Whether it's a Good Samaritan Society resident who went skydiving or another who's making quilts for villages around the world, inspirational stories happen every day at Good Samaritan Society locations across the country.
Let us know if you have an inspirational story to tell.
Nov 26, 2013
The Good Samaritan Society, this year, introduced a new training program focusing on the Society's philosophy. It's called "The Good Samaritan Society Way." As a part of this effort, staff members have been voluntarily sharing stories and examples, in both formal and informal ways, of how they understand and have experienced traits exhibited by... Read more
Aug 13, 2013
In sharing God's love, we are called to continually look out, beyond what we are familiar with, to help others in need. Staff and friends of the Good Samaritan Society have been making connections with the poor of Colombia, hoping to learn from them and help by getting involved and telling their story. Watch this recent video from a Society... Read more
Jun 24, 2013
Just a week and a day after his 17th birthday, Chad Beissel was hit by a car and thrown from his bicycle. The accident left him with severe brain and spinal injuries and in a coma for nine months. He was in the hospital for a year and a half. When Chad finally left the hospital, his family needed help caring for him. They wanted a place where... Read more
Jun 24, 2013
The heart and eyes of a 73-year-old woman from Colombia changed South Dakota resident Michelle Short’s life more than she ever could have imagined. Short, who works at Good Samaritan Society – Canton in Canton, S.D., first met Conchita Bolanos on a mission trip sponsored by The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society’s Project... Read more