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5th Annual ‘BE A FRIEND’ 5K Walkathon

Join us Sunday, September 24  to support Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center’s work to help New Yorkers who are in distress and suicidal, and save lives.

Our Annual 5K Walkathon is a wonderful opportunity for you to get the people in your lives involved in a cause you believe in!  The Walkathon has proven to be an enjoyable gathering of like-minded people who come together as a caring community to promote the value of healing, helping and human kindness.

For more information on how to participate, click here!

Previous Events

MardiGrasImageResized 2Midtown Mardi Gras Benefit for Samaritans
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Inside Park at St. Bart’s

Join Samaritans Board President, Wes Puryear, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase, and our friends and supporters for a special evening benefiting NYC’s Suicide Prevention Center and 24-hour Hotline at the festive Inside Park at St. Bart’s.  The Mardi Gras themed celebration includes: New Orleans Cocktails, Open Bar (6-8 pm), Hors D’ouevres, The Big Mamou Band, Stilt Walkers, Magicians and a Silent Auction featuring New York Nightlife, professional consultations, recreational experiences, vacations, art work and entertainment.

To purchase tickets and make donations, click here.

 

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September 25, 2016

Hudson River Park

 Join friends, family members and colleagues as you take in some fresh air and walk, run or stroll along beautiful Hudson River Park in support of Samaritans 24-hour Suicide Prevention Center at our 4th Annual BE A FRIEND 5K Walkathon, Sunday, September 25.

 The Walkathon has proven to be an enjoyable gathering of like-minded people who come together as a caring community to promote the value of healing, helping and human kindness. And we hope you will make this year’s event even better. For more info on how to get involved Click here

 

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Carla Fine on Surviving Suicide Loss

June 23, 2016
NYC Seminar & Conference Center
23rd Street (bet 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan

Samaritans is pleased to host our good friend, Carla Fine, author of “No Time to Say Goodbye,” in an evening of readings and conversation about surviving suicide loss.  Providing insight, warmth and humor, Carla reflects on her own deeply personal experience of the loss of her husband and the stories she has heard from other loss survivors.  For suicide survivors, their families and friends, colleagues, caregivers and health providers. Readings, group conversation and Q & A.  Light refreshments will be served.  Attendance is free, but you must pre-register.
Click here  http://bit.ly/24x0gVC

 

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Midtown Mardi Gras Benefit for Samaritans

April 12, 2016
Inside Park at St. Bart’s

Join Samaritans Board President, Wes Puryear, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase, and our friends and supporters for a special evening benefiting NYC’s Suicide Prevention Center and 24-hour Hotline at the festive Inside Park at St. Bart’s.  The Mardi Gras themed celebration includes: New Orleans Cocktails, Open Bar (6-8 pm), Hors D’ouevres, The Big Mamou Band, Stilt Walkers, Magicians and a Silent Auction featuring New York Nightlife, professional consultations, recreational experiences, vacations, art work and entertainment.

To purchase tickets and make donations, click here.

 

FreedomtolivePOSTCARD-02 (1)_front_2016Freedom To Live Gala III

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Rob, Lisa and the Sprague Family invite you to the Freedom to Live Gala III, dedicated to the spirit and vibrant memory of Jordan Sprague whose star was rising at 19, but suicide prevented him from experiencing all of his tomorrows. The gala will support efforts to help people in distress during their difficult times.

The gala will take place from 7:30pm-11:30pm on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Princeton Elks in Skillman, New Jersey.

To buy tickets and make donations click here