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Penny Campaign 2016 is here

This year’s goal is $60,000. All of the money stays in the community helping your hungry and homeless neighbors. It takes just 204 pennies to buy someone a hot meal in our Soup Kitchen. Start collecting your pennies and dollars. Collection Day is Saturday, December 3. Bring your donations to either 110 Oakwood across from…

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Homeless film showing, Aug. 23

For those who missed its local debut at the RiverRun International Film Festival a couple of years ago, Homeless, a film shot at Samaritan, is being shown at Aperture on August 23 at 7:30 p.m. The film is part of Aperture’s Made in the Triad series. Filmmakers Clay and Tif Hassler based their film on…

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Tour de Llama raises $17,376.

Thanks to our 46 sponsors and 130 cyclists for helping us shoot past our goal for the third annual Tour de Llama. We had a great day on June 25 at Divine Llama Vineyards in East Bend. Thanks to Grill Team Six for providing the excellent food. Thanks to Matt Canter and Ken’s Bike Shop…

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Tour de Llama is June 25

If you’re a cyclist, come for the 30- or 60-mile rides through beautiful Yadkin County. If you’d just like a day in the country, come for the hayrides, wine tastings, music, farm tours and photo opps with llamas. To register or learn more, click here. Returning cyclists, please note the rides start earlier this year, at…

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Take a virtual tour of our new building.

Elisa Sturkie, a senior at Mt. Tabor High School and aspiring filmmaker, approached Samaritan last year with the idea of doing her Girl Scout Gold Award at Samaritan. The Gold Award is the equivalent of the Eagle Scout project. Sturkie’s scout troop had talked about ways to make their projects meaningful to the community. “I…

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Tour de Llama returns June 25

Registration is open for Tour de Llama. Note: we’re starting at 8:30 a.m., half an hour earlier this year. To register online, click here.

Tour de Llama is back on June 25th.

The cyclists, the llamas and the great food are back for the Third Annual Tour de Llama. To register online, click here. Choose from 30- or 60-mile rides that begin and end at Divine Llama Vineyards in East Bend. Rides begin at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine.

Expungement clinic in the news

We’ve partnered with Wake Forest University School of Law students on a series of Expungement Clinics that have been held at Samaritan in the evenings. The students’ work received some well-deserved recognition in the Winston-Salem Journal recently. You can read the story here.