for a person in need

Have a team of supporters to help keep you moving forward and money to help you meet your needs.

more than a smart wallet.

Samaritan connects you to more than just the financial resources you need. Samaritan enables you to set goals around your housing and health, and also connects you to a team of supporters to help you meet these goals.

our seattle pilot results:

People and organizations who have signed up to give to members.

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Members who reported improving an area of their life.

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Members who got into housing, employment, etc. through their Samaritan Smart Wallet.

your story matters.

When you don't have a home, it can be hard to find what you need to move forward. Maybe "no" is the most common word you hear on any given day. Perhaps you see people pretending you don't exist or that they're too busy to lend a hand.

We are truly, truly sorry.

there are 14,613 samaritans in seattle

(and many more around the country) who want to help share this burden with you. Everyone needs a team. If you could use one, ask a care provider you know about helping you sign up for Samaritan.

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let's talk about getting this resource to people in your community.


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Salvation Army Director of Outreach Ministries, Salvation Army
In my 12 years working with unhoused individuals, I’ve never seen barriers reduced for community involvement like this. This is truly one of the most innovative engagement tools I’ve seen.
Melissa M Beacon Holder
I've enjoyed my community caring about me even if someone gives only a dollar, it feels like a million.
Zaneta R former Day Center Coordinator, Mary’s Place
Most of the time, homeless people are ignored. Months and months go by and no one says their name. This app stops that.
Chuck Now-Housed Beacon Holder
This makes me feel like there's somebody out here who actually wants to help.
Marys place
Goodwill seattle
Grocery outlet
St vincent de paul
King county metro
Millionair club charity
Outdoor emporium
Pike market senior center
Street bean coffee belltown
Union gospel mission
Army navy surplus
La bodega
Lane powell

Want to help? Whether you’re a church, company, or local merchant, there’s a way to invest in our unsheltered.