Testimonials

Giving Refugees a Home in Plymouth
Giving Refugees a Home in Plymouth
Giving Refugees a Home in Plymouth
Growing up, Betsy Sole saw her family’s church sponsor a Hungarian refugee – a relationship that developed into a lifelong friendship between the refugee family and her own. That memory would provide inspiration to help Afghan refugees arriving in Michigan in 2022 due to the... Read More
Big Moments
Big Moments
By Violeta Tarin
I’m very blessed to have been able to be a part of so many events that not many would consider all that big, but in my eyes are such emotional and exciting moments. One that has significantly resonated with me was during a reunification a year ago. It somehow worked out that two of our... Read More
Family Center Love
Family Center Love
The attached pictures and information below highlight Samaritas' Impact on a family who recently stayed at the Family Center. We’ve removed all names to respect their privacy... "In the latter part of 2018 we provided shelter to this single mom with four minor... Read More
Giving Thanks
Giving Thanks
Our family would like to say thank you for generously helping us during this time of need. Due to covid, it brought many families around the world to experience many challenges, one of the challenges including finances. We are very grateful we were able to receive help with our DTE Bill. Getting... Read More
The Claw Kicker Donation
The Claw Kicker Donation
Samaritas would like to give a HUGE thank you to our newest community partner Aaron Hipps aka the Claw Kicker!! After learning about the services Samaritas provides to help local foster youth, Aaron decided to donate 10% of his monthly Youtube earnings to help Samaritas improve services and... Read More
Hometown Holiday Assist
Hometown Holiday Assist
The Hometown Holiday Assist, an all-inclusive holiday experience program for five metro Detroit families in need, sponsored by the Detroit Red Wings this past holiday season, had an unexpected benefit for Samaritas -- a donation! One program winner, the Neal family received gifts,... Read More
From Foster Care to College
From Foster Care to College
How ETV scholarships help children succeed at secondary education
Malaysha White had the end of childhood in sight when everything for her family fell apart. A high school senior at Cass Technical with college on the horizon, White’s world turned upside down when her mother to fell into a deep depression and her father spiraled downward with his... Read More
5 Star Review - The Lodge
5 Star Review - The Lodge
“My mom has been at Samaritas The Lodge now for over 2 years with Dementia. They are an awesome group of caretakers!! Her care has been excellent there. I have seen a little turnover but in fact my mom has had the same Aids and nursing staff now for over the 2 years. They are caring... Read More
Samaritas Fosters A Future
Samaritas Fosters A Future
James DeMoines, 23, grew up in a turbulent household. One of six children of two mentally ill parents, life at home was violent and unstable. “Things were always hectic at home. My mom was bi-polar and abused drugs and my dad was violent toward my mom and us kids. But the situation was... Read More
Arif's Thank You
Arif's Thank You
"I cannot thank Vesna Cizmic enough for resettling myself in Hamtramck, for helping me find my first job, and directing me to ESL programs when I first came to America. Samaritas is an unforgettable organization. I cannot imagine where I would be if they had not... Read More
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