IMG_0178Friends of Santa Maria

With a monthly donation of $10 or more, you’ll be a member of Friends of Santa Maria and receive our newsletter–here’s our pledge form (.pdf).

Your tax-deductible financial support and prayers for this ministry are very much needed and appreciated!

What would your contribution mean to the clients of Santa Maria?

$5 a month–gasoline for a truck to pick up clothing for 10 needy people.
$15 a month–one week of snacks for the youth in Studio.
$25 a month–3 months of supplies for ABC Playtime.
$50 a month–350 pounds of food from the Food Bank.

$100 a month–rain ponchos for 35 individuals.
$200 a month–one month of electricity for our warehouse freezers.

Individual Donation

Credit-card donations may be made through The Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real. Please designate that the contribution is for “SMUM.”

We welcome your cash donations in the form of a check made out to and mailed to Santa Maria Urban Ministry:

778 South Almaden
San Jose, CA, 95110-2919
Phone: 1-408-292-3314
Email: execdirsmum [at]

or a donation made via your faith community or church. Donations to SMUM are tax-deductible.

Donate In-Kind

Please call: 1-408-292-3314
Email: execdirsmum [at]

If you are interested in donating goods. SMUM distributes clothing, food, bicycles, and toys to hundreds of clients a year. Likewise,


Please call: 1-408-292-3314
Email: execdirsmum [at]

If you are interested in volunteering, please go here for more information.