Good Samaritan Ministries

Good Samaritan Ministries Good Samaritan Ministries is a faith-based ministry that provides for those in need through education, mentoring, and social services.
Good Samaritan Ministries is a not-for-profit organization of people helping people. We are a trusted and dependable organization which has increased our benevolence each year since we were established in 1985. Good Samaritan Ministries believes that our community can contribute resources of time, money and goods to help those in need. Recognizing the dignity and importance of each person, the Good Samaritan staff works with each individual to develop productive long-term solutions. Our purpose is to provide relief for the poor, the sick and the destitute. Immediate assistance may be available to clients in crisis situations. Need is determined through an interview with Good Samaritan staff.
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Good Samaritan Ministries is a not-for-profit organization of people helping people. We are a trusted and dependable organization which has increased our benevolence each year since we were established in 1985. Good Samaritan Ministries believes that our community can contribute resources of time, money and goods to help those in need. Recognizing the dignity and importance of each person, the Good Samaritan staff works with each individual to develop productive long-term solutions. Our purpose is to provide relief for the poor, the sick and the destitute. Immediate assistance may be available to clients in crisis situations. Need is determined through an interview with Good Samaritan staff. Good Samaritan Ministries does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age or national origin. A local referral system is used to direct clients to other agencies if Good Samaritan Ministries is unable to assist. Families with emergency needs as well as homeless and low-income individuals may receive assistance through Good Samaritan Ministries if they live in one of the following counties: Washington, Carter, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock, Sullivan, and Unicoi. Good Samaritan Ministries, Inc. relies on the gifts and prayers of the community. Local churches, denominational offices, business, community service clubs, Sunday school classes, youth groups, and individuals provide funding. All gifts are tax deductible.

Mission: To contribute to the support of the ministry of Jesus Christ.. to provide relief for the poor, the sick and the destitute ... to assist in raising funds for the general purpose and doctrines of Jesus Christ. - From the Good Samaritan Charter of Incorporation

Happy Boxing Day, as we reflect on the boxes that were delivered to our community with the help of our awesome volunteer...
12/26/2019

Happy Boxing Day, as we reflect on the boxes that were delivered to our community with the help of our awesome volunteers and donors.

We are thankful for all of you that volunteered and donated this Christmas Season! Making Christmas possible for many fa...
12/25/2019

We are thankful for all of you that volunteered and donated this Christmas Season! Making Christmas possible for many families. May we not forget the reason for the season, that is our savior's birth which is the greatest gift of all! Merry Christmas!

Wishing you the Spirit of Christmas which is Peace, the Blessing of Christmas which is Hope, from the Heart of Christmas...
12/25/2019

Wishing you the Spirit of Christmas which is Peace, the Blessing of Christmas which is Hope, from the Heart of Christmas which is Christ.

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the D...
12/24/2019

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:25
Make it a habit of being in fellowship with one another in serving one another!

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in ...
12/23/2019

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12

Thank you BrightRidge for taking the time to serve your community! BrightRidge
12/21/2019

Thank you BrightRidge for taking the time to serve your community! BrightRidge

We are thankful for our volunteers who delivered boxes to the homebound people in our community this morning!
12/20/2019

We are thankful for our volunteers who delivered boxes to the homebound people in our community this morning!

Thank you JCPD for your service and commitment to the community.
12/19/2019

Thank you JCPD for your service and commitment to the community.

12/19/2019

Good Samaritan Ministries is still looking for a few more volunteers to deliver Food Boxes to some of our homebound neighbors this Friday! Along with the Food Boxes, we will also be blessings our seniors with Gift Baskets for Christmas that will be delivered too! If you are interested please email [email protected] or call/text 423-833-2557! #goodsamjc #combatpoverty #changelives

Merry Christmas from some of the Good Sam fam! We are so thankful for each and every staff and their families for servin...
12/18/2019

Merry Christmas from some of the Good Sam fam! We are so thankful for each and every staff and their families for serving our community.

