BECOME A RUN CORPORATE SPONSOR
The Bracknell Samaritans Run is a very popular & fun running event for the local community, open to the whole family. Additionally, it is the key fundraising event for our local Samaritans branch, based in Bracknell.
Whilst Samaritans is a nationwide charity with 201 branches, many of those, including our Bracknell Samaritans branch, are independent charities in their own right; fully run by volunteers and entirely dependent on charitable donations to keep doing what we do.
The Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot & District Samaritans Branch organises the Bracknell Samaritans Run for the local community every year and all profits raised directly benefit our local branch.
Did you know:
Samaritans of Bracknell, Ascot, Wokingham & districts are fully self-funded and run 100% by volunteers
It costs around £25,000 each year to keep operating
In 2018 we answered 15,231 calls
We listened to our callers for 3728 hours
There are over 125 local people who volunteer at our branch
Become a (corporate) Sponsor
The operational costs to set up & deliver the Bracknell Samaritans Run is expected to be in the region of £6500 - £7000 this year. As a charity event, with all profits raised benefiting our local Samaritans branch in Bracknell, we are looking to partner with local businesses who are able to sponsor the delivery of the Bracknell Samaritans Run either by making a monetary donation, offering services for free (or at a discounted rate) or by offering products in kind.
In return for your support, we can offer a range of opportunities including branding on our website & social media exposure, inclusion in event communications and on-the-day promotions, race entry & VIP opportunities to name but a few. The Bracknell Samaritans Run is a popular event and well attended. With 850+ runners expected to participate in the various races, with family and friends supporting them, and around 90 volunteers supporting us, it is a great opportunity to get involved with the local community.
If you, or your company, can help, please contact us today! Whether you can offer a little support or a lot, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we could work together & would love to hear from you.
Why we need your help
Samaritans work together to make sure fewer people die by suicide.
Every six seconds, Samaritans respond to a call for help. No judgement. No pressure. Samaritans are here for anyone who needs someone. Each day around 16 people take their life in the UK and Ireland. In the next hour, Samaritans will receive 600 calls for help.
Samaritans offer a confidential listening service to those having thoughts of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. Our local Samaritans branch, based in Bracknell, offers support to our callers 365 days per year.