Events and fundraising

When you fundraise for Samaritans you help us be there for those who need us most. From bake sales to bike rides, marathons to mufti days, there's a fundraising idea for you!

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Run for Samaritans

Join #TeamSamaritans by taking part in a run to raise vital funds for Samaritans

Lake District Challenge

Walk for Samaritans

Sign up to fundraise for Samaritans by taking on a walking challenge

Ride London

Cycle for Samaritans

Take on a cycling event and raise vital funds for Samaritans


Do your own fundraising

Take your pick. There are loads of fun and easy ways to raise money - from bake sales to fun runs, football matches to party nights and more besides.


Stream for Samaritans

By streaming for Samaritans, you can have fun while raising money to help fund our vital service.

Swim For York Samaritans - 16 June 2023

Swim for Samaritans

Take on a swimming event and raise vital funds for Samaritans

Balloons - Celebration Giving - Samaritans fundraising

Celebration giving

Birthday, wedding, anniversary: asking for donations for a gift can inspire your friends and family to help save lives on your special day

An Ultra Challenge walk photo of two people walking past Durdle Door in Dorset

Take on an Ultra Challenge

Whether you’re a wild walker new to challenge events, an experienced trekker, a marathon enthusiast upping the distance or a seasoned radical runner, there’s an Ultra Challenge that’s perfect for you.


Samaritans fundraising stories

Hear from our supporters and get inspired to organise your own fundraiser


Walk to Remember

Get together for a Walk to Remember and share memories of a loved one. Choose a date, distance and a place that feels special. Raise funds to help Samaritans support people who are struggling to cope.

Two fundraisers at Snowdon

Fundraising materials

From sponsorship forms to fundraising guides - here you will find all you need to make your fundraising event a roaring success

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