While no individual action or plan alone is adequate in dismantling racism, we all have a part to play. We urge you, along with us, to be brave in discovering the ways our individual and collective actions have allowed systemic and social injustices to exist for too long. We ask you to also commit to tangible anti-racist actions every day and invite you to hold us accountable.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Kathleen (Kathy) Marchi has joined Samaritans, Inc. as our new Executive Director and President. In this leadership position, Kathy will represent our life-saving suicide prevention mission and values to external audiences at city, state, regional, national, and international levels. She will collaborate with other organizations in the [...]
Susie Korb and David Majenski joined Samaritans' Board in October 2019.
We are excited to welcome Kennedy Elsey to Samaritans' Board of Directors! We asked Kennedy to describe herself in a nutshell; read on to learn more!
Emma Albright has been involved with Samaritans for four years and is thrilled to be joining the Board of Directors. As a former Samaritans volunteer, mentor to new volunteers, and Homeleader, Emma had the privilege of coming to know those who use our services, and the many paths that may lead a person to pick up the phone, write a text, or visit a SafePlace meeting.
Steve and his wife, Jan, with their children, children-in-law, and grandchildren. Dear Samaritans community members, My life’s journey has taken an unexpected turn as my family was stunned to learn last month that my wife, Janice, had a “massive growth in her brain,” which turned out to be a cancerous tumor. We are [...]
We are fortunate that several outstanding folks have joined Samaritans staff and Board in 2019. Check out the profiles below of the newest members of the team!
Samaritans volunteer and former Board member Jane Quercia has been involved with Samaritans for 30 years. This is her story.
We discovered Samaritans a few short months after my younger brother Ryan took his life. Ryan was an incredibly active and inclusive kid, and we felt the Samaritans Annual 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention would be an amazing way to not only honor him but have one day a year where we can all be together to celebrate his life.
We are fortunate that several outstanding folks have joined Samaritans' staff and Board this year. Check out the profiles below of the newest members of the team!