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Eileen Liu

Eileen Liu

Since 1974, Samaritan House has lived up to its motto of “fighting poverty and lifting lives” throughout San Mateo County.

Founded by Dr. Cora Clemons, the nonprofit focuses on providing a diverse range of services for the community, such as health and dental services, food provisions, children’s programs, housing and shelter, employment resources and financial empowerment.

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My favorite local charity is East Palo Alto Ecumenical Hunger Program - they do a great job and get every dollar to the people who really need it


Should have checked first. Clemons started it but Kelly became director.


I thought former Serra teacher John Kelly founded Samaritan.


I can highly recommend Thomas Huening's biography on John Kelly, "The Quintessential Good Samaritan", available from

Very inspirational reading!

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