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Mom Gives Back to Honor Son’s Legacy

Shelly’s son Damion was a pre-med, honor student who died of a heart attack in July. This year was her first Thanksgiving without him. Shelly, still grieving the loss, could not bring herself to cook for her family. Because her son was a giving person, in his honor, she adopted one our families. Shelly provided…

Giving Tuesday

#Giving Tuesday

Samaritan  House is ready for  #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is one day out of the year to inspire personal philanthropy—giving—no matter how big or small. It is not a new giving platform, but a call to action to celebrate how each and every individual can do more.  The 3rd Annual #GivingTuesday will take place on December 2, 2014,…

Giving Back Awards

Samaritan House Named a Top Nonprofit for Giving Back Awards

Samaritan House was thrilled to be honored for the second year in a row as a top nonprofit for Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Giving Back Awards. This year’s reception was held on October 28 at Ferguson Kitchen, Bath & Lighting Gallery. The event was catered by Lemongrass Grille. 25 of the area’s nonprofits were honored.


Stop the Violence, Start the Healing 5K Wrap Up

Hundreds of runners, walkers, advocates and people who support ending domestic violence gathered on a chilly Sunday afternoon for the Stop the Violence, Start the Healing 5K. The day began with a welcome from executive director, Angela Kellam. The program featured a moving poem read by Terrell Mercer. One of the most emotional moments of…

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