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BENEFITING: THE SAMARITANS

ORGANIZER: THE SAMARITANS

EVENT: Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run 2015

EVENT DATE: Oct 25, 2015

Marco Palombo

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THE SAMARITANS wrote -

HELP TEAM SAMARITANS RI REACH THE FINISH LINE AT THE 2015 PELL BRIDGE RUN!


Dear Fellow Rhode Islanders,

Everyone knows The Samaritans from our signs at the Pell, Jamestown and Mount Hope Bridges. Being on the bridges is symbolic of our 38 years of dedication to suicide prevention. In the last seven years alone more than 50 callers have referenced bridge signs as how they heard about us. We can't image how many callers in previous years.

But we are more than signs on the bridges. Since 1977, we have been Rhode Islanders who live, work, and volunteer to break the stigma associated with suicide prevention and asking for help. Every day our volunteers befriend the hopeless and alone and yes, sometimes the suicidal. With every caller, we ask "Are you suicidal?" With that question, we are giving the caller a safe, nonjudgmental place to talk. It is often the first step to asking for help from famiies and professionals. We know it is controversial to be on the bridge. But if we can't be there for the hopeless, who will?

"Cross the Bridge to Hope" is the theme of our third annual event as TEAM SAMARITANS RI - runners and walkers from the Ocean State participating in the Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run - 4 miles across the bridge from Jamestown to Newport.

Today, we are asking everyone's help in building momentum to help carry our message of suicide prevention and our team to finish line. In 2013, we raised more than $30,000. In 2015, we are setting another goal of $30,000!

To reach this goal, we are asking you and Rhode Islanders in all 39 cities and towns to make this effort a reality!

Please give generously. Give to remember or honor a loved one or friend!
Also consider walking or running with us!

On behalf of all we serve, thank you.

Register for the Pell Bridge Run at http://www.pellbridgerun.com/

For more information about The Samaritans of RI and its programs, please visit www.samaritansri.org
Join us on Facebook!


Contact Information:
The Samaritans of Rhode Island
P.O. Box 9086
Providence RI 02940
Business Line: 401.721.5220
Email: info@samaritansri.necoxmail.com

REGISTER

$956

MONEY RAISED
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  • Richard Fleischer

    $50

  • Jonathan, Kathleen, Julia & Isabel Mancini

    $100

  • Carys Coco

    $100

  • Larry & Amy Dressler

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Stephen M. McCartney

    $100

  • Michael Chalek

    $50

  • The Landry Family

    $100

  • Chris capozzi

     

  • ted walsh

    $50

  • Bob Mancini

    $75

  • Dottor Family

    $20

  • Harold

    $25

  • Bob Barber

    $100

  • John Schaffran

    $50

  • Bob ONeil

    $30

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The Team: $23,169 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

THE SAMARITANS

Amount Raised

$10,263

 

34% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Denise Panichas

Amount Raised

$4,125

Fundraiser Title

Bryan Ganley

Amount Raised

$3,170

Fundraiser Title

Marco Palombo

Amount Raised

$956

Fundraiser Title

Molly Precopio

Amount Raised

$865

Fundraiser Title

Kathleen Merrill

Amount Raised

$735

 

147% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Erika Travinski

Amount Raised

$510

Fundraiser Title

Geoffrey Potter

Amount Raised

$440

Donor Comments

Bob ONeil

Bob ONeil

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

John Schaffran

John Schaffran

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Bob Barber

Bob Barber

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Harold

Harold

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Dottor Family

Dottor Family

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Bob Mancini

Bob Mancini

DONATION: $75

2 years ago

ted walsh

ted walsh

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Chris capozzi

Chris capozzi

2 years ago

The Landry Family

The Landry Family

DONATION: $100

Good luck Marco 2 years ago

Michael Chalek

Michael Chalek

DONATION: $50

Marco this is a great cause. Best of luck. 2 years ago