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We’re on the frontline of the cost-of-living crisis

We’re answering over 400 calls a day from people consumed by money worries. If you're able to, please donate today so anyone struggling to cope has somewhere to turn.

Hayley June appeal 2023

TCS London Marathon 2024

Run with Samaritans and together we can save lives

We're proud to be the 2024 TCS London Marathon Charity of the Year. Run for #TeamSamaritans – in London or wherever you choose – and help people believe a better tomorrow is possible. We're with you every step of the way.

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Being a Samaritan means being there for people who need someone to listen. Last year around 23,000 people volunteered their time with us.

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Samaritans’ strategy: Tackling suicide together

Samaritans’ 2022-27 strategy, ‘Tackling suicide together’, outlines our main priorities for the next five years and how we’ll be working towards our vision that fewer people die by suicide.

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