support our brothers and sisters who are unhoused and are ...
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Food Closet

Continued Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check: Food Closet shelves were still amply stocked with food donations ...
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Food Closet

Continued Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check The Food Closet sends even more thanks  - noting ...
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Annual Giving Tree

Every year St. Mark’s creates a Giving Tree during Advent to encourage donations to organizations during important outreach ...
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Toy Drive!

Toy Drive: drop off this Thursday from 2:00-4:00p and Saturday from 12:00-4:00pm at SM AME Zion. In partnership ...
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Food Closet

This week's list is but one item - allowing a bit of extra space here to say yet ...
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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.