Every single day, around 16 people decide to end their own life across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We believe that by providing a safe place for people to explore their thoughts and feelings in confidence, we can help them find a way forward.
But we're a charity, and it's your kind donations that keep our helplines open. If you would like to donate online, then we'd be ever so grateful! There are a few different options...
- Our Mydonate page
- Our Ebay shop (coming soon!)
If you'd like to fundraise for us contact our Volunteer for Fundraising and Publicity Karen, she can be contacted on 07730525349 or via email at ScunSamFundraising@Outlook.com - we look forward to hearing from you!
Here are some recent and future fundraising activities for 2017!!! Up and coming events here
Fundraising that has taken place!! Huge thank you's :)
17th and 18th June - What a weekend!!!!!!! Click here to see information linked to the Wingwalk and Skydive!!!
Lou's Tyres - A huge thank you to Simon from Lou's Tyres who decided to make Scunthorpe Samaritans their charity of choice during their classic car day!! They raised more than £120!!! Thank you :)
The Parts People - Thank you so much to "The Parts People" in Scunthorpe for having a fundraising tub at their checkout for us. Since August 2016 it's been sat there, collecting in the pennies and we counted it up today and have collected in a grand total of £29.37. On average it costs us £1.25 each time we support someone so this is just over 23 connections with people who need us in our community.
If you'd be happy to have a tub please get in touch via email (Scunthorpe@Samaritans.org) or phone 07730 525349 and ask for Karen. We'd love to get as many tubs as possible out into the local community.
May 2017 - what a month!!!
Evening with the Elderberries - A huge thank you to our volunteer Lynne who played her part in organising "An evening with the elderberries" at the Congregational church in Scunthorpe on the 19th May. In total this great event raised £546!!! Thank you so much to everyone who attended.
Chloe's Nail Bar - Launched in May we have been contacted by Chloe's Nail Bar who explains she has set a new business up and donating some of the profits from each sale to Scunthorpe Samaritans!!! Check out her page now and if you need your nails doing think of her :)
North Lincs Half Marathon - We have been asked for the second year to run a water station at the North Lincs Half Marathon. As part of this we get free running places to offer to our supporters. A huge thank you to Zoe Dent and Andrea Berry who ran for us this year and in total raised over £810!!! We then were donated £80 by Tape to Tape (the organisers of the event) for running the station. A great day was had by all and we've already been asked back next year! Thank you to all the volunteers who helped on the day, to Zoe, Andrea and Tape to Tape for the opportunity.
Graham's Day - This is a memorial football game organised by a group of colleagues in memory of their colleague Graham. On the 14th May they held a Charity Football match at Scunthorpe United Football club, a raffle and much much more. In total they raised over £1500!! Thank you so much. Click here to see an article published in Scunthorpe Telegraph about the event. Below is a picture of the teams ready to head into a football battle :)
Charity Football Match in North Lincolnshire. As well as Graham's day another football match took place this month on the 13th May. In total these lovely gents raised over £1000!! Two matches in one weekend. We couldn't believe it! Here is our branch director collecting in the money raised.
Dress Down Day - St Bedes Academy Scunthorpe. Thank you to the staff and students at St Bede's Academy in Scunthorpe. They held a dress down day for us this month and raised an amazing £550. Here is our outreach volunteer Tom accepting the cheque from the students!!
Previous years fundraising - Click here!!!