We rely on donations to keep our branch operating. It costs £1250 a week to keep our branch open and we don't receive government grants, hence the need for fundraising events.
Many of these events are organised by the Friends of Samaritans of Bournemouth and District.
There are a range of fundraising opportunities available and we're always keen to hear from volunteers who'd like to organise an event on our behalf. Some of the ways in which you can help to fund our work are:
- Cake sales
- Work dress-down days
- Sponsored sporting activities, such as walks or cycle events
Fundraising events in 2018
18 & 19 August 2018: Dorset Cream Teas, Sturminster Marshall.
10 November 2018: Wimborne in Bloom (we had a stand).
We also held several collections, at Haskins Garden Centres and various locations around Bournemouth and the surrounding area.
Further events will be organised in 2019 so please watch this space!
Our volunteers take part in many fundraising events, as you can see from the photo of Ruby and her daughter, Laura, below. This was taken at a local fashion show, which raised £700 for Bournemouth and District Samaritans.
If you'd like to organise a fundraising event, please get in touch!
01202 551 999