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SAMMinistries Library Monitor

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The recently renovated Harvey E. Najim Library at the Transitional Living and Learning Center (TLLC) is now open for residents to check out books. Library monitors help catalog and label books, check in and out materials, help staff and residents use library technology and find books, and maintain cleanliness and order in the library. The library is open every Saturday from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Days and times vary - to sign up or receive more information please email Volunteer@samm.org

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About SAMMinistries


5922 Blanco, San Antonio, TX 78216, US

Mission Statement

San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries is an interfaith ministry whose mission is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, shelter, housing, and services. We provide volunteer opportunities to be renewed and fulfilled as they serve.


During a cold winter morning in 1981, the problems of the homeless were brought into stark perspective for the members of First Presbyterian Church in downtown San Antonio.

A homeless man, frozen to death, was found on the church grounds. In response, volunteers started a ministry in the church gymnasium to shelter and care for the growing number of homeless individuals.

By 1983 this program, having gained financial assistance of several downtown churches, was incorporated by 11 downtown congregations into San Antonio Metropolitan Ministry, Inc. (SAMMinistries).

Today SAMMinistries has a staff of more than 80 and is supported by thousands of volunteers who help families and individuals throughout San Antonio on their path to self-sufficiency.

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