Breakfast For Hope

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Join us on Thursday, May 11, 2017 for our 2017 Breakfast for Hope. Listening is a powerful tool in suicide prevention, and you can join Samaritans in using listening to impact your community and save a life. At the Breakfast for Hope, you will learn about Samaritans’ three key programs: Community Education & Outreach, 24/7 Call or Text Statewide HelpLine, and Grief Support Services.

Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Registration & Coffee: 7:00am
Program & Breakfast: 8:00 – 9:00am

Registration for the 2017 Breakfast for Hope is now closed. 

If you have questions or need to change your reservation please email

I can’t attend but would like to make a donation.

Check out this preview of A Survivor’s Story, and see more of Michael’s story at the event:

A Survivor’s Story – Learn more on May 11th from Samaritans Inc on Vimeo.

We are excited to welcome Featured Speaker: MA Senate President Stan Rosenberg.

Ways you can take part in the 2017 Breakfast for Hope:

  • Corporate Sponsorship (Includes a table for 10) – Learn how your company can be involved in preventing suicide
  • Individual Sponsorship (Includes a table for 10) – Support Samaritans’ life saving programs with a personally meaningful gift of $1,000 or more
  • Host a Table – Purchase a table for 10 at the event and invite others to join you as your guests
    (Half Table Host for 5 guests is also available)
  • Captain a Table – Purchase a ticket for the event and invite others to purchase tickets and join you at your table
  • Purchase a ticket – Individual tickets are $50 and include the program, coffee reception, and a plated breakfast

Individual Sponsors

Empathy Circle Sponsors
Albert and Diane Kaneb

Compassion Circle Sponsors
Debbie and Tim Connolly
Jason H. Jenkins and Candice DeStefano

Inspiration Circle Sponsors
Stacy Lucchino and Blair Ballard
Steve Mongeau and Janice Ruell
Joe Shapiro and Lynn Clark

Hope Circle Sponsors
Kara Hines
Sean and Debi Murphy
Mark and Grace Sullivan

Comfort Sponsors
Elizabeth J. Boland
Christian Caldaroni Memorial Fund
Matthew and Camila Caldwell
Christy and Jay Cashman
John Corcoran
David and Kay D’Orlando
The Bennett Family Foundation
John Ferguson/Webster Bank
RoseMary  and Dan Fuss
Mark and Diana Horgan
Roberta Hurtig
Peter and Joan Ford Mongeau
Terrie Perella and Robert Pirozzi
Gordon Pugh
June and David Rokoff
Lisa Sarno
Kent Sheng
Ron White and Andy Taylor
Amy Wilson and David August

Table Hosts
Rhumbline Advisers
City of Boston
Tom Burke
Amy Caplan
Marjorie Clapprood and Chris Spinazzola
Lisa Craig
Brandon Davis
Joseph Feaster
Gill Fishman
Joanne Grady-Savard
Callahan Hoffman Co.
Brian and Kacy Maitland and the Cerasoli Family
Janet Lawn and Maryann Chaisson
Stacey Marino
Mary McDonagh
Robert McGuiness
Jane and Lou Quercia
Kathleen and Mark Ruggiero
MA State Senate
Sloane & Walsh
Winslow Technology Group

Table Captains
Sarah Cahill
Samantha Joseph
Alice Kokodis
Rebecca Jones/ Vertex Pharmaceuticals