Fundraising at Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans

Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans is entirely self-funded and is responsible for raising the annual income it needs to be there, supporting people struggling to cope in the local community.

We are always looking for support for the charity and you don’t have to be a volunteer on the phones to make a difference to the people who need to talk to us. There are many ways that individuals and companies can raise or donate money to help us be there.

Make a donation

You can donate to Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans by making either a one off or regular donation via the link to the right.

Cheque donations can be sent to the Fundraising Department, Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans, 5 Caton Street, Rochdale OL16 1QJ.  Please make your cheque payable to ’Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans’.  Did you know you can also donate by text?

Charity Partnerships

We work in partnership with companies that are looking to give something back to their local community by supporting a charity. Companies may be looking at ways of increasing staff morale  by organizing fundraising events  either a charity of the year programme or one off events. We work with each company on an individual basis offering support to them in whatever way is best.


As a charity we organize various events throughout the year to raise much needed funds and have fun while we do it!

If you have the skills and expertise to organize a fundraising event on behalf of Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans, we would love to hear from you. Maybe you have the passion to organize a music or comedy gig for us, or hold a cake sale in your school or workplace.  In most cases we can arrange for a Samaritan volunteer to give a talk at the event or to your company or organisation.

Sponsored Events

Could you run a marathon, ride a bike or swim the channel and gain sponsorship for doing it?  Maybe you could do an eating competition or organise a sponsored Frisbee throw and raise money for the charity. We would love to hear from you so we can support you with whatever challenge you are taking on.  We can help with branded sponsor forms, support with building your online fundraising page and a dedicated point of contact at the chari

Give as you live

Download the fundraising tool to shop online at over 3630 of your favourite stores and raise money of us.

Easy Fundraising

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Legacy giving

Legacy gifts are an important source of income and helps us both to continue to provide our vital service and to plan for the future. If you would like further information about leaving a gift in your will to Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans then please contact us at