Suicide is a serious health issue that affects employee morale, productivity, and the bottom line in every business.

  • A person dies by suicide every 14 hours in Massachusetts.
  • The highest suicide rate is among men aged 45-64.
  • 85% of suicide deaths occur among the nation’s workforce.
  • Each year $41 billion is lost in productivity and medical bills due to suicide and self-injury.

Your company can help save lives and generate goodwill in your community by sponsoring a Samaritans event or providing a grant to fund our suicide prevention work.

Sponsor Our Marathon Team

Support our amazing runners as they take on 26.2 for suicide prevention. Our Marathon team started out with just two runners in 2007 and now raises more than $140,000 each year! Your company name or logo will be on our team jerseys as the runners pass by thousands of spectators on race day, and featured on the Samaritans website.

Learn more about Marathon team sponsorship

Sponsor the Breakfast for Hope

Samaritans’ annual Breakfast for Hope showcases our life saving work and services while raising vital funds for suicide prevention. For more than 600 guests, there is no better way to fully appreciate the impact Samaritans has on the lives of others and the hope we bring to our community. Sponsorship of the Breakfast for Hope brings your company great visibility in the Boston business community. Image: Mauricio Rosales
Learn more about Breakfast sponsorship

Sponsor the 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention

Two adults and a child run with arms raised. They wear orange shirts. Other Samaritans' 5k runners are in the background.
The 5K is Samaritans’ largest annual event, bringing together more than 2,500 runners, walkers, volunteers, and spectators in celebration of life. Sponsorship provides several options for visibility as your company helps reduce stigma and support important suicide prevention initiatives. Image: Hilary P. Cole
Learn more about 5K sponsorship

Samaritans events in Fiscal Year 2019

raised for our life saving services