The Benefits of Giving Back

Giving back nurtures a culture that is based on helping other people and feeling good about your community. These moments of giving back give us a sense of validation and purpose in our communities and shows others that we are always here to share our resources and leave no one behind, no matter how tough it gets. Giving back focuses on gratitude and positivity, and it’s good for you! It creates emotionally-aware people that want to help, not just because they feel like they need to.

We are constantly surrounded by love and appreciation when we start to embrace a culture of giving back. Your bonds with others becomes stronger, happiness is more abundant, stress levels are lower and your home community benefits from it all. There really is not a downside to becoming a more giving person. We start to give back because we love the people we are surrounded by and want to see other people flourish alongside us.

By challenging ourselves to give back to our communities consistently, we are making ourselves role models for others no matter where we go. Being a positive influence rubs off on people! No matter how big or small our actions of giving are, they still contribute towards a happier and healthier lifestyle that will help us continually grow in our relationships with each other and our own selves.


All Samaritas Events

«August 2018»

Moonlight Masquerade Summer Party

Join us on Thursday, August 16 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. for our Moonlight Masquerade Summer Party. Residents and guests will enjoy delicious food, refreshing cocktails and captivating entertainment. Buffet appetizers will be served at 4:30 p.m. and buffet dinner served from 5-6:30 p.m. Costumes and...

Foster Care Orientation - Lansing

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Aleah Erwin at (517)-230-0810 or

All orientations are held at the Samaritas Lansing Office: 1545 Keystone Ave. Lansing, MI 48911


Rummage Sale Benefitting Samaritas New Americans

Join us on Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24 for a rummage sale benefiting the Samaritas Americans program. If you are looking to donate items, collection dates are Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 17 with large item drop offs on Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22. For more...