Join Host Committee Chair 

Wes Puryear, Executive Director
JP Morgan Chase & Company
Samaritans Board President

Loren Klein, Samaritans Board
Member, Chair, Benefit Committee

"For 38 years Samaritans has been a
lifeline and safety net for thousands of
New Yorkers in need of emotional
support and someone who cares.

We look forward to seeing so many of
you who have played such a crucial
role in our work at our biggest and
most exciting event of the year.”

                                    Wes Puryear


Donate to the Silent Auction 
Download the auction donation FORM

Become an Event Sponsor
Please contact Varun Sudhakar
Or download the sponsorship FORM

Help Samaritans raise $100,000 for
our 24-hour suicide prevention
hotline, community prevention
education program and services for
survivors of suicide loss.

With 100 caring and dedicated
volunteers who reflect NYC’s
cultural diversity who donate
30,000 hours in free labor (worth
over $875,000 per year), every
dollar you donate turns into $3.

What your donation buys:

$500 pays for a School Suicide
Awareness Presentation for NYC
school students and teachers

$1,000 covers all the related costs
tied to each bi-monthly Survivor of
Suicide Loss Support Group Meeting

$2,000 pays for one day of operation
of NYC’s 24-hour suicide hotline’s
ability to respond to 200 calls

$5,000 funds a Suicide Prevention
Professional Development Training
Conference for 150-200 NYC school
counselors and health providers

$10,000 provides funds needed
to add an additional monthly support
group for survivors of suicide loss