The Life Saving Society is special group of donors who contribute $1,000 or more per year to support Samaritans’ life saving services. Your Life Saving Society gift helps ensure that Samaritans’ 24/7 phone and text crisis Helpline, suicide prevention workshops, and SafePlace grief support groups remain available and free of charge to all who need them.

Life Saving Society logo


In appreciation of your generosity, Life Saving Society members receive:

  • Special recognition listings
  • Members-only communications
  • Complimentary registration for our annual 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention
  • A lapel pin signifying your commitment to our life saving services
  • Invitations to private events

Most of all, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference and truly saving lives.

Giving Circles

  • Befriending Circle – $25,000

  • Compassion Circle – $15,000

  • Empathy Circle – $10,000

  • Inspiration Circle – $5,000

  • Hope Circle – $3,000

  • Comfort Circle – $1,000


For more information or to discuss joining the Life Saving Society, please contact Janet Lawn, Chief Development Officer, at (617) 536-2460 x5223.

“Samaritans makes such a difference in people’s lives. We are so proud and grateful to be part of this wonderful place.”

Tom and Fran Bartlett, Life Saving Society members