Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of our corporate partners, Samaritans can be there for anyone, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Our corporate partners
Leeds Building Society
Thanks to our friends at Leeds Building Society, we’re transforming the IT infrastructure across our local branches so we can keep our life-saving helpline running 24/7.
Lord Mayor’s Appeal
Together with the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, we’ve created a ground-breaking workplace wellbeing initiative called Wellbeing in the Workplace, which is helping to create happier and healthier workplaces.
Bank of England
Mark Carney launched our year-long partnership with Bank of England on Brew Monday, Samaritans’ annual fundraising drive. As well as raising vital funds, the Bank also rolled-out our Wellbeing in the Workplace learning tools.
PwC chose Samaritans as one of its charity partners and staff aim to raise a transformative £200,000 by 2019. That’s enough to help us train another 500 volunteers a year.
John Lewis & Partners
A team of John Lewis and Waitrose staff, known as Partners, spent ten weeks based in Samaritans shops, advising our volunteers on retail best practice.
Coffee#1 aims to raise £100k over two years for Samaritans. We’re also training Coffee#1 employees to be more emotionally aware through a calendar of staff wellbeing workshops. Read more
Through its Delay Repay scheme, Abellio is giving any passengers (delayed by 15 minutes or more) the opportunity to donate their compensation refund to Samaritans.
Samaritans’ Charity of the Year partnership with retailer Scotmid Cooperative raised an incredible £315,000, helping us fund 63,000 calls for support.
Since 2010, Samaritans has been working with Network Rail and the wider rail industry to prevent rail suicides and support those affected by them.
Prison officers, weapons engineers, job centre coaches and marine biologists are just some of the professions who've been encouraged to sign up to Samaritans' Wellbeing in the Workplace programme.
Pitcher & Piano
As part of a six-month long partnership, Pitcher & Piano has pledged to donate 30p to Samaritans for every ‘Hazelnut-chocolate filled mini doughnuts’ that is sold.
We’re incredibly proud of what we have achieved with Samaritans. The partnership exceeded all of our expectations. In just a year, Scotmid staff, members and customers raised enough money to fund over 63,000 calls for help, which have the potential to change, or even save someone’s life.
Scotmid President, Harry Cairney
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