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Welcome to the Echo shop of Saratoga, CA

Who We Help

Our Recipients

The Echo Shop helps those facing adversity in Santa Clara County and beyond.  All of our proceeds to go non-profit organizations that provide direct assistance to community members in need.

Recent recipients of Echo Shop funds include:

  • Santa Maria Urban Ministry is a food pantry and resource center in downtown San Jose, providing bi-monthly groceries, daily bag lunches, hygiene kits, clothing, tax preparation assistance, ESL classes, homework help for 1st-5th graders, and youth summer camps.
  • Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence assists individuals and families by providing emergency shelter, necessities, counseling, a 24-hour hotline, and legal services.
  • Our Daily Bread of Sunnyvale serves hot, nutritious meals to hungry adults and children on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The need continues to increase and is currently at 275 meals per day.
  • Pacific Clinics is California’s largest and most comprehensive social services agency for children and families, providing community-based wraparound and crisis services, foster care and adoption services, neurodevelopment services, family support, First Five, and more.
  • Parisi House on the Hill offers residential treatment, counseling, and education to mothers and pregnant women dealing with substance use disorder, allowing mothers and children to stay together.
  • Cancer CARE Point supports cancer patients and caregivers by providing individual and family counseling, transportation assistance for immunocompromised patients, yoga, qigong, and meditation programs, nutrition and wig services, and support groups.
  • Community Cycles of California grants free bicycles, hosts free bike repair clinics in disadvantaged communities, and offers education, job, and life skills training for individuals facing barriers to employment.
  • Assistance League of Los Gatos-Saratoga supports children’s literacy and STEM education, provides science camp scholarships for in-need students, gives baby necessities and children’s clothing to families in need, and cooks and serves meals to seniors.
  • Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy serves the spiritual needs of the incarcerated, provides reentry classes, counseling, and jail-approved reading glasses.
  • Canterbury Bridge is a San Jose State campus ministry supporting scholarships for deserving students, assistance with parking fees for in-need students, and the Spartan Food Pantry, which serves 1,200 students per month.

The Broader Need

Occasionally, The Echo Shop provides relief funding beyond Santa Clara County. Recent examples include funds sent to Ukraine and Maui through Episcopal Relief and Development, an 80-year-old organization dedicated to responding to human suffering. In September of 2023, the Echo Shop hosted a special fundraiser to generate funds for rebuilding in Lahaina after the Maui wildfires.