Do you want to BE A LIGHT THIS CHRISTmas??? This year, you can! Here at Good Sam, we are in the midst of serving over 1,...
12/18/2019

Do you want to BE A LIGHT THIS CHRISTmas??? This year, you can! Here at Good Sam, we are in the midst of serving over 1,000 children, teens, and seniors with our "Be A Light Marketplace Project." Partner with us in empowering our neighbors and making their children’s dreams come true this CHRISTmas. Let's make a difference together! Get Involved! DONATE TODAY at www.goodsamjc.org/bealight/

This program gives homeless and low-income families the opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts for their children in exchange for volunteers hours. Each parent and/or guardian will be required to volunteer at a local organization for 1-2 hours. This is a since of empowerment and self-worth by way of allowing the community recipients to give back.
#bealight
#goodsamjc
#combatpoverty
#changelives

12/17/2019

Thanks WallabiesUSA and Wallabies Outback Gaming for coming out for our staff Christmas party!

12/17/2019
BE A LIGHT THIS CHRISTmas!!!

Do you want to BE A LIGHT THIS CHRISTmas??? This year, you can! Here at Good Sam, we are in the midst of serving over 1,000 children, teens, and seniors with our "Be A Light Marketplace Project." This program gives homeless and low-income families the opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts for their children in exchange for volunteers hours. Each parent and/or guardian will be required to volunteer at a local organization for 1-2 hours. This is a since of empowerment and self-worth by way of allowing the community recipients to give back.

We invite you to partner with us in empowering our neighbors and making their children’s dreams come true this CHRISTmas. Let's make a difference together! Get Involved! Donate Today! Please see the attached donation link below.�
http://goodsamjc.org/donate/

https://youtu.be/6N9dbcNqP6E
�#bealight�
#goodsamjc.org�
#combatpoverty�
#changelives�
#goodsam360�
#iamalink

For anyone that’s still looking for Volunteer Opportunities for the holidays, Good Samaritan needs Volunteers to help wi...
12/16/2019
Christmas Food Box Distribution

For anyone that’s still looking for Volunteer Opportunities for the holidays, Good Samaritan needs Volunteers to help with our Christmas Food Box Distribution this Thursday! Click the link below to see the needed time slots and to sign up! #goodsamjc
#combatpoverty #changelives

https://signup.com/go/ZmktKVb

SignUp.com makes it easy to coordinate school events & classroom activities, fundraisers, snack schedules, potlucks & more!

Attention Good Samaritans! We are still needing volunteers for this Friday & Saturday to volunteer for our “Be a Light M...
12/11/2019
Be A Light Marketplace Event

Attention Good Samaritans! We are still needing volunteers for this Friday & Saturday to volunteer for our “Be a Light Marketplace” where we will serve the families of Teens & Children for The Christmas Holiday! We will have volunteers serve as Gift Wrappers, Personal Shoppers, Greeters, and Toy Room helpers. Click the link to sign up now! #goodsamjc #combatpoverty #changelives

https://signup.com/go/UceYNus

SignUp.com makes it easy to coordinate school events & classroom activities, fundraisers, snack schedules, potlucks & more!

12/09/2019

The 360 Team Building Experience is an initiative to combat poverty and change lives in Northeast Tennessee. Businesses, management teams and organizations can become a link through service to the at-risk and homeless community.

“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” A BIG thank you to Dr. Gorman in teaching some of our t...
12/06/2019

“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” A BIG thank you to Dr. Gorman in teaching some of our team Organizational Self Care!

Thank you to one of our longest “Daily Bread Program” Partners Thankful Baptist Church  who has never missed a month in ...
12/05/2019

Thank you to one of our longest “Daily Bread Program” Partners Thankful Baptist Church who has never missed a month in serving the homeless community meals and the love of Jesus Christ! You guys are so faithful. Today, we celebrate a 15 year partnership with them in serving our neighbors in need. Keep up the “”Good Work”!

We are SUPER Thankful for the Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City team. They collected over $1,000 WORTH OF GIFT CARDS for ...
12/04/2019

We are SUPER Thankful for the Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City team. They collected over $1,000 WORTH OF GIFT CARDS for the The Be A Light Marketplace which serves under-resourced teens!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our event!! We were able to collect lots more gift cards for teens and the coffee was delicious! Special thanks to Dos Gatos Coffee Bar for the venue and Good Samaritan Ministries for stopping by! We are so happy to partner with you all!

