Community

I recently attended the annual conference of the Christian Community Health Fellowship (CCHF) in Oklahoma City from May 12th – 14th. The mission of CCHF is to educate, encourage and engage Christians to live out the gospel through healthcare among the poor. This is precisely what The Good Samaritan Health Center strives to do each day for our patients, and …

Meet the Good Sam Urban Farm Team

Just over two decades ago, Dr. Bill Warren founded the Good Samaritan Health Center in a spare room of an Atlanta church. Dr. Warren radically followed God’s call to serve the city by providing affordable healthcare to those in need. In 1999, the first official Good Samaritan Health Center building opened its doors with a small staff of eight people …

Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, where we turn our attention to those who often must face the choice of providing food for their families or keeping the lights turned on. Cooking a quality meal or paying for care insurance and gas. Getting three meals a day or visiting a doctor when they are sick. Unfortunately these impossible choices to make …

An Urban Oasis

The Good Samaritan Urban Farm is poised to connect people on a basic human level. No matter your background, you have a strong fundamental connection with what you eat, -Urban Farm and Volunteer Manager Latrice Dudley, As the warm rays of the morning sun break through the skyscrapers of downtown Atlanta they fall upon a patch of garden in a …

Healing the Brokenhearted

The human spirit can endure a sick body, but who can bear a crushed spirit? Psalm 18:14 The very core of the Good Samaritan story is to love your neighbor as yourself. For many of us that command is the driving force for our lives, lives that either through direct service or through investing in the work of God we …

Our Patients. Our Neighbors

OUR PATIENTS. OUR NEIGHBORS I was just grateful that someone thought enough of me to refer me to Good Sam. -Venessa It’s early Tuesday morning and several patients begin to gather outside the doors of Good Sam as the staff finishes their morning devotion and gathers in prayer. While the work to be done and tasks to be accomplished today …