Home for the Holidays: SAMP

The Bay Area has the THIRD LARGEST population of people experiencing homelessness. 28,200 individuals lived without stable shelter in 2017, and that number has only grown during the pandemic. Let that sink in. We are so fortunate to have a roof to sleep under each night and we don't have to think about when our next meal is going to be. This is not the same case for homeless families this holiday season.

This is why we urgently ask you to donate to our Home for the Holidays fundraiser. We will be using proceeds to make and deliver care packages for families in need this winter. Every penny counts and we need your help to reach our goal!

If you would like to learn more about this initiative and how you can get involved, please visit the following information page. The SAMP team greatly appreciates your help and support, thank you! 
Home for the Holidays: SAMP Information Page 

How are you celebrating this holiday season? Please leave us a comment and feel free to share this page :)

[Note: The beneficiaries for this fundraiser are going to be the homeless individuals in our community. Proceeds will NOT be going to the name listed under the beneficiary for this campaign. Since SAMP is a small, student-run organization, we are using a temporary system to collect donations. SAMP guarantees that your donation will be used to help create care packages for families in need this holiday season. Thank you.]
About Us:

We are a silicon valley nonprofit organization that aims to spread and encourage unity by giving back to communities through various acts of kindness. We are a group of aspiring high school students who believe that maintaining SAMP, which means unity in Gujarati, during uncertain times is crucial. We believe it is necessary to put aside our differences and face problems as one because we are stronger together. We have carried out multiple projects in the past year, and if you would like to know more about them, please visit our website, thesamp.org.  

From our last GoFundMe fundraiser (using the same campaign page), we were thankful to have an overwhelming amount of support from many donors. On November 25th, we donated 10% of our proceeds to La Jolla Institute for Immunology, which has been making research efforts for COVID-19.
Questions can be directed to our email, which is [email redacted]
Please feel free to check out our website, thesamp.org
  • Saisha N 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Chandra Ravi 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Samantha Fernando 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Vijaypal Akkati 
    • $50 
    • 8 mos
  • Kautilya Dammalapati 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
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Fundraising team: The SAMP Team (3)

Rajvee Patel 
Raised $727 from 16 donations
Milpitas, CA
Twinklekumar Patel 
Lladro Valle 
Team member
Raised $25 from 1 donation
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