#christmas #charity #giftcarddrive #EqualHousingLender www.snmc.com/disclaimer

Mmmmmmm... Coffee. Come get out of the cold and enjoy a complimentary cup of Java with your gift card donation to suppor...
12/03/2019

Mmmmmmm... Coffee. Come get out of the cold and enjoy a complimentary cup of Java with your gift card donation to support our Be A Light Marketplace. Thank You Security National Mortgage!!
Can't make it? You can always donate online at www.goodsamjc.org/bealight or drop off at our office location. 100 Main St. Johnson City

The “Sew-Happy Quilters” have been serving alongside Good Samaritan for the past few years in our fight against homeless...
12/02/2019

The “Sew-Happy Quilters” have been serving alongside Good Samaritan for the past few years in our fight against homelessness! Since 2017 these amazing ladies have so-far made over 550 bedrolls. We are so thankful for what they do for our neighbors in need!

Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health and all things that we are grateful for.Happy Thanksgiving from all of u...
11/28/2019

Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health and all things that we are grateful for.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Good Samaritan Ministries.

11/26/2019
Ashley Sharp WJHL

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!
#goodsamjc
#goodsam360
#combatpoverty
#changelives

SEASON OF GIVING! Can you believe Thanksgiving is in just two days? While we all work to finalize our holiday menus Good Samaritan Ministries is getting hundreds of food boxes out the door to provide a Thanksgiving meal to thousands of people in need in our region.

Our thrift store schedule for this week!
11/26/2019

Our thrift store schedule for this week!

⚠️ Thanksgiving Week Hours Changes ⚠️

We are altering our operating hours for this week (November 24-30) in honor of our employees and their families.

Monday - Tuesday: 9am-6pm
Wednesday: 9am-1pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 12pm-6pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm

11/26/2019

Good Samaritan Ministries upcoming schedule.

Wednesday, November 27.-8:30am-12:00pm
Thursday, November 28- Closed
Friday November 29- Closed

Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃🍁

The brothers of Omega Psi Phi from ETSU were extremely valuable last week helping move items as we continue to set up ou...
11/26/2019

The brothers of Omega Psi Phi from ETSU were extremely valuable last week helping move items as we continue to set up our Be a Light Marketplace! Thank you gentlemen!

We are filming with WJHL and working off our Thanksgiving Foodbox waiting list. There are 100’s of families in need of y...
11/25/2019

We are filming with WJHL and working off our Thanksgiving Foodbox waiting list. There are 100’s of families in need of your help! Get involved today!!!

#goodsamjc
#goodsam360
#combatpoverty
#changelives

Thank you 88.3/ WCQR for having us on air with you today!
11/25/2019

Thank you 88.3/ WCQR for having us on air with you today!

11/25/2019

Be a Light!!! Our C.O.O. Paidiwa Mushayamunda talks about serving our neighbors in need for the Holidays.
#goodsamjc
#combatpoverty
#changelives
#goodsam360

Set up under way for Be A Light Marketplace. This program  serves registered under resourced parents and guardians with ...
11/24/2019

Set up under way for Be A Light Marketplace. This program serves registered under resourced parents and guardians with the opportunity to “shop” and select Christmas gifts for their children. See how you can get involved at www.goodsamjc.org/bealight
#combatpoverty
#changelives

11/23/2019
Thanksgiving Foodbox Project 2k19

We believe that if we can provide every family in need with an opportunity to sit at the dinner table with their love ones during the Thanksgiving Holiday Season then we are making a major difference in our community. We welcome you to help us make a difference by helping serve well over 100 families on our waiting list.
https://youtu.be/wZKqmlFkOgI
Get involved today! Giving is Living.

Donation Info:
Donate on-line today. See the attached giving links below:
https://goodsamjc.org/backtoschooldrive/
https://goodsamjc.org/donate/
https://youtu.be/m-Ql-88RjLQ
Or mail your donation to P.O. Box 2441, Johnson City, TN 37605 or call 423.928.1958 to donate over the phone.
Thank You for making a Major Difference!

Thanksgiving Project 2019 is underway. Thank you to all our supporters, volunteers, staff, and the community in partneri...
11/23/2019

Thanksgiving Project 2019 is underway. Thank you to all our supporters, volunteers, staff, and the community in partnering with us to combat poverty and change lives. Much more to come!
- serving our neighbors in need
- making a difference in Jesus Name!
#combatpoverty
#changelives
#goodsamjc
#goodsam360

11/23/2019

It’s D-Day at Good Sam!!! The Thanksgiving Project is underway... Serving 2,500 Today!

