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Our Statement on Racial Equity & Justice

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.

2020-06-17T14:46:02-04:00June 12th, 2020|

Kathleen Marchi joins Samaritans as Executive Director

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 [...]

2019-12-04T10:07:22-05:00December 4th, 2019|

Welcome Emma Albright to Samaritans Board of Directors!

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.

2019-06-26T14:42:03-04:00June 26th, 2019|

Our Executive Director, Steve Mongeau, announces his retirement

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 [...]

2019-06-26T10:27:40-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

Team Captain finds purpose each year at Samaritans 5K

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.

2018-09-21T13:43:50-04:00September 21st, 2018|