Donation Info:
Donate on-line today. See the attached giving links below:
https://goodsamjc.org/donate/
Or mail your donation to P.O. Box 2441, Johnson City, TN 37605 or call 423.915.6178 to donate over the phone.
Thank You for making a Major Difference!

Thank you Harman Ice for keeping our turkeys 🦃 cold!!!#goodsamjc#combatpoverty#changelives
11/22/2019

Thank you Harman Ice for keeping our turkeys 🦃 cold!!!
#goodsamjc
#combatpoverty
#changelives

FedEx Ship Center leading the way in service! These turkeys are about to be shipped to some amazing families 🦃 #goodsamj...
11/22/2019

FedEx Ship Center leading the way in service! These turkeys are about to be shipped to some amazing families 🦃 #goodsamjc #thanksgiving #combatpoverty #changelives

11/22/2019
11/22/2019

Good Sam D-Day #1/ Thanksgiving Foodbox Project
Help us make a difference...

Donation Info:
Donate on-line today. See the attached giving links below:
https://goodsamjc.org/donate/
Or mail your donation to P.O. Box 2441, Johnson City, TN 37605 or call 423.915.6178 to donate over the phone.
Thank You for making a Major Difference!

11/20/2019
This past weekend we were grateful to have some of our youngest volunteers of the Holiday Season join us to serve! Thank...
11/19/2019

This past weekend we were grateful to have some of our youngest volunteers of the Holiday Season join us to serve! Thank you so much to our volunteers for coming out to serve!

Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City
11/19/2019

Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City

We have a big announcement! This year we are hosting our first ever Christmas gift card drive! This drive will benefit Good Samaritan Ministries, a local non-profit organization. Good Samaritan will have a pop-up Christmas store for qualified parents to shop on December 13 and 14, and while they have plenty of toys for younger kids, they need some items for teenagers, which is where we come in! This year we will be collecting all sorts of $20-$25 gift cards for teenagers. If you would like to donate, feel free to bring gift cards by the office, or call Savannah Church at 423-557-5657 for pick up. The more the merrier, so we would LOVE for you and your business to get involved! Our deadline is December 9, so its not too late for you to make a difference! Give your gift card TODAY!! Please share with your friends!!

#giftcarddrive #charity #Christmas #fundraiser #makeadifference #giveback #EqualHousingLender www.snmc.com/disclaimer

Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City
11/19/2019

Zach Garrison, SNMC Johnson City

We have a big announcement! This year we are hosting our first ever Christmas gift card drive! This drive will benefit Good Samaritan Ministries, a local non-profit organization. Good Samaritan will have a pop-up Christmas store for qualified parents to shop on December 13 and 14, and while they have plenty of toys for younger kids, they need some items for teenagers, which is where we come in! This year we will be collecting all sorts of $20-$25 gift cards for teenagers. If you would like to donate, feel free to bring gift cards by the office, or call Savannah Church at 423-557-5657 for pick up. The more the merrier, so we would LOVE for you and your business to get involved! Our deadline is December 9, so its not too late for you to make a difference! Give your gift card TODAY!! Please share with your friends!!

#giftcarddrive #charity #Christmas #fundraiser #makeadifference #giveback #EqualHousingLender www.snmc.com/disclaimer

Right now, we are $15,000 and 450 turkeys short of reaching our goal. Our first distribution date will take place on THI...
11/18/2019

Right now, we are $15,000 and 450 turkeys short of reaching our goal. Our first distribution date will take place on THIS Friday, Nov. 22nd. Please feel free to donate any amount via the attached information below. Will you help us? Thank you in advance.

Donation Info:
Donate on-line today. See the attached giving links below:
https://goodsamjc.org/donate/
Or mail your donation to P.O. Box 2441, Johnson City, TN 37605 or call 423.915.6178 to donate over the phone.
Thank You for making a Major Difference!

Address

100 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
37601

General information

Immediate assistance is available to clients in crisis situations. Need is determined through an interview with Good Samaritan staff. A local referral system is used to direct clients to other agencies if Good Samaritan is unable to assist.

Opening Hours

Monday 12:30 - 15:30
Monday 08:30 - 12:00
Tuesday 12:30 - 15:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 12:00
Wednesday 12:30 - 15:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 12:00
Thursday 12:30 - 15:30
Thursday 08:30 - 12:00
Friday 12:30 - 15:30
Friday 08:30 - 12:00

Telephone

(423) 928-0288

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